Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide basic knowledge for evaluation and appropriate rehabilitative treatment to incontinent patients.
Recognize defects of posture and include any items negative effects on the pelvic floor.
Course contents summary
Role and functions of the female pelvic floor, with specific reference to the function of suspension and support the organs of the pelvis.
Main causes of pain in the pelvic floor and psycho-social implications.
Procedures for collecting patient history, personal data, lifestyles, habits that justify the functional impairment.
Evaluation of parameter uro-gynecological and clinical evaluation of muscle pubo-coccygeal.
Pubo coccygeal Test (PCTest), evaluation of the external genitalia and the tone of the fiber core.
Techniques and methods of rehabilitation in uro-gynecology.
Techniques Biofeedback (BFB): history and basic principles.
Paul Benedict, Rehabilitation Uro-Gynaecology. Edizioni Minerva Medica. Second edition.
Lectures and practical exercises
Assessment methods and criteria