Ibukun is an experienced physiotherapist serving in the space where pelvic floor health, childbirth, and perinatal rehabilitation meet
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A significant number of women experience pelvic health dysfunction during their lifetime. Approximately one in three women develop incontinence, and at least 50 percent of women aged over 50 have some degree of pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic health conditions may be caused by a single precipitating event, such as childbirth, or relate to life changes, such as peri-menopause. This course introduces conditions commonly treated by pelvic health physiotherapists, including urinary and faecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and persistent pelvic pain.
This course aims to introduce conditions commonly encountered in women's pelvic health physiotherapy practice.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
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.