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
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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.
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
This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions 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.
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 0.9 Physioplus 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:
- Respect the Physioplus Community Culture.
- Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
- Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
- Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
- Complete a course evaluation form.
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
Australian Physiotherapy Council
APC Accredited Continuing Professional Development
South African Society of Physiotherapy
South African Society of Physiotherapy: PPB007/PT000/2021/303 (3 General CEUs Level 1)
Texas Physical Therapy Association
United States - Texas
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2312053TX and meets continuing competence requirements for PT and PTA licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 1 CCUs.
The Continuing Education Review Services (California)
United States - California
This course has been Approved by CERS, an Approval Agency for the California Board of Physical Therapy. CERS Course Approval #: 21-50647-2
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Physioplus meets the CPD standards of the Health and Social Professions Council of Ireland (CORU). All activities completed on Physioplus are accepted and can contribute towards your continued professional development.
United Kingdom UK (HCPC)
Physioplus meets the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) CPD standards and all activities completed on Physioplus are accepted by the HCPC and can contribute towards your continued professional development.
United States – States not requiring accreditation
Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Washington
The state board of physical therapy either does not require course pre-approval or does not require CEUs for re-licensure. As a result Physioplus courses should fulfil requirements for professional development - please check with your state board.
Taking a course on Physioplus is well worth your time. There is no rush, and can be done anywhere that there is internet access. The information provided in the course is current and there is access to many journal articles to check for evidence based materials that can be used in many settings
Physiotherapist, United States
Great course. It's given me a lot to implement and practice.