Supporting world-class Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Education
Jo’s PhD is focusing on Physiotherapy post prostate surgery and Jo is viewed as a leading clinician, tutor and researcher in this area. Her courses in Dublin and Birmingham focused on treating the common side effects post prostatectomy such as Stress Urinary Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease and pelvic pain. Thanks to Jo also for inviting Stephen and Sam of iMEDicare to present to her course participants on the work we do with the SOMAerect Vacuum pumps for erectile dysfunction. This was one of the 1st Physiotherapy courses to include a section on vacuum pumps and generated lots of discussion. Stephen (Ireland) & Sam (West Midlands/Wales) have extensive experience in this area as they go into the Urology clinics and see the patients there and then follow them up. There was also a lot of interest in the VIBERECT stiumulatory device and its role in pudendal nerve enhancement and its role in more mild erectile dysfunction. Another strand of Jo’s PhD is using therapeutic ultrasound for Peyronie’s disease and she was very interested in the SOMACorrect device and plans to try it on some of her clients. Lots of questions about our wearable technology also and especially the Neurotech Vital shorts which also travelled back to Australia with Jo. It was great to spend time with Jo and Gerard and to meet so many passionate Men’s health physiotherapists who are driven to improve the lives of the prostate patients they see.