Female Sexual Function, Dysfunction & Pain



Heather Jeffcoat


Contact Hours:

16 hours


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<li><p class="font_8">General Anatomy Review</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Detailed pelvic floor and clitoral anatomy</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Anatomy of Orgasm</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Female Sexual Pain clusters<br>
Dyspareunia + Vaginismus<br>
Vulvodynia and subtypes<br>
Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome<br>
<li><p class="font_8">Biopsychosocial</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Orthopaedic Pathoanatomy</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Western and Complementary Medicine Interventions</p></li>

Course Objectives:

By the end of the lectures the participant will be able to…

  • Describe the physiology of female sexual response

  • List at least 4 female sexual pain diagnoses and understand why they are associated with female sexual dysfunction

  • Differentiate key subjective reports related to at least 4 female sexual pain diagnoses

  • Correlate specific objective findings with patient history in order to improve development of patient plan of care.

  • Apply at least 5 treatment strategies for each diagnosis

  • Identify at least 4 members of a multidisciplinary team to treat female sexual pain disorders

  • Develop skills for manual assessment and treatment

  • Implement a program for female sexual pain disorders

Course Prerequisite:

Intravaginal assessment training

Your Instructor:

A Self-Treatment Guide To The Sex Life You Deserve.  Her documented success stories in treating vaginismus, incontinence, and other pelvic floor issues at her three Los Angeles area offices has drawn interest from around the globe. She ultimatley decided to write the book in order to make her proven techniques readily available to all who need them.

Dr. Jeffcoat received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University and her BS in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from UC San Diego.  She also received a Comprehensive Teacher Training Certification in Pilates from BASI and is a Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist through the Stretch to Win Institute.

This 16 hour course has now been approved by both the Texas Physical Therapy Association and the California Physical Therapy Association!

California approval #: 20-295 valid until June 27, 2021

Texas approval #: 73014TX valid until June 28, 2021

This is a live virtual course that will be recorded for your review and viewing convenience for 1 year from the date of the course. After purchasing the event you will receive an email with how to access the course.