Dr Ruth Jones: Entry Level Pelvic Floor & Women’s Health Physiotherapy Cour...
Dr Ruth Jones: Entry Level Pelvic Floor & Women’s Health Course
Dr Ruth jones is recognized as a leading Pelvic health Physio clinician, researcher, tutor, author & mentor. She combines teaching and presenting with working in her clinic in Southampton. This course will take new Pelvic health physios through the anatomy of the pelvic floor to becoming competent and confident in performing internal assessments and treatments. It will also combine traditional pelvic health skills with musculoskeletal skills to provide a more complete management of typical women’s health conditions. This course is ideal for the new women’s health physio or those who want to refresh and refine their skills.
You will learn
- Musculoskeletal assessment of the female Pelvis & Lumbar Spine
- Functional anatomy of the Pelvic floor and associated structures
- Internal Pelvic Floor assessment
- Internal Pelvic Floor treatment and management
- Introduction to the Assessment & Management of key Women’s Health Conditions to include
- Urinary Incontinence
- Over active Bladder
- Pelvic Pain
- Sexual Dysfunction
Dr Ruth Jones, PhD
Expert clinician, researcher, lecturer and writer. Ruth works clinically and consults to elite sports bodies and athletes including the FA. Speaker at international conferences and workshops related to movement, pelvic floor function and pain. Completed her PhD in 2010 at Southampton Uni in collaboration with Stanford University, USA which evaluated dynamic pelvic floor muscle function. Her team developed software for use with dynamic ultrasound, in order to promote further understanding of PFMF.Ruth will also present at WCPT2017 on Men's Health Physiotherapy with Prof Paul Hodges and Joanne Millios. She was also an invited speaker to the International Ultrasound Imaging Conference in Madrid in May 2016. Ruth's scope of practice extends from male and female pelvic pain, urinary and colorectal dysfuction, Ante & Post Natal , Musculoskeletal to elite sports medicine. She is also currently supervising MSc and PHd students in Ireland, UK and South Africa and has multiple peer reviewed publications on Ultrasound imaging and other topics and is the co-editor of the core pelvic Pain Textbook " Chronic Pelvic Pain & Dysfunction". In addition Ruth still continues to carry a full clinical caseload in her Southampton based Clinic www.cerianlife.com