REHABILITATION OF VISCERAL FUNCTIONS

REHABILITATION OF VISCERAL FUNCTIONS

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Code
68205
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
4 credits during the 3nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/48
TEACHING LOCATION
GE SAN MARTINO (PHYSIOTHERAPY)

OVERVIEW

THIS IS AN INTEGRATED COURSE.  IT INCLUDES FOUR DISCIPLINARY MODULES:

-REHABILITATION UROGYNAECOLOGICAL AND URINARY INCONTINENCE

-CARDIOLOGIC REHABILITATION

- RESPIRATORY REHABILITATION

-ONCOLOGICAL REHABILITATION

AIMS AND CONTENT

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Disciplinary module: REHABILITATION UROGYNAECOLOGICAL AND URINARY INCONTINENCE

Outline of anatomy and physiology of the pelvic floor and lower tract, physiology and innervation of urination

Definition of continence and incontinence.  Classification, aetiology and quality of life

Physical examination urogynaecological  (trophism, scars, prolapses, relaxed vaginal outlet (genital Hiatus), distance ano-vulva, NFC or perineal body.

Physiatrical  assessment of the perineum:

neurological and postural examination, PC test, voiding diary, pad test, cough stress test, QTtip test

Outline  of Urodynamics, perineal electromyography diagnostic imaging

Rehabilitative programming in uro-gynaecology

Pelvic perineal physiotherapy: basic aspects, awareness, sequencing, perivaginal and endovaginal techniques, individual and group muscle training and automation in the ADL

Perineal auto training (home muscle training)

Pelvic perineal physiotherapy–  non conventional techniques

Vaginal cones

Urinary incontinence, Sports  and abdominal muscles, GAI

Bladder training

Behavioural therapy

Relaxation techniques

Lumbar-pelvic and pelvic-floor statics

SEF: indications and contraindications; PTNS

BFB: types, indications and contraindications

Pharmacological therapy in urinary incontinence: summary

Basic aspects  of male incontinence urinary

FAECAL INCONTINENCE: Outline of anatomy and physiology of defecation, classification, clinical and diagnostic aspects.

Fecal incontinence rehabilitation ( muscle training, BFB, SEF)

CONSTIPATION:  classification, clinical and diagnostic aspects; evaluation, rehabilitation and lifestyle changes

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MIRELLA DEFILIPPI (President)

IRIS PERUZZI

CARLA MORIANO

PIERFRANCESCA TASSISTRO

MARIA GIUSEPPINA VIDILI

CLARA LEONCINI

NORMA LANDUCCI

PATRIZIA BIANCHETTI

VALENTINA DABOVE

LAURA FARAGUTI

BRUNA GRECCHI

FRANCESCA ASCHERI

AURORA PRATESI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

FIRST SEMESTER OF THE THIRD YEAR

EXAMS

Exam description

ORAL EXAMINATION

FURTHER INFORMATION