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At Women’s & Men’s Health Physiotherapy we are involved with many professional associations and advisory boards, present at conferences and courses and contribute to promotion of pelvic health. We also lecture and tutor at The University of Melbourne post graduate course in pelvic floor rehabilitation. Here we share with you some of our recent articles, education & health promotion and the conferences we’ve been presenting at.
 

Education & Health Promotion

Painful Sex
Channel 7, House of Wellness

Raising Awareness about Vaginismus
KIIS FM

 

Vaginal Prolapse
Channel 7, House of Wellness

 

Incontinence in younger people
Channel 7, House of wellness

 

Leaking with Excercise
'Sporty' on ABC

World Continence Week
Channel 7, The Morning Show

How to prevent and treat prolapse
Channel 7, The Morning Show

 

Leaking while exercising and pelvic floor muscles
Channel 7 Morning Show

 

Prostate Cancer Surgery And Pelvic Floor Exercises
Continence Foundation of Australia

 

Healthy Pelvic Floor Habits  / Incontinence
Channel 7 Morning Show

 

Talking About The Pelvic Floor
Radio 774, Libbi Gorr program

 


Presentations

2022

March 2022 | Assessment & Management of Sexual Pain; A Physiotherapy Perspective, Let's Talk About Sex Course, Monash University Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department

March 2022 | Pelvic Health: Let's Talk About The Things We Don't Talk About, St Kevin's Women's Football Club

March 2022 | The Pelvic Floor and More: Physiotherapy for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, SIA Medical Centre

February 2022 | The Pelvic Floor and More: Physiotherapy for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, MD Health 

2021

December 2021 | Physiotherapy Role in Male Persistent Pelvic Pain, Women's, Men's & Pelvic Health Group of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Lecture Evening

October 2021 | ICS Workshop on Managing OAB and SUI in POP alongside Dr Caroline Dowling, Dr Felicity Gould and Dr Eva Fong, International Continence Society 2021 Melbourne Online 

September 2021 | Biopsychosocial reframed in pelvic health, Australian Physiotherapy Association Student Group Education Evening 

July 2021 | Prostatectomy and Supporting Continence, Continence Foundation of Australia World Continence Week Webinar

June 2021 | Male Continence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Melbourne University Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

June 2021 | Outcome Measures, Melbourne University Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

June 2021 | Adherence and Motivation, Melbourne University Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

March 2021 | Assessment & Management of Sexual Pain; A Physiotherapy Perspective, Let's Talk About Sex Course, Monash University Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department

March 2021 | Pelvic Floor Education Day, Epworth 

March 2021 | Pelvic Health - Lets Talk About The Things We Don't Talk About!, St Kevin's Women's Football Club

2020

November 2020 | Master your Women’s Health with Dr Desiree Yap, Women’s Section of Camberwell Hockey Club, live webinar.

October 2020 | Persistent Pelvic Pain; presentation and guest panellist at two sessions, Project ECHO on persistent pain, Western Victoria Primary Health Network  

October 2020 | The Pelvic Floor & More: Physiotherapy for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Complete Sports Care & SportsFit Physio & Health Education Evenings

September 2020 | The Role of the Physiotherapist in Recurrent UTI's, GP Education Evening

August 2020 | What makes persistent pelvic pain so complex? Epworth Women's Health Live Webinar

July 2020 | A psychologically informed approach to managing overactive bladder / painful bladder syndrome revealed a complex case, Australian College of Physiotherapists & Sydney Specialist Physiotherapy Education Masterclass E-symposium

February 2020 | Sexual pain from a physiotherapy perspective, Monash University ‘Let's Talk About Sex: Sexuality and Sexual Difficulties’ Course  

Presentations Prior to 2020

2019

November 2019 | Perineal Trauma, Australasian Birth Trauma Association peer mentor training day  

November 2019 | Male Sexual Pain, Pelvic Pain Victoria Weekend Symposium  

October 2019 | Explain Pelvic Pain; 10 target concepts from Explain Pain Supercharged applied to pelvic pain cases (Conference Workshop), Australian Physiotherapy Association Transform Conference, Adelaide

October 2019 | Pelvic health and Parkinson’s Disease; Parkinson’s Victoria Support group
 
September 2019 | Physiotherapy and Menopause; University of Melbourne Medical Students O&G lecture series
 
August 2019 | The complex plan for the complex patient: How the physio can keep things under control and the patient out of the ED, Australasian

Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery (AGES) / World Endometriosis Society (WES) Focus Meeting ‘The Limits and Limitations of Surgery and Endometriosis’

August 2019 | Incontinence Associated with Prostate Cancer (Convening), Asia Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference, Melbourne

June 2019 | Outcome Measures, Melbourne University Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

June 2019 | Adherence and Motivation, Melbourne University Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

June 2019 | Male Continence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Melbourne University Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

May 2019 | Pelvic Health for Women In Sport, Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians

April 2019 | Sexual Pain; A Physiotherapy Perspective, Monash University ‘Let's Talk About Sex: Sexuality and Sexual Difficulties’ Course

April 2019 | Post-Natal Physiotherapy Update; pelvic floor, musculoskeletal, breast and exercise health, Glen Eira Maternal and Child Health Network

March – April 2019 | Looking after your pelvic floor post-pregnancy, Boroondara Maternal and Child Health Centres


Articles

2022

Interview: 3 Ways to strengthen the pelvic floor
House of Wellness

2021

Interview: Risk factors for pelvic floor problems and what can help
ABC Everyday

Interview: Pelvic Organ Prolapse - What every woman needs to know
Bridge Magazine, Continence Foundation Australia

Interview: Pelvic pain, leakage, pain during sex? You may have an overactive pelvic floor
ABC Everyday

Interview: Answering Your Men’s Pelvic Pain Questions
Bridge Magazine, Continence Foundation of Australia

2020

Interview: Looking after your pelvic floor is about more than incontinence
ABC Everyday

Interview: How do pelvic floor devices for incontinence and prolapse work?
ABC Everyday

2019

Reconsideration of pelvic floor muscle training to prevent and treat incontinence after radical prostatectomy
Hodges et al., Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, Dec 2019

Articles Prior to 2019

2016

Your Pelvic Floor
Weight Watchers magazine, October 2016

My Story Of Overcoming Prostate Cancer
Over Sixty, September 2016

The Role Of Physiotherapy In Post - Prostatectomy Urinary Incontinence
Page 15, Edition 2, The Manual, Cutting Edge Men’s Health Care,
Australian Prostate Cancer Research

The Role Of Physiotherapy In The Management Of Male Chronic Pelvic Pain
Page 17, Edition 4, The Manual, Cutting Edge Men’s Health Care,
Australian Prostate Cancer Research

2015

When Sex Hurts
Good Health, October 2015

Male Incontinence
Fitness Magazine, Spring 2015

A Taboo Subject by Shan Morrison
(article on male urinary incontinence)
Pg 9, Cabrini Foundation 49 Online Magazine

Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia (PPFA)
Shan Morrison, contributing author

Graham Smorgon’s Battle With Pelvic Pain
Financial Review, March 2015


Why Choose Women's & Men's Health Physiotherapy?

Expertise

We are the physiotherapy experts in bladder, bowel, prolapse, pelvic pain and sexual problems.

Reputation

For over 25 years, thousands of women and men have trusted WMHP to improve their pelvic health.

Wellbeing

Our caring physios are invested in your overall wellbeing, supporting your physical, emotional and lifestyle needs.

Partnership

We listen to you, and work together to help you live with freedom and confidence.

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