Should you exercise during pregnancy? Yes!

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!

Remember, it’s OK to Walk Before You Run.

Today I just wanted to remind you that its okay – in fact not just okay, but necessary – to walk before you run. To slow things down and master the basics before trying to get to the advanced stuff. To recognize that just because you aren’t achieving your end goal at this moment in … Continue reading Remember, it’s OK to Walk Before You Run.

Wearing High Heels Could Make Your Incontinence Worse

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

Prolonged Sitting and Low Physical Activity can Increase Urinary Tract Symptoms

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

What to Look for in a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Your pelvic health is such a huge part of your overall well-being and quality of life, and I’m so happy to see that this critically important aspect of our health is starting to get some more attention in mainstream media and news as of late. Women have long since suffered from pelvic floor dysfunctions including … Continue reading What to Look for in a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Can’t do a Kegel Properly? We can help with that.

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.

Epidurals Do NOT Prolong Labor

The newest research provides evidence against the popular belief that it does. Good News! A recent study out of the Beth Israel Deaconells Medical Centre shows that having an epidural during the pushing stage of labor does NOT negatively affect the duration of labor. Previous evidence and common sense from health professionals suggested a link … Continue reading Epidurals Do NOT Prolong Labor