Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Overview

    • Schedule
    • Objectives
  • 2

    POP Basics

    • Epidemiology
    • POP Presentations
    • Measuring POP
  • 3

    POP Symptoms

    • Making Sense of Sensation
    • Symptoms & Anatomy
    • Avoidance vs Exposure
  • 4

    What Causes POP?

    • Risk Factors
    • The Interactions of POP Development
    • Menopause & POP
    • Pregnancy, Birth & POP
    • Connective Tissue Disorders & POP
  • 5

    Defining the Goals of POP Management

    • Is POP Reversible?
    • When and How Does POP Change?
    • Assigning a Timeline to POP Improvement
  • 6

    Pressure & POP

    • IAP and the Pelvic Floor
  • 7

    PT Tools for POP Management

    • Essential Exam Components
    • The Role of PFMT
    • Levator Ani Avulsion (LAA)
    • POP & Comorbidities
  • 8

    Other Conservative & Lifestyle Interventions

    • A Note About Hypopressives
    • Pessaries
    • Real Life with POP
  • 9

    Surgical Management

    • POP Surgery
  • 10

    Exercise *is* POP Management

    • What is Safe?
    • Strength Training with POP
    • Running with POP
  • 11

    References

    • References
  • 12

    POP Quiz

    • POP Quiz