27 September 2023 (1 day)

  • 27-09-2023: 20:00 - 22:30


  • Online
  • Bill Taylor
  • English
  • 4 points (Pro-Q-Kine)
    3 points (Kwaliteitshuis Fysiotherapie Vakinhoudelijk algemeen)
    3 points (Kwaliteitshuis Fysiotherapie Sportfysiotherapie)
    3 points (Kwaliteitshuis Fysiotherapie Manueelfysiotherapie)
    3 points (Kwaliteitshuis Fysiotherapie Psychosomatische fysiotherapie)
    3 points (Kwaliteitshuis Fysiotherapie Bekkenfysiotherapie)
    4 points (Pro-Q-Kine Manuele therapie)
    4 points (Pro-Q-Kine Bekkenbodemreëducatie en perinatale kinesitherapie)

Webinar Bill Taylor Men’s Health: How can we as Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists Help?

Men's health and especially men's pelvic health is a topic within physiotherapy which does not get enough attention. This course will provide an overview of Men’s Health and topics related to the pelvic floor in men. Is this webinar we will try to answer the following questions:

  • Do men have a pelvic floor – what does it do
  • What happens when it goes wrong
  • What does men’s Health have to do with MSk physiotherapy.
  • What questions can MSK physios ask to identify male Pelvic Health Issues and what do they do once they have.
  • What skills do MSK physios have that can be applied to male pelvic health and when do they know to refer on.


Learning Goals

1.    Develop an understanding of the anatomy of the male pelvic floor

2.    Overview of Common Pelvic Floor Conditions

3.    Learn to identify the signs and symptoms of common conditions

4.    How to ask the questions that identify Pelvic Health Conditions

5.    What MSK skills can be applied to Pelvic Health


Accreditation has been requested for PQK and Kwaliteitshuis Fysiotherapie (KRF-NL and Keurmerk).


Bill Taylor MSc PT, SRP, MCSP, Grad Dip Man Ther Canada, is an Edinburgh based Physiotherapist with over 30 years experience in the treatment of pelvic dysfunction. He is widely recognised in the UK and internationally as being one of the leading pelvic health physios and one of the few who specialise in male pelvic floor dysfunction.

He is a certified member of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy and spent most of his career treating the Musculoskeletal System using manual therapy and exercise.

He has a special interest in Chronic Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and the use of manual and exercise therapy in addressing this condition.

Bill has contributed a chapter to the textbook Chronic Pelvic Pain and Dysfunction entitled “The Effect of Sport and Exercise on Chronic Pelvic Pain”. He also complied a chapter on Pelvic Girdle Assessment in Nicola Petty’s textbook – Neuro-musculoskeletal Assessment.

Including reference to pelvic floor dysfunction aiming to engage undergraduate physios in pelvic health.

He has a special interest in the effect of manual therapy and exercise on pelvic floor dysfunction and is in the early stages of developing a research project in this area.

Bill has taught widely in the UK, Europe and Israel on men’s health physiotherapy and male & female pelvic health.

He is one of the few UK based Physiotherapists to work full-time in male and female pelvic health and has built one of the UK’s biggest pelvic health clinics.

Bill is the Consultant Physiotherapist for Scottish Ballet having worked with them for over 15 years. He was integral in the development of a full time physiotherapy service to the ballet and continues to work with dancers of all ages and abilities in his Edinburgh clinic.

He is a visiting Lecturer at Edinburgh University where he contributes to the MSc in Dance Science and Education, teaching a Preventative Dance Injury Module.

He is also a visiting Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University where he teaches on the BSc/MSc Midwifery course and MSc Physiotherapy course.

Bill has a passion to share his knowledge of pelvic floor dysfunction and Physiotherapy treatment in this area.

Course planning

  • 20:00 - 20:03: Introduction
  • 20:03 - 21:30: Webinar
  • 21:30 - 22:00: Q&A
  • 22:00 - 22:30: Exam
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