Course: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female Urinary Incontinence

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logo-uro-santeThe Physical Therapy  Approach to Female Urinary Incontinence

September 29 – October 2, 2017



Urinary incontinence is an important women’s health issue that has been greatly unrecognized. Statistics show that one woman in four experiences trouble with urinary incontinence. An important number of those afflicted with this condition can be much improved with the help of the physiotherapist.










Claudia Brown M. Sc. (P.T.)                                                                                                                                                                 Marie-Josée Lord B. Sc. (P.T.)

Course Objectives

  •  Understand the anatomy and role of the pelvic floor and its related structures
  •  Acquire an understanding of anatomy and physiology of micturition, as well as pertinent pathologies
  •  Acquire knowledge of the urodynamic and urologic investigation procedures, as well as medical and surgical treatments for urinary incontinence
  •  Perform an evaluation of the pelvic floor
  • Establish and perform a physiotherapy treatment plan and its progression for incontinence
  • Use manual and behavioural techniques, biofeedback and electrical stimulation to treat female urinary incontinence

To learn more about the course schedule and the registration deadlines, please visit  the event webpage.