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Graduate Degree in Dermato-functional Physical Therapy and Women’s Health

Title: Specialist

Lenght of study: 18 months

Category: Classroom course

Requirement: Professionals with an undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy.

About the course

The course addresses women's health biological and functional context in three advanced themes associated with Dermato-functional Physical Therapy and Woman’s Health: obstetric situations, gynecological and urogynecological dysfunctions, and Mastology dysfunctions. This content is articulated with female aesthetics, focusing on techniques, resources, and procedures the physical therapist employs for human embellishment.

Dermato-functional physical therapy and woman’s health is an emerging field; both regarding the labor market, which is significantly expanding, and the need of a specialized professional to treat several dysfunctions.

Technological advances enable the discovery and development of new procedures that provide better results for female aesthetics, as well as regarding promoting, preventing, and rehabilitating women’s health-related dysfunctions.


  • Scientific Method
  • Nutrition in Dermato-functional Physical Therapy and Women’s Health
  • Electrothermal and Phototherapy in Dermato-functional Physical Therapy and Women’s Health
  • Lymphatic System / Lymphatic System Dysfunctions
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Methods
  • Physical Therapy Role in the pre- and postoperative periods of cosmetic surgery
  • Dermato-cosmetology
  • Aesthetic Alternative Methods (reflexology, chromotherapy, aromatherapy, bamboo therapy, warm stones, pindas)
  • Carboxytherapy
  • Ultracavitation
  • Skin Attachments – Permanent Hair Removal, Intense Pulsed Light
  • Aspects of Body Image in Dermato-functional
  • Facial Dermato-functional Physical Therapy
  • Body Dermato-functional Physical Therapy
  • Physiology of Pregnancy / Obstetric Pathologies
  • Musculoskeletal Discomfort During Pregnancy / Aquatic Physical Therapy During Pregnancy
  • Pilates During Pregnancy
  • Pathologies of the Internal Organs / Complementary Women’s Health Exams
  • Manipulation Techniques in Women’s Musculoskeletal Disorders – Manual Therapy
  • Urogynecological Dysfunctions – Urinary Incontinence
  • Diagnosis of Functional Urinary Incontinence
  • Physical Therapy Resources Used in Urinary Incontinence
  • Breast Cancer Surgical Treatment
  • Postoperative Sequelae in Breast Cancer Surgery Physical Therapy in the Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Health Professional Inclusion in Public Service
  • Aspects of Body Image in Women’s Health

Recursos Disponíveis

USC - Sagrado Coração

(14) 2107-7000
(14) 99825-8771

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