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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

CA$17.99 CA$29.99
This course includes
51:44 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion

About The Course:

This course will explore the diagnostic workup and medical/surgical management of patients with vulvodynia and will explain to you everything about sexual pain and how birth control can be bad for you. Also learn about how this course will deal with the needs of the vulva, its examination, sexual symptoms,  and surgeries of vulvodynia. 

In This Online Physiotherapy Course, You’ll Learn:

  • About assessing and treating vulvodynia.
  • Terminology and anatomy.
  • How birth control can be bad?
  • Vulva needs testosterone.
  • Why the vulva is rarely examined?
  • Sexual symptoms overlap.
  • Surgery for vulvodynia.
  • About various frequently asked questions.

What’s Included In This Online Physiotherapy Course?

  • More than 51 minutes of video lessons.
  • 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.
  • Lifetime access. You can return to this course at any time. If any material is updated or added, you will have access to the new content.
  • Certificate of completion. Once you've completed the course, you will receive a certificate for your professional portfolio.
  • Access to this course is through Embodia, and although some of the content may be downloadable (such as a workbook or slides if included), 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 by 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 and for tax purposes.
  • A special coupon for 15% off any other online course on Embodia Academy when you’ve completed this course!

Who Is This Course For? 

This online course is for all rehabilitation professionals, including physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors, athletic therapists, exercise therapists, kinesiologists among others. This course is also relevant for movement specialists, yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and those interested in learning more about pelvic floor health and wellness.

Can I Share a Course with a Friend or Colleague? How does the Group Discount Work?

Each course purchase is for a single viewer only, and may not be shared. If you are interested in group/staff viewing, please contact us at to arrange a group discount code specifically for your group. The larger the group, the larger the discount. Each individual must purchase separately with the discount code, and agree to the terms and conditions (legal). This provides each participant with their own copy to review at their pace, in addition to the opportunity to interact with colleagues as you all work collectively through the material.


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This course imparted by Pelvic Health Solutions (PHS) contains the recorded lectures from the 5th annual Pelvic Health Symposium in 2018. This course will challenge your theoretical and practical knowledge of pelvic health. Listen to their knowledge, and deepen your understanding of pelvic health and all of the factors that will make you a top-notch, excellent practitioner. You don’t have to be a practicing internal pelvic health therapist in order to benefit from this course - If your patient has a pelvis, you will benefit from this online course!

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 that 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
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