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Live Online:Toddlers, children & adolescents with bladder & bowel problems

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Live Online Treating toddlers, children & adolescents with bowel and bladder problems : Dr Carina Siracusa

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This will be one of the few Paediatric and adolescent Pelvic Floor and health courses to be run in the UK or Europe in 2020 and one of the 1st to be run as a live online course.

It is aimed at paediatric physiotherapists and pelvic health physiotherapists.  With a focus on external techniques, education, behaviour modification, exercise and external pelvic floor techniques this course will equip delegates to add this specialised area of pelvic health to their clinical practice.

The course will focus on Paediatric Pelvic Health : The next frontier in Pelvic Physiotherapy.

  1. Conditions that may affect the pelvic floor, diaphragm, respiratory system and musculoskeletal system leading to bowel and bladder dysfunction in the younger patient.
  2. Riak  factors in the youner  patient for urinary , bowel dysfunction or pelvic pain.
  3. Anatomy , Physiology or the developing reproductive system, urinary system and digestive systems and identifying dysfunction.
  4. Assessment and management of the younger pelvic floor patient
  5. Role of education and behaviour modification in dealing with the younger pelvic health patient and their parents or guardians.
  6. How to develop a pelvic health service or specialty in paediatrics. Who are the key players.
  7. What are some great therapist and patient resources.

Tutor: Carina Siracus PT, DPT, WCS

Carina Siracusa, PT, DPT, WCS practices with Ohio Health in Columbus, Ohio, USA where she is a pelvic floor therapist and the program coordinator for the oncology rehabilitation team.  She also works closely with the OhioHealth Neuroscience tower where she heads up the wheelchair clinic as well as the neuroincontinence program.  She served as the CAPP Pelvic Committee Chair from 2011-2015.  She has been teaching for the Section on The American Physical Therapy  Women’s Health section  for over 5 years. In 2017 she was part of the 1st Focused Symposium on Paediatric Pelvic Health at WCTP 2017 in Cape Town. Carina is one of the few pelvic health physiotherapists to specialise in both paediatrics and paediatric pelvic health giving her a unique perspective on these young patients. Carina also presented at WCPT2019 and has taught widely on this topic in USA, Europe and internationally. Her 2018 course was seen as a real watershed in pelvic health education in the UK. Several of the physios on that 2018 course have gone on to build significant children bowel and bladder services.

Gerard has run 7 Live Online Courses ranging from Male pelvic health , Breast health, Menopause , Ultrasound Imaging to Pregnancy and post natal physiotherapy and some of our out-standing course feedback can be seen on our youtube channel (see gerard greene physio )

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