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Piston Science Part Two: Bridge the Gap Between Rehab and Fitness

Piston Science Part Two: Bridge the Gap Between Rehab and Fitness

Piston Science Part Two: Bridge the Gap Between Rehab and Fitness

CA$779.00
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Certificate of completion
The instructors

Course Description:

Piston Science Part One provided clinicians with the skills and strategies to begin to blend pelvic, musculoskeletal and return to fitness principles. Building on that foundation, Piston Science Part Two: Bridge the Gap Between Rehab and Fitness is designed to equip rehabilitation professionals with a clinical reasoning framework, empowering clinicians to think through the varied needs of fit women to help them make the leap from basic exercise to fitness at any level.

First, clinicians will learn to listen to their clients to grasp the contribution of their developmental, physical, pregnancy and postpartum history as it relates to their current presentation. Then the evaluation of the demands of their fitness and their strategies and capacity to meet those demands will provide the backdrop for the organization of treatment planning and progressions. Clinicians will gain the critical capacity to break down symptomatic functional and fitness activities in order to build them back up, while monitoring and modifying the programs as they go. The use of fitness as a modality for the simultaneous rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain, central sensitization, pelvic health considerations, and return to performance is presented.

Guided by Julie Wiebe, PT this unique course is an opportunity for participants to collaboratively reason through the needs and goals of two women in real-time over two days. This online version was recorded live in Toronto as the group collectively participated in patient interviewing, assessment, movement-based treatment, and progressions by working backward from the patient’s fitness goals. Join the clinical conversation from home.

Course Objectives:

  1. At the end of this online physiotherapy course, the participant will be able to identify three modifiable demands imposed by distance running on a female athlete.
  2. At the end of this online course, the participant will be able to discuss three characteristics that distinguish the demands of sprinting from running.
  3. At the end of this online module, the participant will be able to justify 3 interventions that modify running form strategy in the treatment program for a female runner with pelvic organ prolapse.
  4. At the end of this online course, the participant will be able to evaluate transverse plane capacity for a female athlete.
  5. At the end of this online course, the participant will be able to develop three rotational activities to introduce into the training regimen of a female athlete who regularly lifts weights only in the sagittal and frontal planes.
  6. At the end of this online course, the participant will be able to integrate breath mechanics strategies for 3 different impact activities (ex: double under)
  7. At the end of this online course, the participant will be able to identify 3 signs of pelvic health intolerance in a HIIT workout.
  8. At the end of this online course, the participant will be able to develop a progression of three exercises to return an athlete to an overhead squat.
  9. At the end of this online course, the participant will be able to develop a progression of 3 breath mechanics strategies to prepare a patient for the breath-hold required in a max lift.
  10. By the end of this online course, the participant will be able to justify 3 intervention strategies that utilize the functions of the epiglottal complex (speech, swallow, or respiration) in a treatment program for female clients with low back pain and incontinence.
  11. By the end of this online course, the participant will be able to justify three modifications to form in a ballistic activity such as kickboxing.

Course Audience

This course is designed to equip rehabilitation professionals with a clinical reasoning framework that will enable clinicians to think through the needs of patients with fitness goals at any level. Viewers will gain a deeper understanding of how, why and when to implement the strategies presented in Piston Science Part One to build programs that prepare women for a return to any task, fitness regimen or sport demand.

  • The PT will gain the theoretical basis, clinical reasoning and practical tools for breaking down symptomatic functional and fitness tasks in order to build them back up toward a client’s fitness goals. From interviewing and assessment to evidenced-based treatment plan development and progressions, online participants will observe, and participate through self-reflection, the integration of pelvic, musculoskeletal, and performance health concepts in recorded treatment examples. Co-professional collaboration and referral will be stressed.
  • The PTA will gain insight into the theoretical basis for the assessment process and reasoning behind the POC designed by the therapist. Observation, and participation through self-reflection, of the integration of pelvic, musculoskeletal, and performance health concepts in recorded treatment examples will assist with monitoring and modifying treatment progressions to ensure continuity of care.
  • The Athletic Trainer/Kinesiologist (AT/Kin) will gain insight into the theoretical basis, clinical reasoning, and practical tools for integration of the POC into an athlete's training program. Observation, and participation through self-reflection, of the integration of pelvic, musculoskeletal, and performance health concepts in recorded treatment examples will assist with monitoring and modifying an athlete's program to keep pelvic and musculoskeletal health in mind.

Intended Audience: 

This course is intended for rehabilitation professionals. The course focus on interviewing, clinical assessment and treatment planning falls under the scope of rehabilitative intervention. Other professionals enter into this for informational purposes only to be understood and applied within their state/jurisdictional scope of practice.

Is the course eligible for CEU's?

We will be submitting the course for CEU's through the Federation of StateBoards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). There is no guarantee of approval, and IF approved the amount of credits will be determined by the FSBPT. Please follow the link to the FSBPT site to determine if your state is one of the 34 states that accept FSBPT approval

The instructors
Julie Wiebe
PT, MPT, BSc.

Julie Wiebe, has over 20 years of experience in both Sports Medicine and Pelvic Health. Her passion is to return women to fitness and sport after injury and pregnancy. She advocates for the awareness of pelvic health issues in fitness and promotes innovative solutions for women through her blog, videos and social media. She shares her evidence-based, integrative approach internationally with both professionals and women through live and online educational programs.

Her Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston Science concepts have been successfully incorporated by rehab practitioners and fitness professionals into avariety of populations. Julie is a sought after speaker to provide continuing education courses and lectures internationally at clinics, academic institutions, professional organizations, state and national professional conferences.

Find out more and connect with Julie at www.juliewiebept.com or via social media Twitter/FB/IG JulieWiebePT.

Course Material included in this course
  • Welcome to the Course! Free
  • Welcome Video
  • Course Introduction and Logistics
  • Pre-reading
  • Handouts
  • Bibliography
  • Introduction to the Clinical Reasoning Framework
  • Clinical Reasoning Framework Introductory Lecture
  • Feedback
  • Day One Part One: Denise
  • Denise Intake
  • Denise Intake Form
  • Interview: Denise
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Interview
  • Assessment and Movement Based Intervention: Denise
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompts: Assessment and Movement Based Intervention
  • Clinical Debrief: Denise and Q and A
  • Day One Written Homework Instructions for Denise
  • Feedback
  • Day One Part Two: Michelle
  • Michelle Intake Form
  • Interview: Michelle
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Interview
  • Assessment: Michelle
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Assessment
  • Movement Based Intervention: Michelle
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Movement Based Intervention
  • Clinical Debrief Michelle, Q and A, Participant Homework
  • Day One Written Homework Instructions for Michelle
  • Feedback
  • Bonus Material: Interview Update with Renee (volunteer from Piston Science Part One Online)
  • Interview with Renee
  • Day Two Part One: Denise
  • Day Two Practitioner Morning Q and A
  • Follow-up Interview Denise
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Interview
  • Re-Assessment, Movement Based Intervention, Progressions and Ongoing Plan
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompts: Assessment and Movement Based Intervention
  • Clinical Debrief: Denise
  • Day Two Written Homework instructions for Denise
  • Feedback
  • Day Two Part Two: Michelle
  • Follow-Up Interview Michelle
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Interview
  • Re-Assessment: Michelle
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Assessment
  • Movement Based Intervention, Progressions and Ongoing Plan
  • Clinical Self-Reflection Lab Prompt: Movement Based Intervention
  • Clinical Debrief Michelle and Q and A
  • Final Comments
  • Feedback
  • Epilogues
  • Denise: Video and Email Correspondence
  • Michelle: Email Correspondence
  • Feedback
  • Gratitude
  • Gratitude
  • Have content or tech Questions? Want more info and conversation?
  • Have Content or Tech Questions? Join the Conversation with Like Minded Colleagues
  • Next Steps: Course Completion Certificates and CEUs
  • I need a Certificate of Completion
  • Pursuing CEUs
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