Online Course
Introduction to the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Method
Confidently assess your pelvic girdle pain patients using a holistic physical therapy approach

1-1.5 hours

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Dr Deborah Riczo is a specialist in pelvic girdle /sacroiliac dysfunction, pregnancy/postpartum issues, women's health, and breast cancer

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Introduction

Pelvic girdle dysfunction can be a debilitating condition that affects the quality of life and daily function of many people. The management of pelvic girdle dysfunction is complex and there are many different approaches used in practice. In this course, Deborah Riczo introduces the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Methodsm, or PGM Methodsm which Deborah developed and has been teaching to physical therapists since 2011, and is the foundation of her 2 books. This method empowers physiotherapists to confidently assess pelvic girdle dysfunction and implement targeted treatment plans that are designed to improve the day-to-day functioning and quality of life of their clients.

Aims

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Methodsm and the special tests applied in this method

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions 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.

Practicalities

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 - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. 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 1.1 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:

  • list at least three components of the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal (PGM) Method
  • describe the innominate and sacral imbalance special tests used in the PGM Method
  • choose an appropriate set of PGM Method assessment tests based on a case scenario relating to pelvic girdle dysfunction
  • plan a virtual PGM Method assessment based on a case scenario relating to pelvic girdle dysfunction
Featured reviews
I am so happy for attending this awesome course, it offers a holistic approach when dealing with PGP patients, and it definitely adds something valuable to your toolbox and expertise! Thank you.
Sara Ali Salahaddin
Physiotherapist
Saudi Arabia
Very comprehensive and easily understandable course. The information is taught clearly and methodically.
Caitlin Jordaan
Physiotherapist
South Africa
These are excellent courses for anyone who is interested in Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction
Claudia Dixon
Physical Therapist
United States
This course has been of great benefit to my work!
Physiotherapist
Bangladesh
Very relevant, practical and logical course. I should have done this course years ago!
Physiotherapist
South Africa
Very beneficial as an introduction to PGM Method.
Marie Murphy
Profession not set
Ireland
Making learning fun! Excellent presentation and doable quiz afterwards.
Lindie Roos
Physiotherapist
South Africa
Very good course, I am enjoying every information of this course as I have little knowledge about pelvic dysfunction. Will help me in assessing and possibly treating patient with pelvic girdle dysfunction
Alfredo Alamani
Physiotherapist
United Kingdom

Online Course: Introduction to the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Method

Confidently assess your pelvic girdle pain patients using a holistic physical therapy approach

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Course instructor:

Deborah Riczo

Dr Deborah Riczo is a specialist in pelvic girdle /sacroiliac dysfunction, pregnancy/postpartum issues, women's health, and breast cancer

1-1.5 hours
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Participants

Summarising the latest research & evidence

Trusted by over - clinicians

Learn anytime, anywhere, on any device

Accredited certificate of completion

Introduction

Pelvic girdle dysfunction can be a debilitating condition that affects the quality of life and daily function of many people. The management of pelvic girdle dysfunction is complex and there are many different approaches used in practice. In this course, Deborah Riczo introduces the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Methodsm, or PGM Methodsm which Deborah developed and has been teaching to physical therapists since 2011, and is the foundation of her 2 books. This method empowers physiotherapists to confidently assess pelvic girdle dysfunction and implement targeted treatment plans that are designed to improve the day-to-day functioning and quality of life of their clients.

Aims

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Methodsm and the special tests applied in this method

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions 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.

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