Diane Lee: How the thorax and abdominal wall can contribute to pelvic pain

Diane is a UBC graduate in the field of rehabilitation medicine.  She is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (CAMT), certified practitioner of intramuscular stimulation (Gunn IMS) and certified by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association as a clinical specialist in Women’s Health. She was an instructor and chief examiner for CAMT for over 20 years. Diane is also the owner, director, and a practicing physiotherapist at Diane Lee & Associates, a private multi-disciplinary physiotherapy clinic in South Surrey, BC, Canada. In addition, she is the principle instructor of Learn with Diane Lee (www.learn.dianelee.ca).
She has been a keynote speaker at many conferences, has contributed chapters to several books and self-published the books The Thorax – An Integrated Approach and Diastasis Rectus Abdominis – A Clinical Guide for Those Split Down the Middle (www.learn.dianelee.ca).  Her book, The Pelvic Girdle, was first published by Churchill Livingstone in 1989, is now in its 4th edition (2011) and has been translated into multiple languages. She holds the North American patent for two sacroiliac belts, The Com-Pressor, and The Baby Belly Pelvic Support™. With respect to research, she continues to investigate the behaviour of the abdominal wall in women with diastasis rectus abdominis and has received a grant from the CCRE of the University of Queensland to further these studies.
Diane will be one of the keynote speakers at the upcoming 2017 International Pelvic Pain Society & 3rd World Congress of Abdominal and Pelvic Pain annual conference discussing the relationship between trunk alignment and pelvic pain. You can register for the conference here: https://wjweis.association-service.org/securesite/ipps/meetings/2017/register.aspx

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