Big thanks for all your messages and emails of support. Our Physio family is strong at this time. We are excited about using this period of uncertainty to develop some new online courses. Gerard has a lot of experience in this area, from his Assistant Prof role in Coventry University and the webinar he developed for the APTA. We move forwards together. Stay safe.
This New Live online 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. The course will also focus on how to deliver a telehealth specialist male pelvic health physiotherapy via online platforms such zoom & skype and the challenges and opportunities this poses.
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.
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.
External Pelvic Floor Examination in Men’s Health Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal assessment in male pelvic health
Treatment & 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
Strategies to build a patient or client list from multiple sources.
How to develop an online Telehealth male pelvic health service and addressing the challenges and opportuniries that COVID-19 poses.
Mr Gerard Greene is a graduate of Trinity College in Dublin and 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 has produced a popular Male pelvic pain webinar for the APTA Pelvic Health Academy and delivered a pre-con course at the APTA CSM 2020 conference in Denver on Male Pelvic Health with his good friend and colleague Dr Jo Millios that was attended by approx 50 delegates. He also presented at the confernce on Male pelvic pain. He also presented at IFOMPT Asia in Tokyo in September 2020.
He is experienced in the medium of online course delivery through his Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy role in Coventry University UK.
He also 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 ( Dubai ) . He has also taught men's health courses in UK, Ireland and USA. He is a passionate advocate for more physiotherapists to get involved in Male pelvic health.
In response to COVID-19 he has also set up an online Male pelvic health Telehealth provision. While recognising the enormous challenges this poses to traditional face to face physiotherapy he has attempted to embrace the opportunities it may also present. He is also proud to be a #tutorwhotreats
The course will run over 1 1/2 days , Day 1 will be 9am to 5pm ( with breaks ) and Day 2 will be 8am-1pm,
If you have a question about our event, Live Online: Introduction to Men’s Health Physiotherapy, please use the form below. We generally answer all questions within one business day.