Online Course
An Overview of Physiotherapy Assessment and Treatment of the Pelvic Floor
Elevate your practice with a bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach to managing the female pelvic floor

1-1.5 hours





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Ibukun Afolabi
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Ibukun is an experienced physiotherapist serving in the space where pelvic floor health, childbirth, and perinatal rehabilitation meet

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Many female clients who require pelvic health physiotherapy may present with trauma, shame, embarrassment or other emotions associated with their condition. Thus, it is necessary to establish an environment which ensures your clients feel relaxed and safe during a pelvic health consultation. The clinic setting, interviewing techniques and your approach to evaluation and management will all have an impact on your client. This course provides an overview of techniques that can enhance your evaluation of female pelvic health clients before introducing treatments that can be beneficial for this client group. Please note that further training is required through a reputable pelvic health education company before attempting the techniques discussed in this course.


This course aims to provide an overview of the assessment and treatment of female clients with pelvic floor dysfunction.


This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.


Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1-1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.

Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.

Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1.2 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • explain the impact of the clinic environment on a female pelvic health client
  • discuss techniques to enhance your subjective assessment of a female pelvic health client
  • list at least ten areas you might assess during your objective evaluation of the external body
  • describe the objective evaluation of the female pelvic floor
  • discuss physiotherapy treatment strategies that can be beneficial for female patients with pelvic floor dysfunction

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.


For special needs or accommodations please contact us with details of how we can meet your needs.

Featured reviews
This course is an eye-opener for a beginner to get to know the broad spectrum of pelvic floor physiotherapy and its management.
United Arab Emirates
I am training to become a pelvic floor physiotherapist, and this course is a perfect addition to my practice!
Gabriela Vonlanthen
I recommend this course to anyone who wants to start to be a pelvic health practitioner. It helped me a lot!
Amira Nagy
I am not working in this field yet, but I already feel confident in basic knowledge before enrolling for further training. Thank you!
Hannah Jones
United Kingdom