It’s Not TMI: Episode 13-Personal Lubricant

Lets talk about personal lubricant. Lubricant is great for reducing vaginal dryness, which is highly necessary in the early post-partumperiod or with menopause   Lubricants come in a variety of forms, the most common being water-based options, followed by silicone and oil-based varieties. Choosing thetype of lubricant that works best for you is primarily based […]

Applied Pelvic health

It is important to note that the pelvic floor is connected to the whole body through its attachments to the pelvis, as well as connecting above to the abdominal and back muscles, ribcage, and via fascial connections to the shoulders, neck and head.

Menstrual Cup Adventures

One of the most common questions I have been hearing lately is about the use of menstrual cups. A menstrual cup is a reusable silicone or rubber cup that creates a seal around the cervix to collect blood from your cycle instead of using pads or tampons.

Painful Sex

Stress has a unique relationship with the pelvic floor dysfunction. In our busy society so many people have stress and don’t even realize it. The pelvic floor operates just like any other muscle in the body and can hold stress and tension (much like when your shoulders and neck feel tense after staring at a computer screen).

The Postnatal Pelvic Floor – Frequently Asked Questions: Part 1

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 […]