An Introduction to Female Pelvic Pain: ,April 2019: West Midlands UK
This new two day clinical course is ideal for physiotherapists & clinicians with an interest in refreshing, updating or developing their skills in assessing and managing female Pelvic Pain.
This 2 day Introductory female pelvic pain Physiotherapy course will introduce you to the assessment and management of the female patient who presents with a broad spectrum of conditions such as vulval pain, vestibulodynia, vulvoldynia, vaginal atrophy, menopausal related pelvic pain & athletic pelvic pain . It will focus on the detailed history taking of the complex conditions these women present with.
Who should attend:
Designed for Physios & health professionals who want to develop/update their interest in female pelvic pain Physiotherapy, including those with a Women’s Health, men's health, Musculoskeletal or Sports background. It will equip you to start working with female pelvic pain patients and to develop a new role or service.
On completion of the course participants will:
Female Pelvic Floor anatomy , function and dysfunction as related to female pelvic pain
Developing detailed history taking skills with these complex conditions.
Exploring the complex psychological, emotional, congnitive, social & behavioural aspects of the conditions these women present with.
Internal Examination in female pelvic pain
Assessment & Management of female Pelvic Pain
Role of Musculoskeletal & exercise based physiotherapy in the female pelvic pain patient to include athletic pelvic pain. Bridging the MSk & pelvic health gap .
Tutor: Fiona Mitchell , BSc Physio, MCSP
Fiona Mitchell works predominently in female pelvic pain combining extensive musculoskeletal and pelvic health expertise. She , alongside Gerard ( Greene ) have developed one of the UK's busiest female pelvic pain physiotherapy clinics. She has taught extensively on pregnancy and post natal physiotherapy and has presented at numerous UK medical conferences on female pelvic pain. Fiona is passionate about getting more physiotherapists working in female pelvic pain.