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.
A education video on the importance of self exploration of your anatomy. This helps you to better connect to your pelvic floor. This video is showing the female anatomy but the information is important for the male anatomy as well.
After my post on A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Exam is NOT a Pap Test many questions came in asking about the difference. Catch up on my latest episode of It’s Not TMI now.
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.
Let’s talk all about personal lubricant. Including, water-based, plant oil-based and silicone-based options.
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 […]
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)!
Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a branch of orthopaedic physiotherapy with the focus being on the muscles, joints, tendons, bones and organs found in and around the vagina and rectum.
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.
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 […]