Diastasis Rectus Abdominis
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August 14, 2018
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Pelvic Floor, Post-Partum, Pregnancy
This course will bring attention to diastasis rectus abdominis, a condition typically present in pregnant and post-partum women. We will cover the implications of diastasis rectus abdominis as it relates to potential back and lumbo-pelvic stability, potential for pelvic floor dysfunction, and abdominal muscle strength. We will cover ways to assess diastasis rectus abdominis and treatment options as a physical therapist to treat diastasis rectus abdominis. We will cover recent evidence regarding diastasis rectus abdominis.
With the presentation, participants will be able to describe:
• Anatomical considerations related to diastasis rectus abdominis
• Risk factors and etiology of diastasis rectus abdominis
• Ways to assess diastasis rectus abdominis
• Treatment and management of diastasis rectus abdominis
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.
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- Alabama Chapter, APTA
- APTA of Maryland
- Arizona PTA
- Indiana Chapter, APTA
- MN BPT
- Montana Chapter, APTA
- Ohio PTA
- South Carolina PTA
How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
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