Physiotherapy Courses

  • Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association


Location: Halifax, NS

Dates: Friday, October 25, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019


Course Sponsor/Host: Physiotherapie Uro-Santé
Location: Halifax, NS
Registration Dates: Open
Registration Fees: early bird price $800 (+applicable taxes) or regular price $900 (+applicable taxes)
Registration Form: Download Form


Claudia Brown and Marie-Josée Lord have been successfully treating patients affected with pelvic floor dysfunction for more than 30 years. Having studied and worked with kinesitherapists in Europe, they started Physiotherapie Uro-Sante more than 25 years ago, a teaching company, and have trained physiotherapists across Canada in the field of pelvi-perineal re-education.

Did you know that up to 20% of women experience pain during sexual intercourse?  Imagine the impact on physical and mental health, body image, relationships and attempts for conception.   This three-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to help this (relatively silent!) population, and includes both theoretical and practical sessions. Pre-requisite required: (entry level) course in uro-gynecology,  The Physical therapy approach to female urinary incontinence (or equivalent)

Course Objectives

– Understand the common causes of dyspareunia
– Learn about the typical medical approach for dyspareunia
– Learn how to adapt the physiotherapy evaluation and examination for the patient with dyspareunia
– Review the pelvic floor anatomy
– Practice the pelvic floor evaluation
– Understand the clinical reasoning for the treatment of dyspareunia
– Be able to establish a treatment plan and progression for the patient suffering dyspareunia
– Understand the implications of the psychological aspect
– Understand the importance of the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment
– Become more proficient in manual treatment techniques for the pelvic floor and related structures
– Learn about lubricants, insertion devices, sexual practises and techniques
– Practice insertion techniques

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