A Closer Look at Pelvic Pain: Dr Ruth Jones
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 Chronic Pelvic Pain.
On completion of the course participants will:
Be confident in the assessment of pelvic floor anatomy including differentiation of superficial and deep pelvic floor muscles
Recognise potential disorders of pelvic floor muscle over-activity, and applying this to treat bladder and bowel dysfunction, prolapse, chronic pelvic pain, prostate pain, and bladder pain syndromes in men and women
Use advanced manual therapy techniques for the pelvic floor muscles and neural tissue, including the pudendal nerve
Develop a clinically useful, holistic model to illustrate and effectively manage the multi-dimensional aspect of pain, especially the “difficult” cases.
Assess and rehab the lumbar spine and pelvis using movement analysis & correction to treat pain and disability.
Tutor: Dr Ruth Jones PhD MCSP
Expert clinician, researcher, lecturer and writer. Ruth works clinically and consults to elite sports bodies and athletes including the FA. Speaker at international conferences and workshops related to movement, pelvic floor function and pain. Completed her PhD in 2010 at Southampton Uni in collaboration with Stanford University, USA which evaluated dynamic pelvic floor muscle function. She has a special interest in chronic pelvic pain and related movement dysfunction.
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