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Why You (REALLY) Should Examine Your Lady-Bits In a Mirror

4 Reasons Why You (REALLY) Should Examine Your Lady-Bits In a Mirror Ladies – I implore you… please examine your lady bits, the external part called the vulva, including the outer and inner labia. I mean really pay attention. Get a hand mirror, move skin around, and learn to know what is YOUR normal.

2019-07-02T14:55:47+00:00July 2nd, 2019|

I’m a Pelvic Floor Physio and I Tried Knix Underwear

Warning - I'll be talking about my period and period-proof and leak-proof underwear. So, if things like that bother you, turn back now! This is not the blog for you! Sometimes periods are annoying. Like when I am super busy and have to find time to get to the bathroom every 2 hours annoying. Or [...]

2019-06-21T19:24:19+00:00June 8th, 2019|

When Exercise Makes You Pee

It's a sad tale that I hear all too often. "I love running/Zumba/CrossFit/hiking but it makes me leak!" It's true. When a the pelvic floor and core muscles aren't working well, urinary (or worse) leakage can happen. The next sentence out of my patient's mouth, usually falls into one of two categories. "Because I leak [...]

2019-06-21T19:27:28+00:00March 28th, 2019|

Feeling Split? What a PT Student Learned About Diastasis

Diastasis recti, or abdominal separation, is something that we see a lot when working with Moms. So often, that it serves as a great teaching tool for physiotherapy students! Read below, for what my lovely PT student Danielle learned about this condition over the summer.  Diastasis. Recti. These are two words that strike fear into [...]

2019-06-21T19:27:47+00:00July 19th, 2018|

When Sex Hurts

Painful sex, vaginismus, vestibulodynia, dyspareunia... What ever you want to call it – it means that sex hurts. This is a blog post that I’ve been meaning to write for a long time, for a few reasons. 1) This issue is so very common (between 10-30% of women will experience painful sex during their lifetime). [...]

2018-04-28T00:54:39+00:00April 28th, 2018|

Endometriosis – The Role of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

One in ten women suffer from endometriosis. While this is a disorder that involves the reproductive organs, a pelvic floor physiotherapist is a good member to have on your health team to help cope with your symptoms. What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition where cells that are very similar to the ones that line [...]

2018-04-28T00:54:54+00:00March 15th, 2018|

A Beginner’s Guide to C-section Massage

There's been a lot of buzz about how best to manage mamas after they've had a C-section! Having to undergo a surgery AND look after a baby is no joke! While there are lots of tips for recovering after delivery, massage to your C-section scar is one of them. I've created an infographic highlighting some [...]

2018-02-08T13:37:43+00:00February 8th, 2018|
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