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Five things I've Learned About Assessing and Treating Vulvodynia

Five things I've Learned About Assessing and Treating Vulvodynia

Five things I've Learned About Assessing and Treating Vulvodynia

This course includes
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Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion


This online physiotherapy course was recorded at the 5th Pelvic Health Solutions (PHS) Symposium.

If your patient has a pelvis, you will benefit from this online course! 

You don’t have to be a practicing internal pelvic health therapist in order to learn from the 4 incredible experts who present on a variety of topics - pelvic health, vulvodynia, breastfeeding, and bladder conditions.

Learn the science, critical reasoning and inter-disciplinary approaches needed to fully understand the direction that pelvic health is taking in your community, provincially, nationally and internationally.

This online course is made up of presentations from a variety of evidence-based practitioners in a variety of fields. Keep reading to learn more about the presenters and their area of specialty.

About The Course:

This talk will explore the diagnostic workup and medical/surgical management of patients with vulvodynia.

What do you get in this course?

  • Slides to each lecture
  • Lifetime Access: You can come back to this course at any time. If any material is updated or material is added to the course, you will have access to the new content.
  • Certification of Completion: once you've created the course you will get a certificate for your professional portfolio.
  • Access to this course is through Embodia and while some of the content, such as the workbook can be downloaded, the majority cannot. This is to protect the instructor’s material and to prevent the content from being shared freely on the internet.
  • Embodia is mobile-friendly and can be accessed on phone, tablet and computer.
  • There is no start date or completion date. You can complete the course at your own pace.
  • You will be sent a receipt as soon as you purchase this course. This receipt can be used for education grants (such as The Allied Health Professional Development Fund) and for tax purposes.
  • Bite sized information: all of the content is broken down into bite sized chunks so that you can easily watch a video on your break, over lunch or for a few minutes at night.
  • You will receive a Special Coupon for 15% off any other online course on Embodia Academy when you’ve completed this course!

Audience: Rehab Professionals (PT, PTA, OT, OTA, AT, ET, Kin, etc), movement specialists, yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and those interested in learning more about pelvic floor health and wellness.

This course was recorded at the 5th Pelvic Health Solutions Symposium in 2018

The instructors
Pelvic Health Solutions

Pelvic Health Solutions is an evidence-based teaching company that was founded in 2010 by Nelly Faghani and Carolyn Vandyken, out of the need to develop pelvic health resources in Ontario, an under serviced health concern in this province. Since the inception of our teaching company, pelvic health physiotherapy has blossomed from a handful of physiotherapists to well over 300 therapists now rostered with the Ontario College of Physiotherapists. Pelvic Health Solutions provides continuing education courses for a variety of practitioners, including mentoring and clinical resources for therapists to utilize with their patients. Our mission is to provide evidence-based, biopsychosocial resources to patients and health care practitioners for the assessment and treatment of pelvic health problems in our province and abroad.

Yonah Krakowsky
Yonah Krakowsky completed his medical school and urology residency at the University of Toronto. Following the he completed a fellowship in sexual medicine and surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital and Women's College focusing on male and female sexual dysfunction.
Course Material included in this course
  • Five things I've Learned About Assessing and Treating Vulvodynia
  • Introduction
  • Terminology and Anatomy
  • Birth Control Can Be Bad
  • The Vulva Needs Testosterone
  • The Vulva is Rarely Examined
  • Sexual Symptoms Overlap
  • Surgery for Vulvodynia
  • Question and Answer
  • Feedback