Pelvic floor biofeedback workshop
Pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence are caused by the lack of rest of the muscles in that area and can be treated with biofeedback. By using biofeedback, the specialist can help the patient to improve the control of the pelvic floor muscles. Several methods are used in biofeedback. This tool can detect the contracted or relaxed muscle and provide a visual or audio feedback. This feedback helps the patient to know that the muscle is moving and therefore to have more control over that muscle. The impact level of biofeedback for this disorder is defined as 5 out of 5.
In the pelvic floor biofeedback workshop, after getting familiar with the definitions and theoretical topics, the interested parties will learn how to perform this treatment method from evaluation to treatment protocols in a practical way (in the form of an educational video).
- If you are not able to participate in the workshop after registration, you can coordinate with the group so that the amount paid for the next course will be included without deducting the fee.
Participants with relevant education will be awarded a certificate of participation in the course by Farmed Academy as the exclusive representative of BFE European Biofeedback Foundation and Shahid Beheshti University Cognitive and Brain Sciences Research Institute.
The education of the participants should be in one of the following:
– Medicine (physical medicine and rehabilitation, urology,…)
- At least a bachelor’s degree is required.
Duration of the workshop: 1 day / 4 hours
Workshop hours: 9 to 13
Dr. Tanaz Ahadi
Physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist
Member of the faculty of Iran University of Medical Sciences
Physiotherapist Roksana Behbahani
Master of Physiotherapy
- An overview of the anatomy and function of the pelvic floor muscles
- Getting to know the principles of examination (muscle strength evaluation – POP evaluation)
- Getting to know the definitions – types of biofeedback therapy
- Electrode placement – signal recording – removal of disturbing signals – analysis of the recorded signal
- Initial patient assessment and threshold determination
- Application of biofeedback in office incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse
- Application of biofeedback in constipation – fecal incontinence
- Electrical stimulation in various urinary disorders
- Treatment protocols
This course is held with Thought Technology hardware (MyoTrac device) and Biograph Infiniti software.