This webinar will introduce pelvic floor anatomy to physical therapists and other health professionals. An overview of the pelvic floor muscles, bony structure of the pelvis and surrounding nerves will be introduced in this basic/beginner level informative webinar. Information will be appropriate for those diving into the pelvic floor arena or those wanting to learn more about pelvic floor.
About the Speaker
Niva Herzig, MS, PT is a physical therapist specializing in pelvic floor health for all genders, including pelvic pain, sexual health, bladder and bowel incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, prenatal and postpartum, etc. Common diagnoses seen include Vulvovaginal disorders (Vulvodynia/Vestibulodynia), Dyspareunia, Endometriosis, Vaginismus, Interstitial Cystitis, Prostatitis (nonbacterial/CPP), Cystocele/Rectocele, etc.
Niva received a BS from George Washington University in 1996 and a MSPT from Thomas Jefferson University in 2003. She has completed a Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification from Herman and Wallace, Women’s Health Coaching Certification with Integrative Women’s Health Institute, Biofeedback Certification- Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction (BCIA-PMDB) and in April 2021 will begin Sexual Health Counselor Certification program through University of Michigan.
Niva, originally from Israel, grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She currently lives in Northern New Jersey with her two kids and dog. She is fluent in Hebrew and English.
Niva has been active with community education on pelvic health topics. She has served as faculty for the Endometriosis Summit. Niva has written several articles related to pregnancy and also to pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, has been an assistant in several pelvic floor muscle dysfunction and pregnancy courses.
Niva has attended abundant courses and conferences on pelvic floor muscle dysfunction and is always eager to continue her education. She is a proud member of the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association, as well as other associations. She holds a volunteer position with APTANJ as their Pelvic Health SIG (special interest group) coordinator.
In November 2007, she proudly opened the doors to Core Dynamics Physical Therapy, A Pelvic Floor Clinic.
In her free time, she loves to exercise and run as well as motivate others to do the same. She enjoys cooking and playing tennis, hiking, reading, and watching movies.
Link to participate will be emailed to registrants prior to presentation date.
This presentation is offered as a live event only.