Changing "POP" Culture

An Evidence-Based Approach to Helping People with Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Presented LIVE & Recorded: Tuesday 30th January, 2024, 8pm ET

About the seminar:

We have found that pathologising, restricting activity, and using fear-based advice have had unintended negative consequences for some and is not reflective of the current evidence for those with Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) concerns.

This 3 hour seminar offers an evidence-based reconceptualization of POP evaluation and management that seeks to challenge current POP-culture and offer practical strategies to apply in the clinical setting.

With the recent scope of practice for PTs/physios being able to fit and manage pessaries, we have included the latest research and clinical practice about how to determine who this is appropriate for and how to manage this new development in POP-culture that you can be a part of.

This seminar also includes skills to navigate answering clients’ questions about prognosis, activity limitations, and strategies for navigating symptoms during exercise that can be immediately applied by the individual.

If you want to be part of the change in current POP-culture, and continue to help more people with pelvic organ prolapse, then this seminar is for you!

Who is this course for:

This course is for Pelvic Health Professionals working with individuals with concerns about organ descent, clinically known as Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Pelvic Health Physical and Occupational Therapists, Fitness professionals, MD/DOs, NPs, RNs, PAs, and other medical and healthcare professionals who would like a more evidence-based and biopsychosocial approach to care can benefit from this seminar.

What you will learn:

Implement current evidence and terminology on Pelvic Organ Prolapse including prevalence, known risk factors, evaluation, and grading, including reconceptualization of what is “normal” in terms of organ descent.

Apply clinical strategies in the management of POP, with a focus on modulating symptoms for exercise and daily function.

Integrate a biopsychosocial model of care, utilizing skills to navigate answering clients’ questions about progression/regression of organ descent and activity limitations.

Determine the appropriateness of how pessary fitting and management applies in their clinical practice including which clients may benefit from a pessary (fitted by them or someone else).

How will attendees apply what they’ve learned into their practice:

This seminar includes skills to navigate answering clients’ questions about prognosis, activity limitations, and strategies for navigating symptoms during exercise that can be immediately applied by the individual.

Why will people want to take this course?

Anyone with an interest in helping people navigate POP will learn tangible clinical skills as well as strategies for helping their clients during this seminar.

Who has time to read and analyze the breadth of evidence available for POP, IAP (intraabdominal pressure), and assessment and management strategies like pessaries? We have taken the time to do this for you. Stay up-to-date on best practices for this common condition that affects so many individuals.

Also included with the course is a patient handout updated with the most up-to-date information on POP management that you have permission to use in your practice, to which you can even apply your own clinic branding!

Included in this 3-hour webinar is a live Q&A with Teresa, Antony, and Terri. If you can’t make it to the live seminar, don’t worry, you will get access to the recording within 48 hours.

Your Instructor

Antony Lo, The Physio Detective
Antony Lo, The Physio Detective

Antony Lo

The Physio Detective Sydney, Australia
Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Master in Manual Therapy (UWA)

Antony Lo is a physiotherapist from Australia and runs The Physio Detective service and My PT Education. He earned his degree from the University of Sydney and has been in practice since 1997 (old enough to see old things come back as new things!). He completed his post-graduate Master in Manual Therapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) from the University of Western Australia and commenced his Specialisation training in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. He has been working at the junction of Musculoskeletal, Sports Rehab and Performance, and Women’s Health for his whole career. He has experience participating and coaching a range of sports and has been a consultant for a number of different types of elite sports athletes of all ages.

Antony’s passion is working in a way that combines his experience in coaching, education, and being a Physiotherapist, combining the knowledge from the fields of Physiotherapy, Strength and Conditioning, Business, Psychology, and the Arts and Sciences. He has developed a model of treatment that utilises the best from Sports Science, Musculoskeletal/Sports Physiotherapy, Pain Science, and Women’s Health research to provide a practical, realistic holistic model of care balancing the biopsychosocial model of healthcare with the best of historical assessment and management approaches. Antony has a wife and 3 beautiful children in the best city in the world – Sydney, Australia!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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