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Male Pelvic Floor Workshop


Worshop Details

This workshop is for physios, RN's or Doctors who work in the area of retraining the muscles of the pelvic floor to achieve continence. There will also be some emphasis on pre- and post prostatectomy exercises.

Attendance is available for both male and female health professionals.

Speakers include Prof Pauline Chiarelli and Eileen Lavis Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist










Course Title - Male Pelvic Floor Workshop

A comprehensive 1 day workshop presenting of the basic theory and practical skills needed for treating urinary incontinence in men through retraining the muscles of the pelvic floor. Pre and post operative pelvic floor muscle exercise for prostate cancer will be covered

Date: Saturday 12 September, 2015

Location: Valentine Bowling Club (near Newcastle)


Early Bird Cost: $370 inc GST
> 6 weeks prior (1.8.2015)

$395.00 inc GST (10% discount if booking the
Female Pelvic Floor Workshop at the same time)


Click here for the Female Pelvic Floor Workshop


Please click here toreserve your place.



Pauline Chiarelli
Dr Pauline Chiarelli – Associate Professor Pauline Chiarelli was a founding member of the Continence Foundation of Australia and first Australian Physiotherapist member of the International Continence Society and lays claim to being the first Australian Physiotherapist Continence Adviser. She is a Research Associate with Australian Longitudinal Women’s Health, immediate past Scientific Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal and a member of the steering committee of the Australian National Continence Management Program. As well as her PhD, Pauline has a Master’s degree in Medical Science in Health Promotion: a degree that has proven effective in her continence promotion efforts to “dry up Australia”. Her Master Thesis was “Incontinence During Pregnancy: Prevalence and Opportunities for Continence Promotion” while her PhD thesis explored “Female Urinary Incontinence in Australia: Prevalence and Prevention in Postpartum Women”. Recently her research has focussed on male continence promotion specifically related to radiation therapy as treatment for Prostate cancer. For the last eight years Pauline has convened the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Undergraduate program at the University of Newcastle NSW Australia. Pauline is a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapist by original contribution.

Eileen Lavis
Eileen Lavis – Eileen graduated as a Physiotherapist in 1993 with a special interest in women’s health and continence which started as an undergraduate. In 2002 Eileen completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation from Melbourne University. In 2008 Eileen won The Continence Foundation of Australia National Conference Scholarship. Then in 2013 Eileen won The Continence Foundation of Australia Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion & Management scholarship and completed the scholarship with a mark of 99.6% in 2014. Eileen has owned Rathmines Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre since 2002 with her husband and in 2014 purchased the very successful Chiarelli Healthcare. To better reflect the services provided by both companies Eileen merged the Continence & Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy team of Rathmines Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre with the training and products company of Chiarelli Healthcare to open Complete Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. Eileen’s additional roles include:

- Hunter Academy of Sport Injury Management Consultant
- Casual tutor at New castle University
- Clinical supervisor for undergraduate Physiotherapy students at Newcastle University
- Presenter at conferences and medical in-service programmes
- Provides book reviews for international journals

Eileen is passionate about improving people’s health and well being and continues to hold a clinical caseload as well as developing and promoting continence and pelvic floor training workshops for professionals and the public.



Course includes:

  • Review of male anatomy and the physiology of incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Clinically relevant assessment methods
  • Evidence based treatment strategies
  • Actual clinical case studies
  • Pre and Post prostatectomy assessment and treatment
  • Experienced lecturers and tutors
  • Pre-reading and workbook provided
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on both days
  • Certificate of attendance

Who should attend:

  • Physiotherapists wishing to commence work in the field of male continence and pelvic floor training and those already working in the field wishing to consolidate their knowledge.
  • Nurses wishing to commence work in the field of male continence or those wishing to enhance and build upon their existing skills.
  • Doctors including trainees, interns and registrars wishing to have a thorough understanding of the conservative management of male continence issues and the role of Physiotherapists.









8.45am - 9.15am


Dr Pauline Chiarelli

9.15am - 10.00am

Anatomy & Physiology

Dr Pauline Chiarelli

10.00am - 10.30am

Men Have Pelvic Floor Muscles Too

Dr Pauline Chiarelli

10.30am -11.00am

Morning tea


11.00am – 11.50am

Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (MLUTS)

Dr Pauline Chiarelli


Assessment the whole picture

Eileen Lavis





Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise Prescription

Eileen Lavis


MLUTS Management Strategies

Eileen Lavis


Afternoon tea



Other bits

Dr Pauline Chiarelli





Feedback from previous courses:

“Overall very impressed. Money well spent”
“Enjoyed the workshop today. Great to hear Continence Physios are working holistically so much in detail. Great talks from Eileen Lavis”
“Pauline: Thank you for bringing our profession to this place – You are outstanding”

Course convenor: Complete Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Refund information:

Full refund if cancelled > 2months prior
80% course fee refund if cancelled >1 month prior
50% course fee refund if cancelled > 1 week prior
No refund if cancelled < 1 week prior

Make a Reservation:

You can now secure a place(s) in the next Male Pelvic Floor workshop online.



or email Complete Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy and express your interest.
Email contact

Complete Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy,
3/12 Fishing Point Road, Rathmines, NSW, 2283, Australia.

Phone : 02 4975-1311


We will only confirm your reservation on payment.

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