Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation for Post Prostatectomy Incontinence

Presenter: Bill Landry
Original Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2017

Description:
Some men will experience urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy (RP). Part 1 of this 3-part webinar series will outline how common incontinence is post-surgery, common issues and misconceptions men have following surgery, and the use of a 24-hour pad test at home as a tool to measure progress.
 
 
 
This webinar will continue to explore urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy (RP). Bill Landry will outline the anatomy and physiology of the male urinary system before and after RP surgery, the types of incontinence after RP and pelvic floor muscles.
 
 

Bill Landry will complete the 3-part series by discussing various exercises and strategies men can use to regain continence following a radical prostatectomy. Viewers will also learn about how real time ultrasound can be used to reach men how to properly complete pelvic floor contractions and functional exercises.
 
 

Bill LandryBill Landry's Biography:

Bill Landry graduated from University of Toronto's Physiotherapy program in 1999 and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Bill has a special interest in treating men for urinary incontinence after prostate cancer. He has completed courses and attended international conferences specializing in pelvic floor rehabilitation for PPI.

 

 

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Expert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
 
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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