Studies indicate that up to 95% of women with chronic low back pain also report symptoms consistent with pelvic floor dysfunction. You may not be a pelvic health specialist, but there are many tools that you can access to allow you to screen and perform a differential diagnosis for pelvic floor dysfunction, treat your patients for low back pain in a pelvic floor-informed way, and know when to refer out to a specialist.
Course created on June 16, 2023
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/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; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the prevalence of pelvic floor dysfunction in patients with orthopedic conditions.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two questions that can be used to screen for pelvic floor dysfunction.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe best practices for integrating pelvic floor cueing into exercise training.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Prevalence, epidemiology|
|30-45 Minutes||Anatomy overview|
|45-60 Minutes||Subjective screening|
|60-75 Minutes||Objective screening options|
|75-100 Minutes||Pelvic floor & exercise|
|100-115 Minutes||Case applications|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Jennifer Stone is a physical therapist and educator who lives in Columbia, MO. She is the program director for Evidence In Motion’s Pelvic Health Certificate and a member of the Evidence In Motion Faculty Experience team. She treats patients in a hospital-based outpatient clinic, where her caseload is primarily made of pelvic health diagnoses of all types. Jennifer loves combining her knowledge of orthopedics, pain science, and pelvic health and helping others do the same. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her five children outside, gardening, and knitting lace.
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