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Wag Your Tail! Pelvic Floor Disorders and the Importance of the Coccyx

Course: #4164Level: Intermediate2 Hours 396 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

MRI studies show that with the performance of correct pelvic floor muscle contraction, the coccyx should move cranially, and with adequate pelvic floor muscle relaxation, the coccyx should move causally. This course examines the importance of the coccyx to the function of the pelvic floor muscles, discusses how coccyx impairments may contribute to pelvic floor muscle disorders, and explore physical therapy treatment options for coccyx impairments. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Course created on September 8, 2021

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar

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; MD/0.2; 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; OH/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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least two kinematic relationships between the pelvic floor muscles and the coccyx.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least two impairments of the coccyx as well as their effect on the pelvic floor muscle function.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list at least three physical therapy treatment strategies for coccyx impairments to improve pelvic floor muscle function.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background and review of learning outcomes
15-35 Minutes Anatomy and kinematic analysis of the pelvic floor muscles and coccyx
35-55 Minutes Hypomobility impairments of the coccyx and treatment
55-75 Minutes Hypermobility impairments of the coccyx and treatment
75-95 Minutes Pain related impairments of the coccyx and treatment
95-115 Minutes Other treatments for coccyx impairments
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Cynthia Neville has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Cynthia Neville has no non-financial disclosures.

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