presented by Dawn Sandalcidi
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Dawn Sandalcidi, PT, RCMT, BCB-PMD
Dawn Sandalcidi PT, RCMT, BCB-PMD specializes in pelvic muscle dysfunction (incontinence and pain), orthopedic manual therapy, and TMJ treatment. She is the leading expert in the field of pediatric incontinence in physical therapy. She has trained medical professionals in manual therapy since 1992 both nationally and internationally. Dawn is certified by the Biofeedback Institute of…Read full bio
The first chapter of this course provides a detailed examination of pelvic floor anatomy. This foundational information is important background for participants to review before pelvic floor dysfunction and treatment is described later in this course series.
2. Normal Bowel and Bladder Function
Building on the anatomical information from the first chapter, the second chapter of this course delves into the normal development of bowel and bladder function in children in early adolescence.
The final chapter of this course takes a closer look at defecation, including the four phases of defecation and the mechanics of this important physical process.