Womans Health

Endometriosis

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Endometriosis is an often painful female reproductive disorder that is on the rise in Western countries. It is estimated to affect between seven and 10 percent of all women in the general population. 

    So what has that to do with you as a physiotherapist? Well, did you know that a number of primary musculoskeletal impairments can manifest as pelvic pain? It is therefore important to be aware of the common signs and symptoms of endometriosis presents, especially those which mask as musculoskeletal. 

    Also described are the most common running-related injuries including patellofemoral pain and iliotibial band syndromes and their biomechanics and prevention.


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Care of the Pregnant Patient Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    In part 1 of this 2-part course, you will learn why any women trying to get pregnant should consider healthcare as part of her preconception preparation, how to take an appropriate history from a pregnant patient, what potential red flags to look out for and advice to give. 

    You will also learn about appropriate physical assessment through the trimesters, including vital sign, appropriate weight gain, cardio and respiratory and of course neurological. This course will give you the confidence you need when caring for pregnant women; right the way through their pregnancy from preconception to birth.

    Part 2 of care of the pregnant patient focuses on the diagnosis and management of pregnancy specific conditions such as morning sickness, heartburn, liver cholestasis, hypertension, diabetes, pelvic instability and more. Issues on the perinatal and postnatal periods will also be discussed.


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Care of the Pregnant Patient Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    In part 1 of this 2-part course, you will learn why any women trying to get pregnant should consider healthcare as part of her preconception preparation, how to take an appropriate history from a pregnant patient, what potential red flags to look out for and advice to give. 

    You will also learn about appropriate physical assessment through the trimesters, including vital sign, appropriate weight gain, cardio and respiratory and of course neurological. This course will give you the confidence you need when caring for pregnant women; right the way through their pregnancy from preconception to birth. 

    Part 2 of care of the pregnant patient focuses on the diagnosis and management of pregnancy specific conditions such as morning sickness, heartburn, liver cholestasis, hypertension, diabetes, pelvic instability and more. Issues on the perinatal and postnatal periods will also be discussed.


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The Sacro-Iliac Joint - Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    We all know that physical factors impact joint motion. But what factors influence the actual mechanics of the joint? Are they purely “mechanical”, or could something else be at play?

    This course briefly outlines the assessment findings and the principles for management of the various factors that impact function of the SIJ. It also provides a comprehensive methodology for the effective management of pelvic pain and dysfunction.

     


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The Sacro-Iliac Joint - Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    We all know that physical factors impact joint motion. But what factors influence the actual mechanics of the joint? Are they purely “mechanical”, or could something else be at play?

    This course briefly outlines the assessment findings and the principles for management of the various factors that impact function of the SIJ. It also provides a comprehensive methodology for the effective management of pelvic pain and dysfunction


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Deep Dry Needling of the Pelvis

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Is it possible to develop trigger points in the pelvic muscles?

    Can Dry Needling be utilized for this sensitive and intimate anatomical region?

    The mechanism of development of trigger points in the pelvic region will be discussed in this online course. How to apply needling techniques to 13 different pelvic muscles will be illustrated


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