February 22, 2018 4:00PM
Bladder sensitization. Incontinence. Pain with sex. These are some of the many symptoms of chronic pelvic pain. Join us to learn about pelvic-related complex pain and the role of pelvic floor physiotherapy in treating Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS). We'll discuss common BPS symptoms (pain, urgency and frequency and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction), diagnosis, non-procedural and non-pharmacological treatment, and the role that a collaborative health care team can play in addressing the emotional state, psychosocial needs and improving bladder patterns of patients/clients.
You'll learn to
- Orient yourself on the role of pelvic floor physiotherapy to treat Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) and Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS), formerly known as Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
- Identify symptoms, physiological changes, and correlations with Pelvic Floor Muscle (PFM) dysfunction
- Recognize assessment and evaluation through a systematic approach to pelvic floor physiotherapy
- Describe non-pharmacological and conservative therapies to pelvic floor pain
- Discuss case studies