Online Course
The Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Method – Pelvic Balancing Exercises
Effective and easy to use PGM pelvic balancing exercise algorithm providing step-by-step analysis

1-1.5 hours

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Deborah Riczo
Course instructor

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

In this sixth course on the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Methodsm, or PGM Methodsm, Deborah Riczo introduces an algorithm of exercises, the PGM Method Pelvic Balancing exercises that are designed to provide pain relief and improved function. These exercises can easily be applied in a clinical or virtual setting and be prescribed as home exercises for patients.

Aims

The aim of this course is to describe and demonstrate the three specific pelvic and sacral balancing exercises, their modifications and progressions used in the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Methodsm

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

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 1.1 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:

  • choose the appropriate pelvic balancing exercise and dosage from the PGM method to prescribe, based on case scenarios
  • plan an appropriate pelvic balancing strategy that uses the PGM method for an individual with pelvic girdle dysfunction based on case scenarios
  • identify the appropriate dosage for each pelvic balancing exercise in the PGM method

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

No relevant non-financial relationships disclosed by instructor.
Relevant financial disclosure by Deborah Riczo: OPTP.com is the publisher of both of my books and I receive royalties on book sales.

Accessibility

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

Featured reviews
I enjoyed this course. It explained why not to randomly give any exercise related to pelvic girdle dysfunction, but to give the correct exercise based on the assessment findings.
Atuhaire Gift
Physiotherapist
Uganda
It is an informative course that provides another string to your bow when assessing and treating pelvic girdle pain. I would highly recommend it.
Katy Abrahams
Physiotherapist
United Kingdom
I found Dr. Riczo to be brilliant and knowledgeable in the PGM method of treatment.
Claudia Dixon
Physical Therapist
United States
This is a very relevant and informing course by a physical therapist with experience.
Physiotherapist
South Africa
Loved this course!!! So nice to give your patients the tools to heal themselves at home!
Sunette Meyer
Physiotherapist
South Africa
Practical and easy to follow exercises!
Mohini Magan
Physiotherapist
South Africa