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 WomenContinue reading “Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health – January 3, 2020”
Tag Archives: Physical Therapy
Are you always Kegel-ing during exercise? Find out two reasons that may not be the best idea
If you are someone who is constantly thinking about what your pelvic floor is doing while you workout then this article is for you! The goal should always be that your pelvic floor works as it should WITHOUT you thinking about it!
Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy
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 1100Continue reading “Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy”
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 haveContinue 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 inContinue 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 Worse Our 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 painContinue 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 justContinue 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 includingContinue reading “What to Look for in a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist”