Happy New Year! I've been back at the clinic for a week now and have had more than a few patients worried about apparent relapses in a variety of conditions - urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, fecal incontinence... This is a pattern that I have noticed over the last couple of years. I am [...]
While it’s important for men to monitor their own health, it’s sometimes helpful for partners to know the signs of prostate cancer. For women, they are often very attentive to their partner’s health, but because they don’t have the same “equipment” they might miss some of the important red flags for prostate problems. According to [...]
Don't take pain-free sitting for granted! A healthy pelvis is a happy pelvis. There are some simple things that you can do to maintain a healthy pelvis.1.Learn how to squeeze and let go of your pelvic floor muscles. Both activation and relaxation are equally important. To engage the pelvic floor muscles think of lifting the [...]
It can be very unnerving when a man experiences testicular pain. Usually, the first course of action is to head to the doctor. The simplest version of this story is a diagnosis of a prostate infection and the antibiotics work. End of story. But these are not the cases that end up at my office.
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!