Close

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

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.

Read More

The Early Postpartum Period

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.

Read More

Exercise Review: How The Pelvic Floor Effects Athletic Performance

An athlete, by definition, is a person who competes in sports or games that require physical strength. By this definition, I believe every mother has an inner athlete in them. Help you be your best self From a young age, I was an athlete at heart, and luckily had a mother who supported my ambition to try nearly every sport possible. From pretending I was Elizabeth Manly in my beginner figure skating class to playing […]

Read More

A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Exam is NOT a Pap Test

I believe a big deterring factor from women seeking treatment from a pelvic floor physiotherapist is fear of the internal exam. Nobody enjoys going for regular Pap test and though it is a necessary piece to overall health it is my least favourite part of the physical.

Read More

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 heal. However if you are experiencing low back or pelvic pain, seeing a physiotherapist sooner will be beneficial. Q: I […]

Read More

10 Reasons Why You Should See A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist

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.

Read More