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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 31 Aug 2021

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Women’s Health - pelvic floor, continence and the overactive bladder

On-demand recorded 31 Aug 2021

Good health is powerful! Join us for the finale in our Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week partnership series as we look below the waistline of women’s health. Our presenters will explore the role of pelvic floor physio, continence and overactive bladders and it’s effect on women’s health. 

Learning outcomes

  1. Summarise terminology and assessment of OAB symptoms
  2. Describe the role of Physiotherapy and Conservative management
  3. Examine management options: Pharmacotherapy and advanced treatment options
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

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Facilitator

Dr Stephanie Muller

Dr Stephanie Muller worked as a Physiotherapist prior to studying Medicine at Melbourne University, and has been working as a General Practitioner since 2011. Stephanie enjoys the diversity of General Practice, and the strong and lasting relationships with her patient community. She finds her previous Physiotherapy training invaluable on a day-to-day basis. In her spare time, Stephanie loves cycling, and entertaining her children.

Presenters

Dr Payam Nikpoor
MD, FRANZCOG - Gynaecologist, Urogynaecologist

Dr Payam Nikpoor is a gynaecologist and pelvic reconstruction surgeon with fellowship training in Urogynaecology (Mercy Health and Monash Health, Melbourne). Payam is a member of International Continence Society (ICS), International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) and Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (UGSA). In his public appointment, he is in charge of Pelvic Floor Clinics and Perineal clinic in Dandenong Hospital. He is also in private practice in South-East Melbourne and at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health as a urogynaecologist. He has a keen interest in pelvic floor dysfunction and is actively involved in teaching and research in Monash Health.

Ms Amy Steventon
Physiotherapist

Amy has been a Women’s Health physiotherapist for over 25 years. She is currently working as a Pelvic floor Physiotherapist at Jean Hailes for Womens Health and at The Mercy Hospital for Women as an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist. Amy’s areas of interest are overactive bladder, persistent pelvic pain, sexual pain, urinary and faecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and, ante and postnatal pelvic floor dysfunction. Amy is involved in teaching of both under and post graduate physiotherapy students. Amy is involved in Endometriosis research (En-DIT PFM study) investigating PFM tenderness in women having laparoscopy for pelvic pain. Other current research includes transcutaneous tibial and sacral nerve stimulation – a treatment for overactive bladder syndrome. She is also using this treatment clinically. Previous research involvement has been in the role of physiotherapy management before and after Botox to the pelvic floor muscles. Amy is passionate about educating, empowering and nurturing women to make healthy exercise and lifestyle choices to allow them to live and age well. Amy loves working at Jean Hailes as part of a multidisciplinary team.

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