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A Time Capsule, by Carolyn Vandyken


A Book:

The Gift of Pain by Dr. Paul Brand so that I could challenge my thoughts and beliefs about pain from the beginning of my career

An Article:

"Pelvic Floor Muscle Training versus no treatment for urinary incontinence in women", Cochrane Collaboration 2014 so that I could have prevented my personal pelvic floor dysfunction that started with the birth of my son in 1989

My Advice:

Approach your career with high levels of intellectual curiosity


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About The Instructor:

Carolyn Vandyken BHSc. PT, Cred MDT, CCMA

Carolyn is a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist who graduated from McMaster University in 1986 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy. She has spoken at over 50 conferences and grand round presentations throughout Canada and the United States. Carolyn co-authored the first book on patient-centred pain biology education for pelvic pain, Why Pelvic Pain Hurts, and also co-authored three peer-reviewed framework articles with Sandra Hilton on the assessment and treatment of persistent pelvic pain.

She co-owns a Canadian-based teaching company, Pelvic Health Solutions, and teaches internationally on the physiotherapy for pelvic floor problems. She also manages her own practice in Huntsville, Ontario.


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