Dr Deborah Riczo is a specialist in pelvic girdle /sacroiliac dysfunction, pregnancy/postpartum issues, women's health, and breast cancer
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During pregnancy, the female body undergoes a variety of anatomical and physiological changes. Women often struggle with pain and discomfort during pregnancy and in the postpartum period due to these changes. Physiotherapists are well equipped to prevent and manage many of the musculoskeletal issues that can arise during this time.
The aim of this course is to provide an overview of some of the hormonal, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal changes that occur during pregnancy and the postpartum period, as well as to provide guidance on the appropriate intervention strategies of common conditions during this stage.
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.