Chantale Dumoulin

Chantale Dumoulin

Chantale Dumoulin

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

Chantale Dumoulin is a Professor at the School of Rehabilitation, University of Montreal, where she developed and currently direct the only post-graduate university-based pelvic floor rehabilitation program for physiotherapists in Canada. Concurrent to this, she is a published researcher, specializing in pelvic floor dysfunction, with the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montreal and the founder and director of its Incontinence and Aging Laboratory as well as the holder of the Canadian Research Chair on Urogynecological Health and Aging. She is the inventor of the Montreal Dynamometer, an instrument to measure pelvic floor muscle function. The main focus of her work is to better understand pelvic floor muscle dysfunctions to better treat, using conservative management approaches. Her research methodologies include, measuring instrument’s psychometric assessment, RCTs and systematic review. Finally, she still is a practicing physiotherapist specialized in pelvic floor dysfunction, a key influence informing her patient-oriented research.