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.

Some testimonials from past participants: 

‘’The ballooning techniques were super interesting!’’

‘’Merci pour les beaux cours pratico-pratiques!’’

‘’There was a good amount of lab time for each lab.’’

‘’All great information’’

‘’well explained practical application of assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment’’

‘’MJ is very knowledgeable and excited about the information.’’

‘’Great course! So much info!’’

‘’course was very good, easy to apply clinically. Thanks!’’



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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