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St Joseph Hospital - Rehabilitation Services

75 Northeastern Boulevard

Nashua, NH 03062

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Pelvic Guru Academy is excited to sponsor this fantastic course by Holly Herman, Sexual Medicine - Male!

Most healthcare professionals do not think of Male Health, Wellness and Sexual Function as a specific area of medicine. Men suffer hormonal changes without guidance nor explanation of the changes they feel and changes in sexual function. The different phases of a man’s life bring specific concerns and often they are ignored or never investigated.

This 2 day course will invite the participant to explore the many areas of male health. The participant will learn about body perception, tests, questionnaires, medications, hormones, male genital anatomy, painful orgasm in men, personal relationships and how they affect male wellness. The participants will will gain a solid foundation for the causes and treatments of hard/flaccid, postprostatectomy rehabilitation, erectile dysfunction, early ejaculation, Peyronie's disease, Pelvic pain and other function and dysfunction the sexual response cycle. The participant will gain advanced manual skills for evaluation and treatment of these dysfunctions and exercise prescriptions that target optimal function.


The participants of this course will be able to describe:

  • Definition of Male Health, Wellness & Sexual Function
  • Male Genital Anatomy
  • Erectile Dysfunction – 2 medical and anatomic causes
  • Erectile Dysfunction Post prostatectomy- RX protocol
  • Premature Ejaculation- definition and 2 RX
  • Peyronie’s Disease- definition, 2 causes and 2 RX
  • Painful Orgasm in Men- 2 causes and 2 RX
  • Working with Sexual Issues in both partners
  • Demonstrate advanced manual skills for evaluation and treatment of the pelvis
  • Demonstrate exercises that target optimal function

Course Schedule:

Day 1:

8:00- 8:30 Registration

8:30- 9:00 Introductions, objectives of the day

9:00- 10:30 Male Health/Wellness definitions lab

10:30- 10:45 Break

10:45- 11:30 Male Sexual Response cycle lab

11:30- 12:00 Musculoskeletal Considerations lab

12:00- 1:00 Lunch

1:00- 3:00 Continued Musculoskeletal lab

3:00- 3:15 Break

3:15- 4:15 Hormonal Factors/Diseases Medical test lab

4:15- 5:00 Case Study

Day 2:

8:00- 9:00 Summary of Day 1

9:00- 10:00 Prostate issues lab

10:00- 10:30 Erectile Dysfunction lab

10:30- 10:45 Break

10:45- 11:15 Peyronie’s Disease lab

11:15- 12:00 Premature Ejaculation lab

12:00- 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:15 Hard/Flaccid lab

1:15- 3:15 Exercise Prescriptions lab

3:15- 3:30 Break

3:30- 4:15 Psychological Interventions lab

4:15- 5:00 Questions/Summary

Faculty Bio:


Holly is in her 40th year as a physical therapist.

In addition to maintaining a full time private practice in Cambridge, MA, she lectures and presents courses world-wide on Pelvic Floor, Women and Men’s Health, Pregnancy and Postpartum, Orthopedics, Geriatrics and Sexual Medicine.

Holly is 1 of 2 PT’s in the world certified as a Sexuality Counselor by the American Association for Sexual Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), and one of 4 PT’s in the world certified as a Women’s Health Sexuality Fellow by the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).

She received her Doctorate from MGH Institute of Allied Health and her MS and BS from Boston University. She is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), Women’s Health Clinical Specialist (WCS), Certified Biofeedback Therapist (BCB-PMD) and Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner (PRPC).

Holly co-founded the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute in 2005 and is on faculty bringing courses to the US, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Chile, Canada, Portugal, Brazil , UAE and Saudi Arabia.

She is the author of numerous peer -reviewed articles, book chapters and is the co-author of the popular book, “How To Raise Children Without Breaking Your Back “, updated and available in December 2015. Holly is co-editor of APTA Geriatric Rehabilitation Journal Vol 32:2 devoted to Optimal Sexual Health and Function in the Aging Population available in 2016.

Holly has been a full- time faculty member of the Northeastern University Physical Therapy Department, Clinical Instructor of the Boston University Physical Therapy Clinic, part- time instructor at Simmons College, guest lecturer at other colleges, universities and hospitals. She serves on the Boards of many Foundations that promote Women’s and Men’s Health. She is an article reviewer for the Journal of Sexual Medicine, Urologic Nursing and the JOWHPT.

Holly has supported the APTA throughout her entire career as a member, teacher, Education Chairperson and creator of the Gynecological Manual Project which helped raise money for research grants within the Section on Women’s Health. She is the recipient of the Elizabeth Noble Award, Saudi Arabian Physical Therapy Association Award and other awards from the NAFC.

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"What is perfect? Any course taught by Holly Herman" - A.S.

"Holly Herman's Sex
Med class helped me fall in love again with my husband" -N.M.

"Holly takes you
on a journey in her courses with such passion , humor and
clarity , you never want it to end" -C.C.

"Holly's stories and examples are so hilarious you
will remember them forever"- E.V.

" Holly has been a full time clinician for over 40 years, so she has clinical examples for everything that works and what doesn't"- M. E.

" Every course she teaches is the best class I have ever taken" - M. G.

" I love her humor and clinical stories, it makes learning fun"- J.M.

" What are the strengths of Holly's classes? Holly " -B.R.

" Evidence based materials, clinical know how , humor, great interaction , passion in all she does"- S. H.

"Holly Herman is the rock star of the pelvis"- F . H.


Who is eligible to take this course?

This is open to pelvic health professionals who are eligible to touch patients in their practices: Pelvic PT/PTAs, MDs, Nurses, Midwives, OTs. If you are not sure if you are eligible for this course, please ask us at courses@pelvicguru.com.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds are honored up to 30 days before the course and may be subject to up to a 20% administrative fee. Within 30 days until the course, refunds will not be provided, but can be transferred to another individual or used for a similar course (and additional fees added if other courses are higher in price).

If the course does not reach a minimum number of students up to 30 days before the course, the course may be cancelled; and a full refund will be provided.

What are the course hours?

*This will be confirmed. Still subject to change:

Saturday - Registration at 8AM. Course hours: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (There will be a 1 hour lunch).

Sunday: Regular course hours 8 AM - 5 PM (1 hour lunch)

Will I get CEUs or a certficate?

There will likely be New Hampshire and Massachusetts PT/PTA CEUs available (to be confirmed). If you are coming in from another state, we can provide you with additional information for CEUs.

Any pre-course work or reading ahead of time?

After you register (and about 1-2 months prior to the course), you will receive a list of suggested readings/videos and more info.


Manchester- Boston Regional Airport, Manchester, NH- Airport code MHT, 1 Airport Rd, Manchester, NH 03103

Logan Internal airport, Boston, MA- Airport code BOS, 1 Harborside, Dr, Boston, MA 02128


Holiday Inn- 9, Northeastern Boulevard, Nashua NH-03062

Motel 6- 2, Progess Avenue, Nashua NH -03062

What should I wear and how will labs run?

Wear comfortable course attire. There will be external and internal labs. You have the option to participate in labs as a model for partners. If your are pregnant or not able to participate as a "model" for other reasons, this will still be okay. Please talk to the instructor and your lab partners.

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