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Pelvic Floor

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.

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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.

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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 […]

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Singing and the Pelvic Floor

I love to sing! Only when no one can hear me, which often involves a solo party with my iPod or belting out tunes to a song on the car radio (yes I am that person at the red-light). When asked what type of music I like, my answer is whatever I can sing along with.

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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 […]

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