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An Introduction to Men’s Health Physiotherapy: April 2019, West Midlands UK

This 2 day Introductory Men’s Health Physiotherapy course will focus on the Assessment and management of the Men's Health Physiotherapy  patient. It  will focus on the detailed history taking of the complex conditions these men present with. Conditions that will be introduced and focused on will be Male Pelvic Pain, male athletic pelvic pain , hard flaccid syndrome,  post prostatectomy urinary incontinence and  post prostatectomy erectile dysfunction . This course will also focus on addressing the challenges of setting up or building a men's health physiotherapy service. 

Who should attend:

Designed for Male & Female Physios who want to develop/update their interest in Men’s Health Physiotherapy, including those with a Women’s Health, Musculoskeletal or Sports background. It will equip you to start working with male pelvic patients and to develop a new role or service.

 

Content:

  • Male Pelvic Floor anatomy , function and dysfunction.

  • Developing detailed history taking skills with these complex conditions.

  • Exploring the complex psychological, emotional, congnitive, social  & behavioural aspects of the conditions these men present with.

  • Internal Examination in Men’s Health Physiotherapy

  • Assessment & Management of Male Pelvic Pain

  • Role of Musculoskeletal & exercise based physiotherapy in the male pelvic pain patient to include athletic pelvic pain. Bridging the MSk & pelvic health gap .

  • Role of transabominal  ultrasound scanning & its use in the over or under active male pelvic floor.

  • Introduction to the Management of pelvic floor weakness and urinary incontinence in a post prostate cancer surgery patient.

  • Introduction to post prostatectomy erectile dysfunction .

  • How do develop a Men’s Health Physiotherapy service & role : An expanding role for Physiotherapists

 

Course presenter:

Mr Gerard Greene is an experienced musculoskeletal & Men’s health physio and is based in the UK. He works in male pelvic pain, pelvic floor rehab post prostate surgery, hard flaccid syndrome & also pelvic floor dysfunction in sport. He has established one of the few new pelvic health physio clinics in the UK and has experience in developing the role and service of Men’s health Physiotherapy. He presented at WCPT 2017 in Cape Town on Men’s health and was invited to teach the 1st Men’s Health course in South Africa with Joanne Millios (South African Physiotherapy Society).He has delivered Male pelvic health courses/ conferences for the Japanese Physical Therapy Association and delivered one of the 1st practical Men's health physiotherapy courses in the Middle East. He is a passionate advocate for more physiotherapists to get involved in Male pelvic health.

 

DATE/TIME
Saturday, April 27th 2019 - Sunday, April 28th 2019
9:00AM - 5:00PM
LOCATION
Walsall Manor Hospital
Moat Road
Walsall
UK WS2 9PS
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