Continuing Education 

Core+Pelvic Floor Care for the Chiropractic Practice

Your pregnant and postpartum patients are experiencing core and pelvic floor dysfunction that chiropractic care can and should improve. Combining experience as a chiropractor, doula, and soon-to-be midwife, Dr. Erica Boland will provide you with insight as to why your patients need you, their chiropractor, addressing this topic.



Module 1 Outline
  • Review of anatomy and physiology of the core
  • Muscles involved
    • Rectus  and Transversus Abdominus
    • Diaphragm
    • Pelvic Floor Musculature
    • Internal and External Obliques
    • Erector Spinae
  • QUIZ



Module 2 Outline
  • Defining Core and Pelvic Core Dysfunction
  • Anatomical Review of the Pelvic Floor Musculature
  • Five Functions of the Pelvic Floor
  • QUIZ



Module 3 Outline
  • Types of Incontinence
  • Types of Prolapse
  • What affects the pelvic floor?
  • QUIZ



Module 4 Outline
  • Most common pelvic floor dysfunction
  • What about Kegel exercises?
  • What to do about Incontinence
  • What does this have to do with chiropractic care?
  • Evidence-based practice
  • QUIZ




Erica Boland, D.C.

CE Hours



  • Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the entire video prior to taking the quiz. 
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  • DISCLAIMER: While Palmer College of Chiropractic endeavors to bring diverse topics and viewpoints for continuing education options for Doctors of Chiropractic, the opinions of presenters do not necessarily represent the views of Palmer College.