Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. Is it Time We Started Treating Endometriosis as if it Were Cancer? 2. The First Road-map for Ovarian Aging 3. How do you Explain to Someone How Muscle Imbalances Can Lead to Acute, Unexpected Pain? 4. Exercise has the Same Effect on the Brain as Coffee 5. Patient HANDOUT: All About Pessaries Five Bullet Friday: Women’s… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health January 31, 2020
NB** Sorry friends - I emailed this out on Friday but forgot to post it here... enjoy! Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. Are Women Getting Incorrect Treatment When it Comes to Their Heart? 2. Why Can’t We Talk About Periods? 3. Patient HANDOUT: Common Food & Drink That Can Worsen Incontinence 4. Our Biological Clock Plays… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health January 26, 2020
Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. A Clarification of Use of Mesh in Gynecological Surgeries from the President of the AAGL 2. NEW Guidelines for Recurrent UTIs, 2019 3. Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Common in Teens and Requires Multidisciplinary Care 4. Weight & Major Psychiatric Disorders Genetically Linked 5. Improve Sleep by Losing Fat from… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health January 17, 2019
Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. Fragmented Sleep May Trigger Migraine 2 Days Later 2. Patient RESOURCE: Back to Basics: 10 Facts Every Person Should Know About Back Pain 3. Pelvic Pain-Focused Interventions Worthwhile after Vaginal Mesh or Mesh Sling Removal 4. The Fuzz Speech: Explaining Fascia and the Importance of Movement 5. Women’s… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health January 10, 2019
Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. The Effects of Intermittent Fasting on Health, Aging and Disease – NEW Article in NEJM 2. Explaining Pain to Your Patients – A Physio’s Favourite Resource 3. Urinary and Gynaecological Dysfunctions Common with EDS and Associated Hypermobility Disorders 4. Global Consensus Guidelines on Use of Testosterone in Women… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health – January 3, 2020
A recent systematic review with meta-analysis (for those non-science folks reading one of the highest quality studies you can have!) looked at a common treatment options for Achilles tendinopathy: exercise, orthotics and splinting. What they Measured: Researchers measured function, pain and quality of life for managing Achilles tendinopathy, and analysis 22 studies with over 1100… Continue reading Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy
Pregnancy is an incredibly exciting time of life, but it can also be a time where you feel unsure about all of the things you should and should not do. A lot of women who have always been active wonder if they can continue to train the way they have previously, while others who have… Continue reading Should you exercise during pregnancy? Yes!
Wearing High Heels Could Make Your Incontinence WorseOur pelvic health is so incredibly important to our overall health and thankfully this fact is starting to get more and more recognition with more resources and research focusing on improving this aspect of women’s health. Pelvic floor dysfunctions such as incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain and… Continue reading Wearing High Heels Could Make Your Incontinence Worse
At this point most of us have heard multiple messages talking about the importance of daily physical activity and the importance of avoiding prolonged sitting for our health, but more and more studies are coming out showing us just HOW critical these things are in ALL aspects of our health! A recent study published just… Continue reading Prolonged Sitting and Low Physical Activity can Increase Urinary Tract Symptoms
There is incredibly strong scientific evidence that shows Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT) is a fantastic and effective form of treatment for many pelvic floor dysfunctions, including urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. However, all of the research that has studied this is performed using participants who are able to correctly and voluntarily contract their… Continue reading Can’t do a Kegel Properly? We can help with that.