Restore Function and Get clients back to pain-free living 

online self-paced course

Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body

Improve your clinical outcomes in fewer sessions by learning a holistic approach to treating the postpartum body. Learn the skills to successfully treat common and not-so-common postpartum issues and help your clients heal more fully.

Whether you are new to pelvic health or a seasoned physical therapist, this course will transform the way you assess and treat postpartum clients – so you can get them out of pain, discomfort and dysfunction and on a quicker path to recovery.

Bodyworkers with a License to Touch

Recommended For

8.5 Hours
(with PT CEUs)

Course Length

Excellent Course for ALL Skill Levels

Course Level

YES, this is required!
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Required for Certification

What Practitioners Say About Our Courses

Is This Course For You?

YES, if you want greater confidence working with postpartum clients

YES, if you want to know what to look for and how to treat the postpartum body

YES, if you want to learn the physical manipulations to treat the areas most commonly impacted by birth

YES, if you want to help postpartum clients heal more fully and get back to feeling like themselves

YES, if you want to improve your clinical outcomes in fewer sessions

YES, if you want to be the go-to practitioner for postpartum care

Ready improve your clinical outcomes?

How Does The Online Course Work?

You will have immediate access to your course upon registration

There are downloadable lecture slides and a course workbook for note taking and in depth review

There are short quizzes within the course to ensure learning of key treatment points

This course is offered as an online course and as an annual cohort. Registration for the 2024 cohort will open in September 2024.

Your course includes easy to follow step-by-step instruction and multi-angle videos

Downloadable workbook includes photos and an overview of each technique for quick reference

You have lifetime access to your course creating a valuable reference video library

This course has 8.5 hours of PT CEU credits approved in the state of Colorado and those states that have reciprocity

Course Unit Sneak Peek: Diaphragm Release

  • Identify restricted mobility of the sacrum, ischium, and pubic symphysis and restore it with proper mobilization techniques.
  • Differentiate between normal spongy bone and abnormal hard bone to renew abnormal bone.
  • Palpate the body to identify blocked energy flow.
  • Palpate diaphragm to identify and release restrictions with proper techniques.
  • Identify the external and internal location of the bladder and uterus, assess and treat.
  • Palpate externally and internally to assess all pelvic floor muscles.
  • Improve pelvic floor muscle strength with proper internal treatment techniques.
  • Distinguish between normal and abnormal bladder positioning to realign the bladder to the midline.
  • Assess, release and rebalance the liver and stomach with proper treatment techniques.
  • Palpate and release muscular restrictions in the anal sphincter.
  • Identify diastasis recti and release the restrictions separating recti muscles.
Module 1 Introduction
Unit 1 HPPB: Welcome to Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body | 4:52  
Unit 2 Grounding Meditation  
Unit 3 Postpartum Treatment Philosophy  
Unit 4 Table Set Up  
Unit 5 Pelvic Anatomy Lecture  
Module 2 The Pelvis
Unit 1 Pelvic Lecture and Palpation of the Pelvis Lab  
Unit 2 Sacral Rotation Prone  
Unit 3 Sacral Rotation Mobilization  
Unit 4 Inferior Glide of Sacrum Prone  
Unit 5 Sacral Shear Correction Prone  
Unit 6 Sacral ILA Mobility Prone  
Unit 7 Prone Sacral Lab Review  
Unit 8 Sacral Mobility Supine and Sacral Correction Part 1  
Unit 9 Sacral Correction Part 2  
Unit 10 Supine Sacral Lab Review  
Unit 11 Ischial Mobility Prone  
Unit 12 Ilium/Ischium Rebalancing Supine and Prone  
Unit 13 Exercise to Close Pelvic Bones  
Unit 14 Ilial Side Lying Treatment and Assessment  
Unit 15 ASIS Assessment Supine  
Unit 16 Ischium and Ilium Lab Review  
Unit 17 Pubic Bone Supine  
Unit 18 Pubic Rami Supine  
Unit 19 Hip Rotation and Leg Pull Supine  
Unit 20 Pubic Bone and Rami Review  
Module 3 Abdomen
Unit 1 Abdomen Tissues Lecture  
Unit 2 Lower Abdominal Fascial Release  
Unit 3 Bladder Assessment and Treatment  
Unit 4 Uterus Assessment and Treatment  
Unit 5 Broad Ligament  
Unit 6 Releasing Uterus from Bladder  
Unit 7 Small Intestines Release  
Unit 8 C-Section Scar Release  
Unit 9 Diastasis Recti Lecture  
Unit 10 Oblique Stretch and Recti Release Lab  
Unit 11 Psoas Muscles Lecture  
Unit 12 Psoas Release Technique Lab + Oblique, Rectus and Psoas Review (2 Videos)  
Unit 13 Abdominal Techniques Lab Review  
Module 4 Listening Techniques
Unit 1 Lecture Listening Skills  
Unit 2 General Listening Lab  
Unit 3 Standing Energy Assessment Lab  
Unit 4 Is the Pelvis Still Birthing? Lab  
Unit 5 Local Listening Lab  
Module 5 The Pelvic Floor
Unit 1 Pelvic Floor Lecture  
Unit 2 External Pelvic Floor Muscle Release Lab  
Unit 3 Self Exam of Pelvic Floor Muscles Lab  
Unit 4 Internal Assessment of the Pelvic Floor Muscles Lab  
Unit 5 Assessing and Treating Bladder Internally Lab  
Unit 6 Mobilizing the Cervix Lab  
Unit 7 Internal Ischial/Levator Ani Release Lab  
Unit 8 Coccyx/Coccygeus Muscle Release Lab  
Unit 9 Perineal Body and Scar Tissue Release Lab  
Unit 10 Anal Sphincter Lecture  
Unit 11 Anal Sphincter Lab  
Module 6 Core Activation
Unit 1 Core Activation Lecture  
Unit 2 Core Activation Protocol  
Module 7 Thoracic Region
Unit 1 Thoracic Lecture  
Unit 2 Liver/Stomach Rebalancing Lab  
Unit 3 Stuck Inhalation - Lung Release Lab  
Unit 4 Diaphragm Release Lab  
Unit 5 Thoracic and Rib Cage Mobility Lab  
Unit 6 Thoracic Lab Review  
Module 8 Putting It All Together
Unit 1 Putting It All Together Lecture  
Unit 2 Postpartum Technique Prioritization Handout  
Unit 3 Final Quiz  
Unit 4 Course Evaluation  

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