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When Men Leak

Men have pelvic floors too! And they can certainly have issues with their pelvic floors. Weakness and poor coordination can lead to leaks, but pelvic floor physiotherapy might help!

2017-07-19T12:58:12+00:00June 6th, 2017|

Why We Should Pay Attention to C-section Scars

A ceserean section delivery is no walk in the park. Even a well healed, really good scar is, well....scar tissue. It can affect how you use your core muscles, your spine and hip flexibility, your posture and your pelvic floor muscles. In my opinion, it should be rehabilitated.

2017-09-12T18:43:11+00:00May 28th, 2017|

Urgency Emergency: Bladder Training 101

Do you find yourself running to the toilet too many times a day? When you get the urge to go, do you have to go, like, NOW!? Here are some tips to get control of that bladder.

2017-07-04T01:21:38+00:00May 27th, 2017|

Returning to Exercise After Pregnancy

After having a baby, I'm a huge supporter of returning to activity slowly, progressively and when your body is ready. But don't take my word for it. Meet Amy! Read about her journey of post-pregnancy return to exercise.

2017-07-04T01:21:24+00:00May 17th, 2017|

Recovering from Pregnancy

A lot happens to the body during pregnancy and delivery. I don’t care which way that baby comes out, there is healing that needs to happen!

2017-07-24T16:16:18+00:00May 14th, 2017|

Physiotherapy: Pregnancy and Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain during pregnancy, officially called Pregnancy related Pelvic Girdle Pain (PPGP), is pain felt anywhere across the top of the back part of the pelvis, into the glutes and sometimes wraps around the hips, and runs down the thighs. Often this also includes pubic bone pain.

2017-07-24T16:14:56+00:00May 4th, 2017|

The Pains of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an amazing time. The female body undergoes some wondrous changes in order to grow a baby and prepare for delivery. However, all of these changes can lead to discomfort and sometimes, downright pain. There are so many varieties of pregnancy related pains that it can be hard to keep them straight. Here is a list and short description of some of the most common.

2017-07-24T16:14:17+00:00April 23rd, 2017|

When Kegel Exercises Do More Harm than Good

Women everywhere seem to be well aware of a kegel exercise. But what if you already have tight pelvic floor muscles? For this group of people, performing unnecessary kegel exercises can create or worsen problems.

2017-07-24T15:58:19+00:00April 19th, 2017|
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