Many orthopedic running injuries have an impact on pelvic floor muscle functioning. Subsequently, many runners with proximal injuries to the hip, pelvis, lumbar spine, and knee have underlying pelvic floor impairments that warrant referral to a pelvic PT. This course will discuss these common proximal orthopedic running injuries and the evidence surrounding pelvic floor involvement.
The learner will comprehend pelvic floor muscle involvement in common proximal running injuries
The learner will identify the role that pelvic floor rehabilitation holds in management of runners with 3 proximal injuries.
Dr. Olson earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Pacific University in 2005, and a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2008, graduating as a member of the Jesuit National Honor Society. She holds a Certification of Achievement in pelvic floor physical therapy (CAPP-PF) through the APTA, and the Pelvic Floor Practitioner Certification (PRPC) through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Institute. She is also a certified Stott Pilates instructor and running coach, which she finds useful in curating treatment approaches. Dr. Olson has written several physical therapy continuing education courses, newspaper and magazine articles on women’s health, pelvic floor dysfunction, and running. She is the president and chief clinical officer of Intimate Rose where she develops pelvic health products and education and authored the book Restoring the Pelvic Floor For Women. She is passionate about empowering women and men with pelvic health issues including pelvic pain, incontinence, and pre and post-partum issues.
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.