Women with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) have a high rate of pelvic floor disorders, and EDS and HSD are highly prevalent in women with pelvic health impairments. This course provides physical therapists with an evidence-based update on EDS, HSDs, and pelvic health and will explore clinical reasoning in pelvic physical therapy treatment for this diverse patient population. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarWed, Aug 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to list at least two diagnostic criteria and hypermobility spectrum disorders and Elhers-Danlos Syndrome.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two common pelvic floor symptom profiles of women with Elhers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two traditional physical therapy treatment approaches for pelvic girdle and pelvic floor impairments and treatment approaches that consider underlying connective tissue hypermobility condition.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||What is EDS & HSD|
|30-50 Minutes||EDS & HSD and bladder health|
|50-70 Minutes||EDS & HSD and bowel health|
|70-80 Minutes||EDS & HSD and pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain|
|80-115 Minutes||EDS & HSD and pelvic pain|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Dr. Neville is a board-certified Women’s’ Health Clinical Specialist (WCS) and President of her consulting and education firm, Neville Know-How, Inc. She is currently providing clinical patient care as a pelvic health physical therapist and is an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. A highlight of her career was developing the first credentialled Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency Program in the state of Florida at Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville. She has published several peer-reviewed research articles and textbook chapters. She has been practicing and teaching pelvic health physical therapy courses for over 30 years.
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