33 min

Rectal Evaluation and Treatment Pelvic PT Rising

    • Alternative Health

For many patients rectal evaluation and treatment is the "missing link" in their progress. Yet the majority of patients never even have an evaluation, and many that do never have consistent treatment. Why?Often we're not comfortable as pelvic PTs with our rectal skills. Most courses only discuss "obvious" cases - GI, colorectal, or male patients.But these are often a small fraction of our patients; we should be looking for our pelvic pain, post-partum, or orthopedic patients...

For many patients rectal evaluation and treatment is the "missing link" in their progress. Yet the majority of patients never even have an evaluation, and many that do never have consistent treatment. Why?Often we're not comfortable as pelvic PTs with our rectal skills. Most courses only discuss "obvious" cases - GI, colorectal, or male patients.But these are often a small fraction of our patients; we should be looking for our pelvic pain, post-partum, or orthopedic patients...

33 min