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DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Chronic Debilitating Pelvic Pain In a Male Patient

Thursday, February 6 at 7:00 AM
Des Moines University, Olsen Center, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

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Chronic Debilitating Pelvic Pain in a Male Patient

Target audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.


  • Present the case of a man with 6 years of pelvic pain
  • Learn how an underdiagnosed muscular condition that can be easily diagnosed with some training can help return a patient’s function significantly if treated properly
  • Learn the diagnostic and treatment procedures available for this muscular condition
  • Learn how Osteopathic Manual Medicine was also applied in helping alleviate this patient’s pain when combined with other medical procedures


Donald Matz

Donald Matz, Ph.D.

Chair and professor – Anatomy and Professor – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Jose Figueroa

Jose Figueroa, D.O.

Assistant professor and clinician – Osteopathic Manual MedicineClinician – Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinicAssistant professor – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Continuing education credit

IMS LogoACCME: Des Moines University is accredited by the Iowa Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Des Moines University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA  Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 1-A CME credit.

IBON:  Des Moines University continuing education (provider #112) is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing as an accredited provider. This program has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hours.

Physical Therapists:  The Iowa Board of Examiners for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology and Audiology, and Recreational Therapy does not pre-approve continuing education; this course meets the State of Iowa criteria for continuing education in these professions.

Physician Assistants:  The Iowa Board of Physician Assistants does not pre-approve continuing education; this course meets the State of Iowa criteria for continuing education in these professions.

Other:  This live activity was designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


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