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
1. Case 1: Dysuria and LBP
The first chapter of this course follows the case of a six-year-old female patient experiencing symptoms of dysuria, LBP and pelvic pain three years previously, and a history of frequent UTI’s.
2. Case 2: Recurrent UTIs
Case two describes a five-year-old female with recurrent UTI’s over the past two years, as well as suboptimal bladder habits.
3. Case 3: PFM Incoordination and Dysfunctional Voiding
Chapter three describes the case of a three-year-old female with pelvic floor symptoms ten months ago, as well a history of kidney infection UTIs and constipation.
4. Case 4: Recurrent UTI with Poor Bladder Habits
This chapter examines the case of a six-year-old with recurrent UTIs, and urine holding patterns and other poor bladder habits reported by the parents.
5. Case 5: Intermittent SUI
Case five describes the important implications of working with a young adult, in this case a 17-year-old female who has experienced SUI intermittently since childhood when laughing or coughing.
6. Case 6: PF Symptoms
Chapter six describes a six-year old girl with low urge and some trouble emptying, who experienced pelvic floor symptoms three years ago and is working toward further improvement.
7. Case 7: Painful Urination after Activities
The final case example in this course reviews the rehabilitation of a 10-year-old boy who experienced painful urination during activities such as riding a bike or scooter, as well as constipation.
8. Learning Assessment
Test your knowledge with this quiz covering concepts discussed throughout the cases covered in this course.