GPHAM EXPERT WEBINAR SERIES

Advanced Discussions on Diastasis Recti and Postpartum Research

Discussion with Grainne Donnelly and Antony Lo

Contact Hours:

  • 2 hours

Access:

  • Immediate Access
  • This webinar is FREE to GPHAM members (see below)

Audience: 

  • Medical Providers
  • Fitness Professionals
  • No pre-requisites
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What can I expect?

Antony Lo and Grainne Donnelly have a conversation about working people with diastasis recti, with much emphasis on postpartum concerns? Topic covered include:
  • How much the does the gap matter?
  • How do aesthetic concerns affect treatment?
  • What are the functions of the abdomen that need to be regained in postpartum?
  • What are the myths and fears of people with rectus diastasis?
  • Does traditional PT limit people more than it should? 
  • A lovely deep dive into the anatomy and functional physiology of the abdominal wall layers. 
  • Case studies with imaging and example of various DRA cases. 

     

What people are saying:

Such great information. Thank you!
The case studies, videos, and imaging examples where so helpful! I loved hearing these two experts analyze these cases!
This was so helpful! I know that I'm going to be able to brainstorm solutions for my postpartum clients so much more effectively now! It's always so great to get the research updates! Thank you!! 

What you will learn:

  • A deeper understanding of the anatomy and function of the abdominal wall. 
  • Ways of learning how to coach postpartum people on how to engage their deep core. 
  • Techniques for working with complex cases
  • An understanding of how to talk about the relationship between the gap between the rectus abdominus and the tension of the connective tissue when working with patients/clients
  • Ways of working with your clients that looks at their quality of movement and their segmental control the they access for their daily activities
  • Ways of changing patterns of movements
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Did you know that this course is part of a 5 part series of Diastasis Recti Webinars?

10 hours of webinars about DRA available for a price that comes out to $49 per webinar! 
  • Practical Clinical Applications for Diastasis Recti - Postpartum Assessment and Treatment with Munira Hudani
  • Advanced Discussions on Diastasis Recti and Postpartum Research with Antony Lo and Grainne Donnelly
  • Busting Myths About Diastasis Recti and Postpartum Exercise with Antony Lo
  • Diastasis Recti Research and Clinical Applications with Diane Lee
  • Abdominoplasty Surgery Panel with Dr. DeLuca-Pytell, Dr. Lee, and Lisa Ryan
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Do you want to watch THIS webinar and ALL of our other webinars for one yearly price? 

The Global Pelvic Health Alliance Membership offering features designed to help you grow your clinical skills and build your business. 
  • Webinars: an amazing set of webinars (like this one) that are all included in the membership with the ability to be present at the live recording and ask questions to the presenters.
  • Illustrations: We have an illustration that creates anatomy illustrations for us. We are constantly looking for ways of presenting the anatomy in ways that are more accurate and descriptive.
  • Handouts: Using the illustrations and an amazing team of colleagues to help review, we create a collection of handouts for you to use with your patients/clients!
  • Premiere Directory Listing: While anyone can have a free directory listing, GPHAM members get to have a profile picture, live links, and photo galleries to stand out. 
  • Global Pelvic Health Support Community: In addition to resources, you can also ask to join the private FB page with hundreds of multidisciplinary professionals from around the world to help you out!

Tracy Sher, PT, MPT, CSCS - Your Host

Tracy Sher is a pelvic physical therapist and is the founder of Pelvic Guru, Pelvic Guru Academy, and the Global Pelvic Health Alliance Membership. She is also an instructor for Pelvic Guru Academy, teaching Pudendal Neuralgia and Complex Pelvic Pain Solutions. 

Antony Lo, PT

Antony Lo is a physiotherapist from Australia and runs The Physio Detective service and My PT Education. He earned his degree from the University of Sydney and has been in practice since 1997 (old enough to see old things come back as new things!). He completed his post-graduate Master in Manual Therapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) from the University of Western Australia and commenced his Specialization training in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. He has been working at the junction of Musculoskeletal, Sports Rehab and Performance, and Women’s Health for his whole career. He has experience participating and coaching a range of sports and has been a consultant for a number of different types of elite sports athletes of all ages.

Grainne Donnelly, BScHons PgCert

Gráinne became particularly interested in the assessment and treatment of Diastasis Recti due to its prevalence and associated implications with her clients. She also teaches health and fitness professionals about the assessment and management of Diastasis Recti. Gráinne co-authored the internationally recognised "Returning to running postnatal - guidelines for medical, health and fitness professionals managing this population" as well as publishing her conference presentation "Diastasis Rectus Abdominis - physiotherapy management" from the 2018 Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy Conference. Gráinne regularly presents at conferences around the UK and Ireland on topics related to pelvic health and well-being. She uses real-time ultrasound for pelvic health and is involved in training courses for physiotherapists.

FAQs

What is the Cancelation & Refund Policy?
Individual GPHAM webinars are non-refundable. 
For other courses, the option for a full refund is available within 48 hours of purchase, however it is non-refundable upon either of these conditions:
  • You have viewed more than 50% of the course material
  • You have already claimed your CE certificate
If you need additional assistance with a refund or course concern, please email courses@pelvicguru.com.
Will there be any part of this live course where I could be recorded?
Live participation parts of courses may be recorded live and screenshots maybe be taken by the instructor or the host. If your camera is on, your microphone is on, or you type comments in the comment section, your participation will be part of that recording. If you do not wish to be part of this recording, you will be responsible for keeping your video and audio recording OFF during any live recorded sessions. 
How can I use the handouts, videos, and course supplemental material?
You will be provided with online content and recordings of the course as well as slides and material related to the course. This material is for your personal use only.  Please do not use clips of video, screen captures, screenshots, or copying in any way, that you might be presenting it as your own (whether or not it is for financial gain). Sharing a screenshot to social media that is credited to the instructor and/or Pelvic Guru, LLC is acceptable. If you would like to use any of this content for an independent project, you need to discuss this directly with Pelvic Guru and the instructor of the course. 
Will I have to exercise or have a space to move for this course? 
Some of the Pelvic Guru Academy courses have sections in them in which you will have the option of doing movement at various levels. Understand that all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction and use of all facilities and equipment shall be done at you own risk, and please be physically and medically able to undertake any and all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction provided in the course.