Online | Self Paced Course

Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body

A holistic approach to achieving immediate relief
and getting your clients back to pain-free living 

The Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body is a hands-on course teaching you how to successfully treat common and not-so-common postpartum issues. 

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 help them overcome pain, discomfort, and dysfunctions after childbirth.

Course Unit Sneak Peek: Diaphragm Release

The Diaphragm Release is a unit in the online lab series and a lab in the live course.

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How Does The Online Course Work?

The Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body course materials are immediately available online within your private, student-only portal, and include:

  • 64 transformational, step-by-step video training units.
  • Easy to follow downloadable lecture slides.
  • Course workbook with technique photos and instruction guide for quick reference in the clinic.
  • Short quizzes to ensure learning of key treatment points.
  • Lifetime access, creating a valuable reference video library.
  • 8.5 CEUs and certificate upon completion (see FAQs for approved states)

Is This Online Course Right For Me?

If you want to learn a holistic treatment approach to gain immediate relief and get your clients back to pain-free living, then YES, this course is for YOU! 

If you are self-motivated and enjoy learning online, then YES, this online course is for YOU!

Our students come from every background, from physical therapists to occupational therapists, chiropractors to midwives. You’ll walk away with a brand new holistic approach to treating clients and a new set of treatment skills, whether you’re new to pelvic health OR a seasoned therapist.

  • 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 Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body Introduction  
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  
Unit 2 Sacral Rotation Prone  
Unit 3 Sacral Rotation Mobilization  
Unit 4 Sacral ILA Mobility Prone  
Unit 5 Inferior Glide of Sacrum Prone  
Unit 6 Sacral Shear Correction 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 Ilial Side Lying Treatment and Assessment  
Unit 14 ASIS Assessment Supine  
Unit 15 Ischium and Ilium Lab Review  
Unit 16 Pubic Bone Supine  
Unit 17 Pubic Rami Supine  
Unit 18 Hip Rotation and Leg Pull Supine  
Unit 19 Pubic Bone and Rami Review  
Unit 20 Exercise to Close Pelvic Bones  
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  

Four monthly payments of $155.00

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Lynn Schulte, PT

Lynn has been a Pelvic Health Physical Therapist for over 30 years and is the principal instructor/founder at the Institute for Birth Healing. She has been helping moms heal from all types of issues women experience after birth and is now teaching courses to physical therapists to share her expertise. After working with thousands of women, she discovered something they all had in common; the “Open Birthing Pattern.” The Open Birthing Pattern results from the pelvic bones and muscles not returning to normal positioning, mobility, and function after birth, creating pain, discomfort, and dysfunction. All of our courses focus on a holistic approach, assessments, and treatment techniques to relieve pain and discomfort and restore function.