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. Biofeedback Overview
What is biofeedback, and how can it be used in pelvic floor therapy? The first chapter of this course explores the benefits and limitations of biofeedback – specifically Surface Electromyography, or SEMG.
2. Biofeedback Treatment
The second chapter of this course details the nuts and bolts of biofeedback treatment, including the muscles that are targeted, instructions for using biofeedback to target these muscles, and the effects on pelvic floor function demonstrated by research.
3. Treatment Progressions
In this chapter, Dawn Sandalcidi walks the participant through specific treatment progressions that can be used with children, and provides specific examples of these progressions from clinical practice.
4. Biofeedback Research
This chapter details emerging research on biofeedback as a treatment tool in physical therapy, and pelvic floor therapy in particular.
5. Biofeedback Treatment Examples
In the final portion of this course, Dawn Sandalcidi provides detailed examples of biofeedback treatment progressions of real patients.
6. Learning Assessment
Test your knowledge with multiple choice questions, and apply your knowledge with case-based assessment questions.