Pelvi-perineal Re-education (Ano-Rectal)

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Physiotherapy for Ano-Rectal Disorders 

(2.5 day course)

 Pre-requisite: (Entry Level) course in uro-gynecology, The Physical therapy approach to female urinary incontinence (or equivalent)


There is a large amount of work to be done by physiotherapists in the field of ano-rectal disorders. Patients suffering anal incontinence, evacuation difficulties, and various pathological and post-traumatic conditions can benefit from our help, through education, pelvic floor and global retraining, rectal re-education techniques and behavioral modification.

This course is given over 2.5 days, and includes theoretical and practical sessions as well as a revision of the pelvic floor evaluation procedure.




Claudia Brown

Claudia Brown M. Sc. (P.T.) Marie-Josée Lord B. Sc. (P.T.)

About Us

Claudia Brown and Marie-Josée Lord have been successfully treating patients affected with pelvic floor dysfunction for more than 30 years. Having studied and worked with kinesitherapists in Europe, they started Physiotherapie Uro-Sante more than 25 years ago, a teaching company, and have trained physiotherapists across Canada in the field of pelvi-perineal re-education.

Course Objectives:

  • Be adept at performing a clinical evaluation of the pelvic floor and related structures
  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the lower digestive tract
  • Be able to describe diverse pathologies that lead to ano-rectal disorders
  • Be aware of various investigation procedures for ano-rectal disorders
  • Be able to describe related medical and dietetic approaches
  • Be able to perform a physiotherapeutic evaluation for patients with ano-rectal disorders
  • Be able to establish realistic goals of physiotherapy treatment and to devise a complete treatment plan
  • Understand how to adapt the treatment plan and approach according to the individual and his particular progression

 Course schedule

Day 1, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day 2, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day 3, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm




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