Dr. Susie Gronski

Treating Male Pelvic Pain: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Treating Male Pelvic Pain: A Biopsychosocial Approach is a comprehensive course designed to take you towards becoming the expert in helping men recover from pelvic pain.

This course integrates the multifaceted complexities of male pelvic pain, combining neuroscience with a hands-on approach. It gives you practical knowledge and training to help your patients get on the road to recovery.

You’ll learn advanced assessment and treatment skills that will increase your confidence and comfort treating men with pelvic pain. (Bottom line: dangly bits don’t have to be scary.)  

THIS COURSE INCLUDES LIVE MALE MODELS.

Treating Male Pelvic Pain

A Biopsychosocial approach

 
 
This is the only course that has addressed male genitalia rather than ‘getting them out of the way’. It has live male models to practice skills in a safe setting with feedback and different anatomy (more than one model!). It also addresses the complexity of pain in a practical way with real strategies woven into the treatment sessions that tackle the issues across the spectrum of the biopsychosocial model.
— Heather Edwards, PT, Sex Counselor & Educator, Founder of Vino & Vulvas
 

Treating Male Pelvic Pain: A Biopsychosocial Approach is a comprehensive course designed to take you towards becoming comfortable in helping men recover from pelvic pain.

This course integrates the multifaceted complexities of male pelvic pain, combining neuroscience with a hands-on approach. It gives you practical knowledge and training to help your patients get on the road to recovery.

You’ll learn psychologically informed assessment and treatment skills that will increase your confidence and comfort treating men with pelvic pain. (Bottom line: dangly bits don’t have to be scary.)  

This course includes live male models.

 
 
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In this course, you’ll:


  • Gain confidence and comfort around treating dangly bits so that you can ensure comprehensive care for guys with pelvic pain

  • Know how to address the potential of an awkward situation ‘popping up’ (ahem, physiological reaction)

  • Use practical strategies to address the complexities of pelvic pain influenced by biological, psychological and social factors intersecting

  • Understand the psychological factors that a patient undergoes, which can help you behave in a way that is helpful not harmful

  • Not be bogged down in research, but instead focus on how to actually treat your patients in pain using strategies that blend together neuroscience with manual therapy, exercise and movement

  • Demonstrate use of appropriate language when treating men with persistent pelvic pain in order to shift neurobiological response and reconceptualize their pain

  • Practice all your skills on real professional male teaching assistants!


For a comprehensive objective list click here.

 
If you have an interest in helping men with pelvic pain, this course is for you. Susie is an excellent instructor, passionate about keeping up with the latest literature and pain science education. The resources she provides are phenomenal. The small class size allows you to explore topics most important to you and your practice, as well as ample lab time with male models and lots of great feedback. Susie’s warmth, passion and honesty were inspiring. I highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to help this underserved population.
— Lauren Trosch, PT, DPT
 
 

AUDIENCE:

This course is open to licensed healthcare professionals who perform external and internal pelvic health assessment and treatment as part of their scope of practice. Previous pelvic health experience is highly recommended.

 

 Class enrollment is limited to 16 participants, so secure your place now.

 

CEUs:

This course has been approved for 13 continuing education credits by NJBPTE.


INSTRUCTOR:

Dr. Susie Gronski is a licensed doctor of physical therapy, a board-certified pelvic rehabilitation practitioner and health coach. She's a pelvic health enthusiast with a special interest in pelvic pain and men's health.

Dr. Susie Gronski

Dr. Susie is the author of Pelvic Pain: The Ultimate Cock Block as well as the creator of an exclusive men's pelvic pain course to bring greater awareness of men's pelvic health issues to other healthcare providers. She's the first to bring a men's health curriculum on board the American Physical Therapy Association, Section on Women's Health.

Dr. Susie is also the founder of an exclusive online DIY Male Pelvic Pain Relief program with video demonstrations of hands-on treatment techniques and exercises that help men navigate out of pelvic pain.

Dr. Susie has been featured as an expert speaker at numerous pelvic health summits, conferences, and podcasts, as well as interviewed for articles in popular publications such as Prevention Magazine, Vice, and Runner's World. She writes for the Men’s Health Network blog, Talking About Men’s Health™.

 

What to expect on the day:


Click here for the course schedule.

Lunch, coffee, tea, water and snacks will be provided over the two days. Yum!

Course Date: September 28-29, 2019

Course Location: Bella Physical Therapy 39-40 Broadway, Suite 4 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Instructional Method: Lecture with interactive participation and a hands-on lab component with male teaching assistants

Student-to-teacher Ratio: 16:1

 

Frequently asked questions


+ What is your refund policy?

Refund requests will be honored up to 30 days before the start of the course. A $75 administrative fee will apply.

In most cases, course credit is fully transferable up to 7 days prior to the start of the course. A $75 transfer fee will apply.

If the course is cancelled or does not reach a minimum number of students, you will be notified via email and/or phone, and a full refund will be issued.

+ Will I get continuing education credits?

Continuing education (CE) credit applications will be submitted for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in the state that the course is hosted. If you're travelling out of state, please check with your state on reciprocity for CEUs.

In order to receive full credit, attendance for the entire course is mandatory so please schedule your travel plans accordingly. I know travel can be tricky, so if you have to leave a little early on the last day of class, please let me know ahead of time. Adjustments to CEUs might have to be made and will be evaluated on an individual basis.

+What should I wear to class?

Dress comfy. This is an interactive and experiential course which will get you up and out of your seat. Be dressed to have fun.

+Can I host your course?

Yup, you sure can! Please send me an email at susie@drsusieg.com to get the conversation started.


 

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