The PGM Method – Activating the Core, Targeted Strengthening and Stretching for the Pelvic Girdle

Online Course: The PGM Method – Activating the Core, Targeted Strengthening and Stretching for the Pelvic Girdle

Confidently teach your patients how to connect their core and relieve their pain through specific exercises

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Presented by:

Deborah Riczo

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

An important part of the PGM Methodsm is activating the deep core muscles and addressing muscles that are weak and tight. In the previous course, Deborah Riczo discussed balancing the muscles of the pelvic girdle using PGM exercises in a very specific algorithm. In this follow-up course, Deborah teaches how to activate the deep core muscles, presents an algorithm to guide the progression of core strengthening, and identifies specific muscles that tend to need targeted stretching and strengthening in patients with pelvic girdle dysfunction.

Aims

The aim of this course is to provide knowledge on an approach to activate the deep core muscles and progressively strengthen them, to identify commonly tight and weak muscles in the pelvic girdle, and to be able to prescribe appropriate targeted stretching and strengthening exercises including modifications for pregnancy.

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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