This webinar is intended to teach the pelvic floor therapist how to correctly identify and assess vestibulodynia. The course covers the definitions of different types of dyspareunia, how different diagnoses overlap and how to perform a differential diagnosis when presented with vulvar and vestibule pain. This course also covers medical management options, specialists’ theories, research-based theories for cause of vestibule pain and ties in the importance of having a hormonally balanced vestibule. This webinar will not only be empowering for your practice but will elevate your assessment skills to create a straight path of improvement for your vulvar pain patients!
Discuss vulvodynia and the other vulvar pain syndromes.
Describe specialist theories and current evidence based research pertaining to vestibuldynia.
Discuss differential diagnoses that overlap with vestibulodynia and why they are strongly correlated.
Discuss embryological origins of the vestibule and how this impacts the biology of the surrounding tissue.
Demonstrate a proper assessment of the vulva and how to properly assess the vestibule.
About The Instructor
Kelli specializes in both acute and chronic pelvic pain for both males and females along with all other pelvic floor diagnoses. She is currently the Clinical Director at Integrity Rehab in Copperas Cove, Texas. In 2012, she became an Orthopedic Certified Specialist and completed her Manual Therapy Program at the Manual Therapy Institute to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She is a mentor for the Institute for Athletic Regeneration, a sports and orthopedic manual physical therapy fellowship program. She is the owner of Alcove Education that provides continuing education courses to medical practitioners treating pelvic floor diagnoses. She is the author of Pain and Simple Blog. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Section of Women's Health (SOWH) and Orthopedic Section, International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists and International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health.
This is a recorded webinar. After purchasing the event you will receive an email with how to access the course.