For Professionals

 

Live Continuing Education for Professionals

Jessica is on faculty with Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and teaches courses within the Pelvic Floor Series.

Pelvic Floor Level 2A: December 1-3, 2017 in San Diego, CA

Pelvic Floor Level 2A: December 8-10, 2017 in Atlanta, GA 

Pelvic Floor Level 1: March 23-25, 2018 in Little Rock, AR

Pelvic Floor Level 1: September 28-30, 2018 in Atlanta, GA

Pelvic Floor Level 2B: November 9-11, 2018 in Atlanta, GA

Live and On-Demand Webinars 

Jessica teaches online webinars through Therapy Network Seminars and PT Seminars on topics related to pelvic floor dysfunction and women’s health. Current on-demand offerings include:

Introduction to Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation 

Contact Hours: 1.5

AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND HERE

Course Objectives:

  • Identify the role of the pelvic floor muscles in sphincteric, supportive, sexual and stabilizing functions.
  • Identify risk factors for pelvic floor muscle overactivity or underactivity problems in adult populations
  • Identify the prevalence and mechanisms for common pelvic floor related diagnoses
  • Identify common subjective and objective findings in men and women presenting with pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Identify key components of effective screening for pelvic floor dysfunction in a variety of patient populations

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in the Adult Athlete 

Contact Hours: 1.5

AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND HERE

Course Objectives:

  • Identify the role of the pelvic floor muscles in sphincteric, supportive, sexual and especially, stabilizing functions.
  • Identify the relationship between the diaphragm, transverse abdominis, multifidus and pelvic floor muscles in providing functional stability.
  • Identify common diagnoses involving pelvic floor dysfunction in adult athletic populations
  • Integrate the pelvic floor muscles and diaphragm within progressive functional stabilization programs.
  • Identify key components of “return to sport” screening for women postpartum.

 Management of Musculoskeletal Dysfunction During Pregnancy

Contact Hours: 1.5

AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND HERE

Course Objectives:

  • Identify typical anatomical and physiological changes that occur during pregnancy
  • Identify common musculoskeletal dysfunctions occurring in women who are pregnant
  • Identify key precautions and contraindications for treatment during pregnancy including high-risk situations
  • Identify important aspects of examination and treatment for women during pregnancy
  • Identify recent ACOG guidelines for safe exercise during pregnancy
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