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28 Society Street
Charleston, SC, 29401
United States

800-252-3337

NAFC is a non-profit offering resources for #incontinence, #bladderleakage, bedwetting, OAB, SUI, nocturia, neurogenic bladder, and pelvic floor disorders.

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Jan
13
to Oct 31

LEADERSHIP 301 Trial For People With Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome

clinical trial recruitment

Purpose

The purpose of the LEADERSHIP 301 Trial is to evaluate if an investigational drug, AQX-1125, reduces the bladder pain that comes with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) or relieves other symptoms such as urinary frequency. The study drug is a new type of medication that may help reduce inflammation and pain in the bladder.

An earlier clinical study in women with IC/BPS showed that those who took the study drug every day for 6 weeks experienced reduced bladder pain and improved symptoms compared to those who took placebo.1

Eligibility

You may qualify if you:

  • Are male or female between the ages of 18 and 80 years
  • Have been diagnosed with IC/BPS for more than 3 months but no more than 20 years
  • Have consistently experienced moderate to severe bladder pain, urinary urgency, and/or urinary frequency

What will Happen During the Study

As a study participant, you will have regular contact with our study team who will monitor your health closely. There will be 13-14 visits during the study, which will last 22 months:   

  • 12-week, double-blind treatment period (2 in 3 chance of receiving study drug)
  • 52-week extension study period during which all participants will receive active study drug
  • Final follow-up visit 6 months after the last dose of study medication

Research Study Title

The LEADERSHIP 301 Trial: A 12-Week, Randomized, Multi-center, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, 3-Arm, Parallel-Group, Phase 3 Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of 2 Doses of AQX-1125 Targeting the SHIP1 Pathway in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Followed by an Extension Period

Sponsor

Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Inc.

 For additional study information:

clinicaltrials.gov

www.LEADERSHIP301.com

1. Nickel JC, et al. A Phase II study of the efficacy and safety of the novel oral SHIP1 activator AQX-1125 in subjects with moderate to severe interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. J Urol. 2016;196(3):747-754.

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Oct
19
6:30pm 6:30pm

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Please call to register 701 751 2272

 

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BE STRONG CLASS:  Building Strength From The Inside OUt
Oct
20
12:00pm12:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUt

Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Class will be presented by Natalie Rutledge, PT.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Oct
31
5:00pm 5:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

Presenter will be Karen Parkhill.

PLEASE BRING A MAT AND WATER BOTTLE.

CALL 778-335-1442 TO REGISTER

 

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

Lauren Wohl will be teaching the course, and Marie Jeffsell will be assisting. Lauren completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at GWU in 2009. Since then she has worked with a variety of patient populations, focusing on orthopedic and pelvic health patients. She was at Georgetown University Hospital for 5 years, where she advanced her manual therapy skills, treated patients with chronic pelvic pain, incontinence and pre/post-natal pain and served on the faculty of the Georgetown University Hospital Women’s Health Residency program. She has earned her specialization certification in Orthopedics (OCS) and in Women’s Health (WCS) through the APTA. Currently she is an assistant teacher at GWU Physical Therapy school and works at the GWU Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, where she developed the pelvic floor PT program. Marie Jeffsell is a PT with over 25 years of experience who specializes in pelvic health patients.

We will hold the class in our clinic, but won't require registration, unless it's required by you! If so, we'll have people email me to register.

Thanks!

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

  • STARS Rehabilitation of Northwell Health (map)
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Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

Presenters will be:

Soledad Tomasino PT, DPT
Soledad has been a licensed physical therapist since 2010, graduating from Touro College with both a doctorate in physical therapy and a bachelor of science degree in health sciences. Soledad’s clinical focus lies in pelvic floor rehabilitation and women’s health, along with orthopaedic, joint replacement, spine care and neurological rehabilitation. Soledad is certified in the Bioness L300 lower extremity stimulator which used to treat patients with the diagnosis of foot drop. She is also training in the “anklebot” and the “vertical robot”.


Karen Balbi PT, MS
Karen received her master of science in physical therapy from Utica College in 2001 and joined Northwell Health in 2008. She worked as a senior physical therapist at Transitions of Long Island, a comprehensive outpatient neuro-rehabilitation program before specializing in pelvic floor rehabilitation. Karen has expertise in the treatment of individuals with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome, female pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary incontinence, and dyspareunia. Karen has remained current in the field of women’s health by participating in Herman & Wallace continuing education courses in pelvic floor function, dysfunction and treatment interventions. Karen is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
1
6:30pm 6:30pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out

  • Gastroenterology Associates of Western Michigan (map)
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Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Sharyn Coates, MOTR/L BCB-PMD of Western Michigan Bowel & Bladder Control Program will be teaching at Gastroenterology Associates of Western Michigan. To RSVP for the class, please email Sharyn at scoates@wmbbcp or leave a voicemail at 616.328.5355. Be sure to leave your full name, phone number, and address so that we can contact you if needed. You can also visit our website at wmbbcp.com.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
1
7:30pm 7:30pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

Registration preferred but not required. Please call 267-308-5330 to reserve you seat today.

About the presenter: Danielle Knippenberg MPT, PRPC, WCS, GCS,

Danielle graduated from the University of Scranton in 2008 and began her career in Arizona working in outpatient orthopedics and performed traveling therapy for several years learning and practicing in different settings with a wide array of patient populations. In 2014 Danielle received her Geriatric Certified Specialist degree recognizing her advanced knowledge in this area.

In 2014 Danielle also became a mom and first hand observed the lack of resources in the Pelvic Floor/Women’s Health area. This included a lack of resources for new moms in training for caring and lifting for their newborns, proper positioning of mother and child, as well as, addressing the mother’s pain/dysfunctions pre and postpartum. This need prompted her to continue her focus on pelvic floor rehabilitation and she received her pelvic rehabilitation practitioner certification (PRPC) in 2016 and her women’s health specialty degree (WCS) in 2017.

Danielle is the proud owner of CORE 3 Physical Therapy, LLC since 2015. She works with a variety of patients including women, men, and children treating symptoms such as pre and postpartum symptoms, generalized pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, voiding/fecal dysfunctions and incontinence.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strenght From The Inside OUt
Nov
2
6:30pm 6:30pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strenght From The Inside OUt

  • 25241 Elementary Way Suite 200 Bonita Springs, FL 34135 (map)
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Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Instructor Dr. Cindy Neville is the Director of Pelvic Health and Wellness for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers.

Class registration is required. Please email PelvicHealth@FYZICALSWFL.com to register and for more details about the class, or call 833-PTFIRST (833-783-4778)

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
2
7:00pm 7:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out

Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Class will be hosted by Melissa Cathcart, L.Ac. Melissa is a licensed acupuncturist (2001) and homebirth midwife (1991) who offers manual therapies and acupuncture to treat patients with pelvic floor disorders. An MVA in 2006 catapulted her into the worlds of trauma recovery and pelvic floor disorders. You can read her story on her website www.mcathcart.com. She has been teaching her Bladder & Pelvic Floor Health class since it was first launched at a national midwifery conference in 2009.

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Melissa Cathcart, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist (2001) and homebirth midwife (1991) who offers manual therapies and acupuncture to treat patients with pelvic floor disorders. An MVA in 2006 catapulted her into the worlds of trauma recovery and pelvic floor disorders. You can read her story on her website www.mcathcart.com. She has been teaching her Bladder & Pelvic Floor Health class since it was first launched at a national midwifery conference in 2009.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUt
Nov
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUt

Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Please call RehabVisions at 701-483-9400 to register for this class.

The class instructor will be Katie Selinger. Katie was born and raised in Dickinson and has been working with RehabVisions since 2016. She has been working towards specializing in Women's Health Physical Therapy throughout her career.

 

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
8
10:00am10:00am

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out

  • 1225 Oakdale Road Modesto, CA, 95355 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

This class is for patients who receive their care through the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. There is no doctor's referral for these patients to attend this class, no registration required (drop-ins welcome!), and no class fee. Please contact shannon.gorman2@va.gov with any questions.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Nov
8
5:30pm 5:30pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate

  • 5410 Beco Building West, Suite #350 Rockville, MD 20852 (map)
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This program is designed specifically for men, and will discuss how to keep your pelvic floor, and your prostate, healthy and strong.  

Instructor: Patrick Wenning. NAFC Advisory Board Member and creator of the Healthy Prostate Class. Patrick joined Restore Motion in the DC Metro area in 2016 after owing his own private practice in Manhattan for over 10 years. In New York, he worked with dancers and actors of all levels from amateur to pre-professional to Broadway, in addition to his general orthopedic practice.

His focus is with patients who have spine, pelvic and foot/ankle issues. He has specialties in foot orthotic casting and Men’s Pelvic Floor issues. Through both treatment and community outreach, helping men to be aware of, and become comfortable with care of their overall pelvic health are his new goals for the future.

He has certification as an Integrated Manual Therapist from Great Lakes Seminars, in Manual Trigger Point Dry Needling from Myopain Seminars and continues to work on training in alternative modalities as diverse as craniosacral, pilates, and visceral mobilization. His background is in theatre, dance, and gymnastics. Patrick earned his Master of Physical Therapy degree from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas in 1998.

Call to reserve your space for the class with Restore Motion at 301-881-9313 or email info@restoremotion.com

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BE STRONG: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

BE STRONG: Building Strength From The Inside Out

  • 900 W Nelson St. Chicago, IL 60657 (map)
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Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

The Comprehensive Continence Center is a multidisciplinary team of physical therapists, physicians, and surgeons who specialize in a full range of conservative and advanced therapies designed to treat urinary and bowel incontinence issues. Multiple members of our team are joining together to present this class focused on pelvic floor health. Members from the Colon and Rectal surgery, Urogynecology, Urology, and Pelvic floor Physical Therapy departments at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center will be presenting as a part of this course.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

  • 289 White Horse Pike Atco, NJ, 08004 United States (map)
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Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

nelsonpilates.com

 

 

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

  • 64 De Bron Ave. Kenridge, WC 7550 South Africa (map)
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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
13
5:30pm 5:30pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out

Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Class presented by Tiffany Fisher.

 

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
14
12:00pm12:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out

  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center - Education Room (map)
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Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Class presented by Gina Filoteo, PT. Gina has over 30 years of experience as a physical therapist. She graduated from physical therapy school in Manila,Philippines in 1986 and has been practicing here in the U.S since 1988. She has taken interest in specializing pelvic floor therapy at Cookeville Regional Medical Center Outpatient Rehab since 2009. Gina has been passionate about helping her patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, improve their functional mobility and quality of life. She is an active member of the NAFC. Gina has committed to providing excellent and evidence-based therapy in pelvic floor rehabilitation. To register for this course, call Lisa R. Eldridge,Volunteer Services Coordinator 931-783-2693

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Stephanie Bloom is a physical therapist with 25+ years of experience with a special interest in spine dysfunction, dance injuries, pelvic floor health, and vestibular rehabilitation. She has extensive training and experience with a wide variety of manual therapy techniques as well as both orthopedic and neurologic rehabilitation. She is certified in NDT and vestibular rehabilitation. She graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Duke University. Stephanie is the mother of 3 active boys and a Rockville resident

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUT
Nov
15
9:00am 9:00am

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUT

  • 477 3rd St SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A0G8 Canada (map)
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Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Desiree Norwood is the owner of the Brilliant Baby Bump, which provides education and products for women's pelvic health. She volunteers at Bridges Family Programs as a board member to help bring more educational programs to the families they support.

Please call to register.

 

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUt
Nov
15
9:15am 9:15am

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUt

Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

Eileen Huffman MS, DPT will be presenting. Please call (847) 782-9348 to register but walk in's are welcome.

 

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
15
10:00am10:00am

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

  • 1225 Oakdale Road Modesto, CA, 95355 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

This class is for patients who receive their care through the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. There is no doctor's referral for these patients to attend this class, no registration required (drop-ins welcome!), and no class fee. Please contact shannon.gorman2@va.gov with any questions.

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BE STRONG: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Nov
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

BE STRONG: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate

This program is designed specifically for men, and will discuss how to keep your pelvic floor, and your prostate, healthy and strong.  

Please call 267-308-5330 to reserve your seat.
About the presenter: Danielle Knippenberg, MPT, PRPC, WCS, GCS

Danielle graduated from the University of Scranton in 2008 and began her career in Arizona working in outpatient orthopedics then performed traveling therapy for several years learning and practicing in different settings with a wide array of patient populations. In 2014 Danielle received her Geriatric Certified Specialist degree recognizing her advanced knowledge in this area.

In 2014 Danielle also became a mom and first hand observed the lack of resources in the Pelvic Floor/Women’s Health area. This included a lack of resources for new moms in training for caring and lifting for their newborns, proper positioning of mother and child, as well as, addressing the mother’s pain/dysfunctions pre and postpartum. This need prompted her to continue her focus on pelvic floor rehabilitation and she received her pelvic rehabilitation practitioner certification (PRPC) in 2016 and her women’s health specialty degree (WCS) in 2017.

Danielle is the proud owner of CORE 3 Physical Therapy, LLC (CORE3PT.com) since 2015. She works with a variety of patients including women, men, and children treating symptoms such as pre and postpartum symptoms, generalized pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, voiding/fecal dysfunctions and incontinence.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

  • 260 Hospital Drive Brevard, NC 28712 (map)
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Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

Aleece Fosnight, MSAPAS, PA-C, CSC, CSE to present. She is a PA in urology and sexual medicine as well as national certified AASECT sexuality counselor and educator. Her interests include pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pregnancy/postpartum concerns, pelvic pain, low libido, interstitial cystitis, menopause, female sexual health, low testosterone, and erectile difficulties, providing sexual health education, information and personalized counseling to patients of all ages.

 

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
17
10:00am10:00am

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

  • 1225 Oakdale Road Modesto, CA 95355 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

This class is for patients who receive their care through the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. There is no doctor's referral for these patients to attend this class, no registration required (drop-ins welcome!), and no class fee. Please contact shannon.gorman2@va.gov with any questions.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

Join us to learn more about the role the pelvic floor plays in sex.  We'll be discussing common problems that women may face with sex, including pain, incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn what you can do to overcome these issues and get back to an enjoyable sex life! 

Melissa Cathcart, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist (2001) and homebirth midwife (1991) who offers manual therapies and acupuncture to treat patients with pelvic floor disorders. An MVA in 2006 catapulted her into the worlds of trauma recovery and pelvic floor disorders. You can read her story on her website www.mcathcart.com. She has been teaching her Bladder & Pelvic Floor Health class since it was first launched at a national midwifery conference in 2009.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Dec
6
10:00am10:00am

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate

  • 1225 Oakdale Road Modesto, CA, 95355 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This program is designed specifically for men, and will discuss how to keep your pelvic floor, and your prostate, healthy and strong.  

This class is for patients who receive their care through the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. There is no doctor's referral for these patients to attend this class, no registration required (drop-ins welcome!), and no class fee. Please contact shannon.gorman2@va.gov with any questions.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Dec
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate

Melissa Cathcart, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist (2001) and homebirth midwife (1991) who offers manual therapies and acupuncture to treat patients with pelvic floor disorders. An MVA in 2006 catapulted her into the worlds of trauma recovery and pelvic floor disorders. You can read her story on her website www.mcathcart.com. She has been teaching her Bladder & Pelvic Floor Health class since it was first launched at a national midwifery conference in 2009.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Dec
31
10:00am10:00am

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out

  • 3401 Miranda Blvd, Building 5, 2nd Floor Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA (map)
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Join us for a FREE Pelvic Floor Strengthening Class! This class will give you an overview of your pelvic floor anatomy, talk about potential problems you may face in regards to the pelvic floor, and review why it's important to keep the pelvic floor healthy strong. 

 

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Nov
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

CLASS: Your Pelvic Floor - Keeping It Healthy!

Restore Motion is hosting a FREE class all about maintaining a healthy pelvic floor!  

Is your bladder in distress when you laugh, cough, sneeze, or exercise? Are you are incontinent or constipated? Do you feel like you always have to use the bathroom? This class is for you!

This class will cover:

  • Common pelvic floor dysfunctions and physical therapy treatment options for incontinence, prolapse, postpartum, pelvic muscle weakness and pelvic pain syndromes. 
  • Common bad habits many women develop dealing with pelvic floor dysfunction that exacerbate the problem. 
  • How to correctly perform basic exercises to improve pelvic floor strength and alternatives to Kegels.

Class will be presented by Stephanie Bloom, PT, MSPT.  Stephanie Bloom has special interest in spine dysfunction, dance injuries, pelvic floor health, and vestibular rehabilitation. She has extensive training and experience with a wide variety of manual therapy techniques as well as both orthopedic and neurologic rehabilitation. She is certified in NDT and vestibular rehabilitation. She graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Duke University. Stephanie is the mother of 3 active boys and a Rockville resident.

Please call 301-881-9313 or email info@restoremotion.com to register.

 

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Nov
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

BE STRONG Class at Crossfit Katy

Annette Parnell, orthopedic and pelvic floor Physical Therapist with Hope Rehab Physical Therapy will be presenting on The Pelvic floor, its’ probable dysfunctions and involvement with working out. Discussing how to be strong from the inside out. 

Female only series, and free to anyone interested. 

No RSVP needed, Please come!

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Nov
29
6:15pm 6:15pm

STAY STRONG Class at Ability Rehabilitation-Waterford

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Go to WWW.abilityrehabilitation.com website, Abilityrehabitation Facebook page or call 407.380.0357 to register. Seating will be limited. Our presenter Melissa Schubert has been a Physical Therapist for over 18 years and has specialized in pelvic physical therapy for the past seven years. She is very passionate about women's health and educating women of all ages about their bodies. Please join us November 29th at 6:15, we will have refreshments and a wonderful discussion about being a women.

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Nov
29
6:00pm 6:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Boardroom in Hood River, Oregon

  • Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital (map)
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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be presented by Stephanie Hepburn and Tracy Woodson

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Nov
28
6:30pm 6:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at Providence Willamette Falls Community Center, Room D

  • Providence Willamette Falls Community Center, Room D (map)
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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be presented by Jan Robins, PT and Debbie Jones, PT

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Nov
28
5:00pm 5:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at CentraState Medical Center, Ambulatory Campus, Auditorium Meeting Room C

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be presented by Emily Bessemer PT, DPT, CLT-LANA. Emily is a women's health physical therapist with further education in pelvic floor health and wellness, lymphatic system health and hormone balancing.

This class will be held in the Ambulatory Campus of CentraState Medical Center in Auditorium Meeting Room C

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Nov
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at The Body and Bike Centre

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class hosted by Lizette de Klerk.

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Nov
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be presented by Brenda Swanson, Jessica Simmons, Melanie Kum

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Nov
21
5:30pm 5:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at The Body and Bike Centre

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class hosted by Lizzette de Klerk

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Nov
21
5:00pm 5:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at Aurora Medical Center Fond du Lac - American Room

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Tiffany Fisher.

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Nov
19
3:30pm 3:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at Beth Shelly PT

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Beth Shelly, PT

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Nov
18
5:00pm 5:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at Washindi Africa

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class hosted by Winnie Choni

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Nov
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at Urology of Virginia

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Erin Glace, M.S.P.T., P.R.P.C., BCB-PMD

Erin Glace is the clinical director of the Physical Therapy and Urodynamics departments at Urology of Virginia. Erin is a graduate of University of Florida with her bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and a graduate of Old Dominion University with an advanced master’s degree in Physical Therapy. Her sole focus of treatment is pelvic floor dysfunction and has worked with the doctors at Urology of Virginia since 2000. Erin has a special interest and expertise in treating pelvic pain and voiding dysfunction patients. In 2014, she received her Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC). This certification recognizes the advanced set of skills necessary to treat her patients. She has taken many post graduate continuing education courses related to pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic pain syndromes for men and women. She recently become a 200 hour certified yoga instructor.

Please call 757-466-3406 to RSVP

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Nov
17
6:30pm 6:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at Pelvic Health & Lymphedema Clinic/Baton Rouge General Hospital

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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Susan Giglio.  Registration requested but not required.
Register by calling 225-763-4243

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Nov
17
12:00pm12:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at Milan General Hospital

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Carol Blair.

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Nov
17
10:00am10:00am

STAY STRONG Class at Fiftyforward Donelson Station

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Call 615-883-8375 with questions. Class will be hosted by K. Lynne Odom, PT, MOMT.

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Nov
16
6:30pm 6:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at ATI Physical Therapy

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Lucie R. Khadduri, PT, PRPC, Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner

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Nov
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at Midwest Physical Therapy Services

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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Please contact us at 402-933-8383 to register, or for any additional questions.
Class will be hosted by Cheryl Winiski, PT and Britnee Hoffner, PTA. 

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Nov
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at POST-Wellness by Design

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Lizanne Pastore PT, MA, COMT.  Lizanne received her B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 1987. As an orthopedic manual therapist, Lizanne sees people with myriad musculo-skeletal-neural issues, and since 2005 she has specialized in women’s health and the pelvic floor, treating both women and men using a broad integrative approach. She particularly enjoys working with the ante and post-partum mama and those with hard to treat pelvic pain. Additionally, Lizanne holds an M.A. in Somatic Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. The somatic approach encourages patients to explore a level of body awareness that is often missing in the Western medical model, and it grounds her philosophy of treating people as dynamic, multi-system beings, all with unique concerns and enormous potential to heal.

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Nov
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at Circle of Health

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Michele Forsberg PT from Align PT and Suzan Fleck Lic. Acupuncturist.

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Nov
15
6:30pm 6:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at Greenville Women's Clinic

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Allyson Daugherty of Greenville Women's Clinic

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Nov
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

STAY Strong Class at STARS

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Liz Simons.

Registration is required. Please email Liz Simons at ESimons@northwell.edu to register.

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Nov
15
5:30pm 5:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at St. Joseph

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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Sarah Landis.

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Nov
15
5:00pm 5:00pm

Stay Strong Class at CTMC Rehabilitation Institute

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Tiffany Lee. Please call 512-557-6310 to RSVP

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Nov
12
10:00am10:00am

STAY STRONG Class at Nelson Chiropractic & Pilates Center

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Join us to learn about caring for your pelvic floor through menopause and beyond.   We'll review the function of the pelvic floor, and the many changes and problems (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse) that can occur as women go through menopause.  This class will focus on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be led by Amanda Heritage, NE DPT

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Nov
12
10:00am10:00am

STAY STRONG Class at Zion Physical Therapy

Zion Physical Therapy is hosting a FREE Pelvic Floor strengthening class!
The Pelvic Floor plays a vital role in reducing the risk of incontinence and improving core stability. Dr. Staci Levine, DPT, OCS, Dr. Carolyn Yates DPT, and Dr. Meghan Mizrachi DPT in conjunction with the National Association for Continence are proud to offer a FREE pelvic floor strengthening class. This year’s curriculum (entitled “STAY STRONG”) will again focus on the pelvic floor but will be geared toward the peri-menopausal/menopausal woman. We plan to educate women on their anatomy, talk about how the pelvic floor changes as we age, and provide tips on how to “STAY STRONG” to prevent leakage and incontinence. Don’t miss it!


The class will be held at:
Zion Physical Therapy
1556 3rd Ave Suite 211 (3rd Ave between 87th and 88th St.)
New York, NY 10128
Saturday November 12th, 10am

Staci Levine, Carolyn Yates and Meghan Mizrachi are all pelvic floor physical therapists trained through the Herman and Wallace Institute.
Bring a yoga mat, water and questions!


Please RSVP to info@zionpt.com
Hope to see you there!

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Nov
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at The Woman's Center For Advanced Pelvic Surgery

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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by Andrea Levkowitz.

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Nov
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

STAY STRONG Class at CORE 3 Physical Therapy

Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that men and women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be hosted by: Certified Pelvic floor therapist Danielle Knippenberg, MPT, GCS, PRPC, graduate of University of Scranton who specializes in treatment of women and men with incontinence and chronic pelvic pain.

Call CORE 3 Physical Therapy at 267-308-5330 for any questions. Registration preferred but not required.

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Nov
9
6:30pm 6:30pm

STAY STRONG Class at Providence Newberg Medical Center, Dundee Classroom

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Join us as we learn about the pelvic floor and how it changes as women experience menopause.  This class will discuss common problems that women can experience with their pelvic floor (such as leakage, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse), and focuses on a more holistic way to address, and even prevent, these problems. 

Class will be presented by Ann Scherner, PT, Kara Knox, PT, and Savannah Bettis, PT

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