|Physiotherapy assessment & management of pregnancy-related lumbo-pelvic problems |
|Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy|
|On 23rd - 25th September 2016 in Derby for 3 day(s)|
|at London Road Community Hospital|
This recently extended workshop is designed to enable the registered physiotherapist
to examine and manage a woman with common pregnancy related lumbo-pelvic
problems. The workshop, which takes place over 2 1/2 days, is aimed at
physiotherapists already working in women's health as well as the physiotherapist
working in a musculoskeletal outpatient setting. It is also suitable for people new to
this area of and for those requiring revision or updating in current best practice.
The content will include: review of normal anatomy and physiology of the lumbo-
pelvic complex and changes in pregnancy, the theory of normal movement and
pregnancy-related changes, the assessment and examination of the lumbar spine and
pelvic girdle and the management of lumbo-pelvic pain in pregnancy including
functional advice, therapeutic exercise and manual therapy.
To enable the participant to examine and manage a woman with common pregnancy-
related lumbo-pelvic problems.
By the end of the workshop the participant will be able to:
- Understand the physiological changes in pregnancy relevant to the physiotherapy management of pregnancy-related lumbo-pelvic problems
- Understand the neuromusculoskeletal structure and function of the lumbo-pelvic complex
- Describe and understand the pregnancy-related altered biomechanics of the lumbo-pelvic complex
- Discuss the aetiology of common pregnancy-related lumbo-pelvic dysfunction
- Have an awareness of the psychosocial influences and emotional needs of the woman during the child bearing years
- Adapt assessment and examination techniques of the lumbo-pelvic complex for the antenatal and postnatal woman
- Develop and adapt a range of skills including manual techniques and exercises for the lumbo-pelvic complex for the antenatal and postnatal woman
- Apply clinical reasoning and analysis to direct physiotherapy intervention
- Understand and promote the physiotherapistâ€™s role within the multidisciplinary team particularly with regard to birth
- Please wear/bring suitable clothing for MSK manual therapy practical sessions.
- This workshop includes a series of pre-attendance learning tasks, to help you get the most out of the workshop. This will be emailed to you along with a consent form that needs to be completed and returned to NCORE.
- Attendance certificate will be issued.
|Fees / Funded Places|
- Funded places may be available for AHP's working for the NHS in the East Midlands
subject to availability of funds.
|Click [here] for more information or to book this event.|