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ILM Module 2 - Creating “3D” Health from the Oral Cavity to the Pelvic Floor

ILM Module 2 - Creating “3D” Health from the Oral Cavity to the Pelvic Floor

ILM Module 2 - Creating “3D” Health from the Oral Cavity to the Pelvic Floor

This course includes
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Certificate of completion


Welcome to Module 2 of the Integrative Lifestyle Medicine (ILM) Certificate by Dr. Ginger Garner. Module 2 will explore creating “3D” health from the oral cavity to the pelvic floor through trauma-informed psychology.

This module will teach you immediately applicable techniques for improving patient outcomes and satisfaction, including how to:

  • Impact vagal tone
  • Use trauma-informed clinical reasoning & intervention
  • Employ positive psychology to affect self-regulatory mechanisms
  • Scaffold yogic breath, postures, and meditation
  • Evaluate the three diaphragms' multi-system effects on the mind-body complex from the oral cavity to the pelvic floor using the orofacial examination and biopsychosocial vector analysis
  • Understand epigenetic impact on rehabilitation outcomes, and
  • Use appropriate documentation to support reimbursement 


Learning Objectives

In Module 2 of the ILM Certificate you will:

  1. Discuss the neuroscience of the stress response. 
  2. Practice the Integrative Lifestyle Medicine interventions which influence stress response and emotional regulation. 
  3. List the 15 biomarkers of trauma-informed practice. 
  4. Describe the impact of epigenetics on clinical practice. 
  5. Assess scaffolding and sequencing of yoga due impact clinical outcomes. 
  6. Learn documentation methods
  7. Identify the major approaches to psychologically-informed therapy care. 
  8. Evaluate methods which can impact connectedness, eudemonia, and positive psychology. 
  9. Identify the major components of the Orofacial Examination. 



The Integrative Lifestyle Medicine (ILM) Certificate is for physiotherapists/physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and related professions.


About The Integrative Lifestyle Medicine Certificate

You can choose to purchase individual modules or purchase the entire course track. When you click 'Buy Course' you will be given the option to purchase all 6 courses at a discount.

It is recommended to take all modules of the Integrative Lifestyle Medicine certificate in the order they are laid out in the course track.

It is required to take all modules to receive your certificate and you are only eligible to receive CEUs if you take all modules. CEUs are not awarded for individual modules, but rather for completing the entire course certificate.

You can view the entire certificate program by clicking here.

The instructors
Dr. Ginger Garner

Dr. Ginger Garner PT, DPT, ATC/L is a clinician, author, educator, and longtime advocate for improving access to physical therapy services, especially pelvic health.

She is the founder and CEO of Living Well Institute, which has been training and certifying healthcare providers in Integrative Medical Therapeutic Yoga & Lifestyle Medicine since 2000. She also owns Garner Pelvic Health in Greensboro NC, which offers digital and in-person care.

Ginger is the author of multiple books and book chapters, published in several languages. She has presented at over 20 conferences worldwide and has reached an audience across 6 continents, teaching on a range of topics impacting the pelvic girdle, respiratory diaphragm, and the voice (which she calls the 3D or Three Diaphragm approach).

Ginger is an active member of APTA, serving as the Legislative Chair for APTA North Carolina, a Congressional Key Contact for APTA Private Practice, and in the Academy of Pelvic Health on the Prenatal and 4th Trimester Task Force. Ginger lives in Greensboro, NC and is a mom of four – three sons and the family rescue Lab, Scout Finch. Visit Ginger at the links above, on Instagram and YouTube.

Course Material included in this course
  • Module 2.1
  • Handouts
  • Overview of Module 2: Creating “3D” Health from the Oral Cavity to the Pelvic Floor through Trauma-Informed Psychology
  • Orofacial Evidence Base Pt2
  • Orofacial Exam Pt1
  • Orofacial Exam Pt2
  • Breathwork
  • Abdominal-Diaphragmatic Breath
  • Three Part / Sandbag Breath
  • Victorious / Overcoming Breath
  • The NAP Meditation
  • Feedback
  • Module 2.2
  • Handouts
  • Trauma Informed Yoga
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Ayurveda, Ceptions, and Dysregulators
  • Keys to Cultural Transformation
  • Biomarkers
  • Practice
  • The Voice
  • Feedback
  • Module 2.3
  • Handouts
  • The Vector Analysis Pt1
  • The Vector Analysis Pt2
  • Intro to Yogic Locks
  • Yogic Locks Pt1
  • Yogic Locks Pt2
  • Practice and Prescription
  • Feedback
  • Module 2.4
  • Handouts
  • Epigenetics Pt1: Impact
  • Epigenetics Pt2: What Can We Do?
  • Eudemonia
  • Positive Psychology
  • Connectedness
  • Medical Documentation
  • Feedback
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