Part Five: Turning Down the Volume
So how do we turn down the volume of the alarm system, when it is no longer being helpful? HowRead more.
Part Four: The Volume Dial
Pain is complex. It is our body’s alarm system. And it is often not a reliable indicator of the levelRead more.
Part Three: The Alarm System
Pain is our body’s alarm system. Pain is produced by our brains (100% of the time), when it interprets informationRead more.
Can Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy be Predicted?
As talked about previously in our blogs, pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy is common but should not be considered “normal”.Read more.
Myth: Urinary incontinence is normal
Urinary incontinence is a term used to describe urine leakage during activities such as coughing, laughing, sneezing, running or jumping.Read more.
Common Pelvic Floor Myths
Do you ever wonder if your pelvic floor function is “normal”? Unfortunately, there can be a lot of stigma aroundRead more.
Are Kegel’s for Everyone!?
The term “Kegel” is widely used to define a pelvic floor contraction. For those who don’t know, the pelvic floorRead more.
Top 5 Reasons to visit a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist DURING your pregnancy
If you recently found out you are pregnant, congratulations! Pregnancy is an absolutely incredible journey, and the physical changes yourRead more.
8 questions all women with low back and hip pain should be asking!
ATTENTION all women with lower back and hip pain! Are your physiotherapists asking you the following eight questions? If not,Read more.
Physios… Are we asking our female clients all the right questions?
When you assess a female client with lower back and/or hip pain, are you asking these questions? Have you everRead more.
Intro to Pelvic Floor Exercises: the Kegel
The most basic pelvic floor exercise in 5 easy steps: the Kegel. Starting position: something comfortable — lying down, sittingRead more.
3 Tips for eliminating hip/lower back pain during pregnancy
If you’re pregnant and experiencing hip or lower back pain, you are not alone! Joint aches and pains are definitelyRead more.
Are you Pregnant? Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is a must!
I think most of the women I have talked to who are pregnant or who have been pregnant, share whatRead more.
5 Basic Functions of your Pelvic Floor
Your pelvic floor is a group of muscles that sits like a bowl within your pelvis. The pelvic floor musclesRead more.
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy: more than just “kegels”
Karlyn Driedger, MScPT, BScKin Individuals who are experiencing urinary incontinence often hear that they should perform kegel exercises. They alsoRead more.