Chronic Pelvic Pain - From “hysteria” to closing the gender data gap.
TUESDAY 22ND SEPT - 7.30PM AEST
To gain an understanding of why and how women are treated in today’s healthcare and medical profession, it’s important to acknowledge what has happened historically in Women’s Health. This webinar covers both a brief history of the gender data gap for chronic pelvic pain, and how today’s CPP patients can be best managed from a multidisciplinary approach.
Between 4-25% of women of reproductive age are affected by CPP throughout their lives - with the onset and causes being extremely varied. Women suffering from CPP report the pain limits home, work, and sexual activity, with many having to take regular medication and miss out on at least one day of work per month.
Learning Outcomes 1 What is chronic pelvic pain (CPP), who does it affect, and what are the common causes? 2 Awareness of women’s health history, context of treatment approaches & chronic pain science associated with CPP 3 Understand the need for comprehensive pre-screening & assessment 4 Appropriate exercise prescription guided by comprehensive assessment 5 Understand the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to CPP
Presented by Kiara Roscio (B.ClinExPhys, AEP, AES, ESSAM M.WomHMed)
Kiara is the Director, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, and Women's Health Practitioner of Seed Exercise Physiology. She has a fiery passion for women's health which drives her to continually power her practice Seed as a sanctuary for women's health and education. Kiara is the South Australia Ambassador for The Women’s Health Collective.
Kiara’s work motto is “I fully invest myself in the health of each unique woman, and have a strong belief in the power of movement, education, and food”.