PELVIC PAIN
This one day live online course aims to advance participants' basic knowledge of pelvic pain and provide clinical guidance and practical tools to immediately integrate this knowledge into musculoskeletal clinical practice.
 
Combine PELVIC PAIN with ADVANCED to complete the PART B: Pelvic Health Proficiency Certificate.
Format
One day live online via Microsoft Teams.
Content
You will learn about recognising the different types of pain drivers (neuropathic, nociceptive, and nociplastic) and how to adjust your clinical management to use evidence-based treatment strategies.
 
Common female and male pelvic pain dysfunctions such as endometriosis, vulvodynia, prostatitis, painful bladder syndrome, hard flaccid syndrome, mesh injuries, gut pain syndromes, and more will be discussed.
 
You will learn evidence-based management strategies to enable patients to reduce their pain and dysfunctions using a combination of education and hands-on approaches.
Participants
Females, males, and gender diverse physiotherapists, GP's, gynaecologists, osteopaths, exercise physiologists, personal trainers, etc. are invited to take part in this course.
Prerequisites
No prior knowledge of pelvic floor, women's or men's health needed.
Presenter
Dr Melissa Davidson is the only registered Specialist Physiotherapist in Pelvic Health in New Zealand. Alongside her 33 years of clinical practice, Melissa has extensive post graduate qualifications including a PhD in Bioengineering, research Masters from The University of Melbourne, a Diploma in Advanced Orthopaedic Manipulations from Canada, and Post Graduate Certificates in Physiotherapy in both Pelvic Floor and Acupuncture. She also has a Certificate in Health Science, is registered with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand under Specialist Scope of Practice and is a long-term member of Physiotherapy New Zealand. She is the current President of the International Organisation of Physiotherapists in Pelvic and Women's Health.
What people are saying about this course
"As a gynaecologist, I have never fully appreciated the work and expertise of the pelvic health physiotherapist. My eyes have been opened at this course, what a privilege it has been to watch experts at work, with compassion, empathy and finesse. I have learned so much, and encouraged by the hope that there are others who can help my patients on their chronic pain journey."
 

- Alice, Gynaecologist

"A lot of very useful information and skills that can be immediately used on Monday morning."
 

- Deborah, Physiotherapist

 "I would highly recommend this course to anyone dealing with patients with persistent pelvic pain. You gain an improved understanding of the pain mechanisms in this group of difficult patients as well as techniques and strategies which you can use immediately to better manage them. I now look forward to seeing more of these patients."
 

- Jo, Physiotherapist

"I found this course very useful to identify nociplastic pain in complex pelvic pain patients and feel equipped with a new treatment approach that is wholistic and can also be used for people with chronic pain in other areas."
 

- Kirsty, Physiotherapist

"An excellent course with a well structured framework that allows you to deep dive into understanding and working with pelvic pain in your clinic."
 

- Glenn, Osteopath

"I highly recommend this course to anyone treating pelvic health patients, it can be applied to so many people including those who are not pelvic based, such a useful course!"

- Jenny, Physiotherapist

"Fantastic course, highly recommend. Easy to follow with theory and then followed up with practical application that you can use in the clinic straight away."
 

- Laura, Physiotherapist

"This is a fantastic course to get your head around practical ways to manage complex pain. I feel a lot more confident now with my management of pelvic pain."
 

– Ashley, Physiotherapist

 "The Pelvic Pain course was excellent and new assessment and treatment skills obtained can be immediately put into practice with my patients."
 

- Fran, Physiotherapist

Pre-reading and Evaluations
Three weeks before the course, we will be in touch with details of pre-reading to be completed prior to the course.
 

You will need to complete a short pre-course test prior to the course to check your understanding of the pre-reading.

You will also need to complete a post-course test and evaluation within 2 weeks after the course to receive your completion certificate.

Investment
$445 including GST for the one-day course.
 
Includes: Live online session; access to recording for a limited time; and completion certificate for 8 hours of CPD once all evaluations completed.
Choose your date below
Best option for musculoskeletal professionals working with patients who have pelvic pain issues
but do not want to become pelvic health professionals...yet.
PELVIC PAIN
1 Day Live Online | 8 June 2024
PELVIC PAIN
1 Day Live Online | 2 November 2024
or save $145 when you register for ADVANCED at the same time
Best option if you have completed the Part A: Pelvic Health Fundamentals Certificate.
Register for PELVIC PAIN and ADVANCED together to complete the Part B: Pelvic Health Proficiency Certificate
and you only pay $1,340 $1,195.
Part B: Pelvic Health Proficiency Certificate
1 Day Live Online | 8 June 2024
2 Days In-Person in Kinloch | 22/23 June 2024
Kinloch Venue: 4 Kanuka Grove, Kinloch
Part B: Pelvic Health Proficiency Certificate
1 Day Live Online | 2 November 2024
2 Days In-Person in Auckland | 16/17 November 2024
Auckland Venue: Unisports 261 Morrin Road, St Johns