An educational video about the pelvic floor and common technical errors individuals use when skipping and performing double unders.
In episode 7, Lisa Flanders Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist talks about the 5 most common myths about the pelvic floor. Lisa covers: Postpartum Dysfunction after vaginal and cesarean births weakness and strength in the pelvic floor Kegels
6-8 weeks is considered the early postpartum period. Remember though, it took 9 months for your body to change and can take at least that long to recover (I consider the postpartum period to be one year). Be kind to yourself while your body heals.
I had a chance to sit down and chat with the wonderful Dr. Erin Kasparek, Naturopathic Doctor here in Ottawa and get the scoop on our poop.
What if I told you that your vulva and vagina are self-cleaning and that you don’t have to wash with soap? I’ve created a new video below to address vulva care and hygiene. Plus it means another video with my Vulva puppet!
I am fortunate enough that I get to do what I love. I LOVED filming these videos (so much so that I filmed this one at 6 in the morning)!
This week on “It’s Not TMI” I am talking all about kegels!
Frequently Asked Questions I have been encountering some great questions about the postnatal pelvic floor. Below is a list of the most common questions. Q: How long after delivery should I wait to see a pelvic floor physiotherapist? I generally recommend waiting 6 weeks before having an internal vaginal examination; your body requires time to heal. However if you are experiencing low back or pelvic pain, seeing a physiotherapist sooner will be beneficial. Q: I […]
The number one question I get asked is “How do I know if I should see a pelvic floor physiotherapist”. The short answer is that all pelvic floor dysfunction should be evaluated and if you are not sure, having an evaluation and the education that accompanies can be invaluable.
Lisa Flanders’ story about Penguin Walking, otherwise known as urgency or urge incontinence. Both men and women can be affected.
We talk about leakage, urgent bladder and the affected age range.