Whether you are watching the latest Netflix series, or looking at the articles in magazines, there is an enhanced image of how amazing sex should be, and how we should be having it all the time. The unfortunate truth is that for 20% of women in North America, this isn’t the case. With 1 outContinue Reading »
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Category: Women’s Health
What to expect during a pelvic floor assessment?
Pelvic floor physiotherapy is very similar to regular physiotherapy; however, we concentrate on a very different part of the body. Pelvic floor physiotherapists have advanced training on the muscles, ligaments, and nerves, that affect the pelvic region. Whether you have concerns about leakage of urine, are having pain with intercourse, are planning to conceive orContinue Reading »
C-section – What Are The Consequences On The Body?
Pregnancy can be a positive experience for women, and we all know that having good expectations and a birth plan can make labour and delivery much more predictable and pleasant experience. If there are no complications expected during labour, a vaginal birth is usually safer and more natural than a Caesarean-section (C-section) birth. C-section MeansContinue Reading »
Why Every Woman Who Has a Baby Needs To Consult A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
Are you planning to have a baby or are you already expecting? It can be an overwhelming time in a woman’s life, with all the physical and emotional changes occurring over several months. Changes are to be expected, but it’s always helpful getting knowledge to keep your body in good shape. Rest assured, there isContinue Reading »
Is Your Bladder Running Your Life?
Urinary incontinence is a common problem that can affect both men and women. According to the Canadian Continence Foundation, 1.5 million Canadians are incontinent. It can be a distressing and embarrassing condition that affects many aspects of life such as work, social activities and intimacy. People may find that there bladder has control of theirContinue Reading »
Incontinence: The Untold Truth About Leaking
Why is it that most people are embarrassed about talking about what’s going on ‘down there’? Most women, about 50% at some point in their life cycle will have experienced urinary incontinence or unwanted ‘leaking’. So it’s actually more common than most people think. You don’t have to feel alone. Incontinence can occur at anyContinue Reading »
To Kegel or Not To Kegel?
We have all heard of the use of Kegel exercises for low back pain to help strengthen and stabilize your pelvis. But what really is a Kegel and do we need to all be doing this exercise? We have noticed an upward trend of performing Kegels in Pilates and other core exercises, as well asContinue Reading »
Exercise During Pregnancy
As a mother-to-be, we want what is best for our little one, even when baby is still growing inside of you! We want to stay healthy and active as much as possible while pregnant, but how do we know what is good and what might be too much? Here are some benefits and pointers toContinue Reading »
Physiotherapy in Pregnancy: What to expect when you’re expecting…
Pregnancy is truly an amazing experience for most moms-to-be. We are so consumed by this little life growing inside and would do anything to keep our little prince/princess safe (rightly so). 9 months seems like an eternity, but before you know it, baby is here and you can’t imagine life pre-baby. But what you canContinue Reading »