Early bird valid until October 15th, standard price is 615$
Conservative management of Diastasis Recti Abdominis – Level 1
This course will give participants an overview of the most up to date research evidence, inclusive of recent RCTs and practice-based research, on the topic of diastasis rectus abdominis during pregnancy, focusing of the connection between pelvic floor muscle and linea alba function. The presenters will draw on a broad literature base that includes breathing mechanics, abdominals and pelvic floor muscle within the context of the manometric pressure system, and address pregnancy-related changes. Further, we will discuss what constitute structural and functional impairment to the linea alba during pregnancy, and what would benefit from conservative management. An updated evidenced-based approach for conservative management of DRA during pregnancy will be described and practiced.
- Understand the anatomy of the linea alba and the relationship between the LA and the other structures of the abdominal manometric system, particularly the pelvic floor muscles.
- Understand pregnancy-related musculoskeletal tissue changes, how it affects the linea alba and its biomechanics with the surrounding structures.
- Identify the epidemiology of DRA relative to the different phases of pregnancy
- Identify scientific update on evidence (both evidence-based and practice-based inquiry) pertaining to various aspects of DRA during pregnancy, and differentiate those that require intervention and those that do not.
- Learn to use different assessment methods of DRA during pregnancy (palpation, caliper and ultrasound)
- Learn and practice various tools and interventions that are available to manage a dysfunctional DRA during pregnancy.
Targeted professionals: Physiotherapists, Mds, NPs and Midwives
Prerequisite: Healthcare practitioners
Included material: Course notes, lunch, snack
Conservative management of Diastasis Recti Abdominis – Level 2
15 novembre 2019
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Dîner – Lunch: 12:00 to 1:00 PM