8:00am - 8:30am

Registration & Welcome Coffee

 

8:30aM - 9:45AM

The Male Pelvic Floor : Optimizing a Man’s Strength & Life Foundation

with Dr Federico Luzi

When it comes to pelvic floor health much attention is directed at the female pelvic floor, however we must not overlook our male clients. Join Dr Federico Luzi as he explores the specific functions and peculiarities of the male pelvic floor muscles and organs and how to prevent the common male pathologies including urinary incontinence, sexual disorders and hip arthritis.

 

9:45AM - 11:00am

 

The Anterior Pubic Joint : Demystifying Groin Injuries & Athletic Pubalgia

with Dr Emily Splichal

To date some of the most frustrating and frequently misdiagnosed injuries are those to the groin or the anterior pubic joint.  Join Human Movement Specialist Dr Emily Splichal as she takes a functional approach to chronic anterior pelvic pain and its association with lumbopelvic hip micro-instability and delayed local stabilization pathways.

Learn some of the common exercises and progressive programming Dr Emily uses with her patients as well as her own personal experience with athletic pubalgia.

 

11:00am - 11:30AM

Coffee & Tea Break

 

11:30AM - 12:45pm

Pushing Power & the Postpartum body

with Chantal Traub

Have you been working with clients experiencing leaking, back issues, distended belly or pelvic floor pain since becoming a mom? Join Doula Chantal Traub as she explores what actually happens during the 2nd stage of labor and how a traumatic birth experience may leave lasting results on the pelvis, pelvic floor and core. You will leave this session with tips that you can directly apply to your clients to help on their healing journey.

 

12:45pm - 2:00pm

Lunch on your own

 

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Visceral Elasticity & Reflexive Stability : How Gut Health Impact Movement Quality

with Dr Federico Luzi

Did you know that pelvic floor health has a profound link to gut health? Join Dr Federico Luzi as he puts a light on the connections between the microbiota and common pelvic floor dysfunctions. Learn how to better understand the link between diet, sun exposure, movement and emotions.

 

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Break

 

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Coccydynia : Anatomy, Etiology & Treatment of the Vestigial Tailbone

with Dr Emily Splichal

The tailbone (also known as the coccyx) is often dismissed as a vestige of our prehistoric ancestors. Join Dr Emily Splichal as she explores tailbone function and its role as a major attachment site for the pelvic floor muscles. Learn the mechanics of levator syndrome and coccydynia, and how to best address them in your clients.