Pelvic physiotherapy for pelvic pain and female sexual dysfunction: an untapped resource?

What Will I Learn?
  • 1. Understand the significance and structure of the different health care providers’s (medical doctors, pelvic physiotherapists, psychologists, etc.) assessment like history-taking, exam, classification, analysis & evaluation of CPP and sexual dysfunctions
  • 2. Discuss and understand the level of evidence for conservative, non-pharmaceutical interventions for CPP and sexual dysfunctions
  • 3. Discuss and understand multidisciplinary models and algorithms for CPP and sexual dysfunctions

Curriculum for this course
00:31:58 Hours
  • Pelvic physiotherapy for pelvic pain and female sexual dysfunction: an untapped resource? 00:31:58
  • Webinar pdf
  • Alstyne 2010, Physical Therapist Management of Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome
  • Andromanakos, 2010. Chronic perineal pain: current pathophysiological aspects, diagnostic approaches and treatment
  • Berghmans, 2017, Physiotherapy for pelvic pain and female sexual dysfunction: an untapped resource
  • Bo, 2011, Pelvic Xoor muscle training in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and sexual dysfunction
  • Cohen, 2016, The Role of Pelvic Floor Muscles in Male Sexual Dysfunction and Pelvic Pain
  • Cornela, 2005,The Effect of Biofeedback PhysicalTherapy in Men with Chronic Pelvic Pain SyndromeType III
  • Denneny, 2019, Trigger Point Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
  • Duclos, 2007, Current treatment options in the management of chronic prostatitis
  • Franco, 2018,Non-pharmacological interventions for treating chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (Review)
  • Ghaderi, 2019, Pelvic floor rehabilitation in the treatment of women with dyspareunia: a randomized controlled clinical trial
  • Giubilei, 2007, Physical Activity of Men With Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Not Satisfied With Conventional Treatments— Could it Represent a Valid Option? The Physical Activity and Male Pelvic Pain Trial: A Double-Blind, Randomized Stud
  • Hartmann, 2014, Chronic pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Hetrick, 2006, Pelvic Floor Electromyography in Men With Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Case-Control Study
  • Luzzi, 2006, The male sexual pain syndromes
  • Manresa, 2019, Incidence of perineal pain and dyspareunia following spontaneous vaginal birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Montenegro, 2010, Importance of Pelvic Muscle Tenderness Evaluation in Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Padoa, 2021, The Overactive Pelvic Floor (OPF) and Sexual Dysfunction. Part 2: Evaluation and Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction in OPF Patients
  • Romão, 2010, High levels of anxiety and depression have a negative effect on quality of life of women with chronic pelvic pain
  • Rosenbaum, 2008, The Role of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in the Treatment of Pelvic and Genital Pain-Related Sexual Dysfunction
  • Siegel, 2014, Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in Males: Practical Applications
  • Masterson, 2017, Comprehensive pelvic floor physical therapy program for men with idiopathic chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a prospective study
  • Tantawy, 2018, Does transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduce pain and improve quality of life in patients with idiopathic chronic orchialgia? A randomized controlled trial
  • Suggested level: advanced
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This webinar provides medical doctors, physical therapists, nurses and other health providers, evidence-based biological rationale and clinical relevant hands-on training about diagnostics and conservative treatment in women with (chronic) pelvic pain(C)PP and sexual dysfunction. What are the underlying concepts and principles of pelvic floor rehabilitation, what kind of patients are most suitable and what is the level of evidence, how is this evidence linked and how is it implemented into clinical practice. The practical part builds on the biological rationale and shows the participant innovative and effective assessment and treatment modalities. 

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