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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
29
6:00 PM18:00

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. 

Trina Kiernan Graduated from MUSC with a degree in Physical Therapy in 1990 and worked in the Charleston area for most of her career.
Trina Kiernan has a Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP) from the American Physical Therapy Association. Trina has been providing pelvic floor physical therapist for 20 years. She is an active member in the Women's Section of the APTA and a member of the NAFC. She continues to look for opportunities to share her knowledge with the community.
Trina joined Private Therapy Services in May and is excited about the opening of the Pelvic Health Center at this practice.


To register for this class please call 843 766 2121 or email Chas@askmypt.com

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
29
6:30 PM18:30

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

  • 13010 Metro Pkwy Ft. Myers, FL 33966 (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. 

Elizabeth Templeton, DPT, GCS. Pelvic Health Physical Therapist will be presenting this class.

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

  • 15823 97 St NW #209 AB, Edmonton, AB T5X 0C7 Canada (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. 

Keeley Smith - Physical Therapist

Bio: Keeley has been working as a physical therapist for over 15 years. She became involved in pelvic health over the last 8 years and loves educating those interested in working from the inside out in preventing and maintaining pelvic and bladder health function!

Call Innovation Physical Therapy to Register - Phone: (587) 524-8200

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

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 From The Inside Out
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

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. 

The Pelvic Floor plays a vital role in reducing the risk of incontinence, decreasing prenatal and post-partum symptoms and improving core stability. Staci Levine, DPT, OCS, PRPC, Francesca Warner DPT, CSCS, and Amanda Scheer DPT, CSCS, in conjunction with the National Association for Continence are proud to offer a FREE pelvic floor strengthening class: BE STRONG – Building Strength from the Inside Out! This class will teach you about the anatomy of your pelvic floor, and the proper moves you can do to build and maintain strength for optimal pelvic floor health. Don’t miss it!

When: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
Where: Zion Physical Therapy EAST, 1556 3rd Ave STE 211, New York, NY 10128
Time: 10am
Presenter: Staci Levine, Francesca Warner, Amanda Scheer (bios available at http://zionphysicaltherapy.com/staff/)
Cost: FREE
What to bring: Yoga mat (optional)
Please RSVP at http://zionphysicaltherapy.com/events-1/ or call 212-353-8693

Water will be provided! See you there!

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Dec
6
10:00 AM10:00

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
7:00 PM19:00

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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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out

  • 2090 Larkin Avenue Elgin, IL, 60123 United States (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. 

April has been a physical therapist for 11 years and specializes in women's health issues such as incontinence, pelvic pain, diastasis rectus, infertility, and prenatal/postpartum. This class will be held at the Fresh Pilates studio. Please register by calling (847)220-4998 or emailing April@pelvicbalance.com.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Dec
10
10:00 AM10:00

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. 

The Pelvic Floor plays a vital role in reducing the risk of incontinence, decreasing prenatal and post-partum symptoms and improving core stability. Staci Levine, DPT, OCS, PRPC, Brooke David DPT, and Tova Laufer DPT in conjunction with the National Association for Continence are proud to offer a FREE pelvic floor strengthening class: BE STRONG – Building Strength from the Inside Out! This class will teach you about the anatomy of your pelvic floor, and the proper moves you can do to build and maintain strength for optimal pelvic floor health. Don’t miss it!

When: Sunday, December 10th, 2017
Where: Zion Physical Therapy West, 310 West 72nd st, STE 1G (72nd and West End Ave), New York, NY 10023
Time: 10am
Presenter: Staci Levine, Brooke David, Tova Laufer (bios available at http://zionphysicaltherapy.com/staff/)
Cost: FREE
What to bring: Yoga mat (optional)
Please RSVP at http://zionphysicaltherapy.com/events-1/ or call or call 212-353-8693

Water will be provided! See you there!

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Copy of BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Copy of BE STRONG CLASS: 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.  

Trina Kiernan Graduated from MUSC with a degree in Physical Therapy in 1990 and worked in the Charleston area for most of her career.
Trina Kiernan has a Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP) from the American Physical Therapy Association. Trina has been providing pelvic floor physical therapist for 20 years. She is an active member in the Women's Section of the APTA and a member of the NAFC. She continues to look for opportunities to share her knowledge with the community.
Trina joined Private Therapy Services in May and is excited about the opening of the Pelvic Health Center at this practice.


To register for this class please call 843 766 2121 or email Chas@askmypt.com

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Copy of BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Copy of BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate

  • 17618 140th Avenue Northeast Woodinville, WA, 98072 United States (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.  

Presentation by your PhysioCare WH therapists: Erin Robertson, Mary Beth Ackerman, and Kendra Brown. Please RSVP to erobertson@physiocarept.com or call (425) 402-9772

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Dec
31
10:00 AM10:00

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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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Mar
20
12:00 PM12:00

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. 

Gina Filoteo,PT has 31 years of experience as physical therapist. She works at Cookeville Regional Medical Center outpatient Rehab and specializes in treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. She has treated a number of patients suffering from pelvic floor dysfunction with good outcomes using Biofeedback therapy in conjunction with other therapeutic interventions.

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BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

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
16
6:00 PM18:00

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: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Nov
15
7:30 PM19:30

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: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

BE STRONG CLASS: 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.  

Class will be presented by Sarah Landis, PT, MS, DPT
Pelvic Floor Physical therapist
Working on becoming a certified pelvic floor therapist through the APTA as well as Pre/post partum specialist.

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

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 CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUt
Nov
15
9:15 AM09:15

BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUt

  • Stayfit PT and Wellness, Inc. (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. 

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

 

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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside OUT
Nov
15
9:00 AM09:00

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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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

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
14
12:00 PM12:00

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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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

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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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

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: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

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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BE STRONG: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

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: Building Strength And A Healthy Prostate
Nov
8
5:30 PM17:30

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 CLASS: Building Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
8
10:00 AM10:00

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 From The Inside OUt
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

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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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

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
2
7:00 PM19:00

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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BE STRONG CLASS: Building Strenght From The Inside OUt
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

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: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

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 Strength From The Inside Out
Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

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
6:00 PM18:00

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: Sex & The Pelvic Floor
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

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
Oct
31
5:00 PM17:00

BE STRONG CLASS: Sex & The Pelvic Floor

  • 216 Main Street Decatur, AL 35619 (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! 

Presenter will be Karen Parkhill.

PLEASE BRING A MAT AND WATER BOTTLE.

CALL 778-335-1442 TO REGISTER

 

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STAY STRONG CLASS: Balance & Strength From The Inside Out
Oct
25
12:00 PM12:00

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. 

K. Lynne Odom, PT, MOMT, is a Physical Therapist in Private Practice in Nashville. She has treated men and women with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction since 1998.

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