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Physiotherapy for Overactive Bladder

Posted 2 months ago

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Have you been diagnosed with Overactive Bladder?  Do you experience a sudden strong urge to urinate?  Is this having a negative impact on your quality of life?  Pelvic floor physiotherapy can help. What changes can your patient expect to see with physiotherapy? Patients with overactive bladder usually see significant improvements, if not full resolution, of… Read More…

Physiotherapy for Vulvodynia

Posted 3 months ago

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What is Vulvodynia?   Vulvodynia refers to chronic vulvar pain that is diagnosed when other medical conditions have been ruled out.  Sufferers report varying intensity, location and pain sensations with increased sensitivity of the surrounding nerves and tissues as a whole.  What most suffers have in common is very tight tissues and muscles of the… Read More…

Physiotherapy for Constipation?

Posted 4 months ago

Woman on the toilet with constipation pain

Did you know that constipation is frequently associated with pelvic floor dysfunction?  It’s True!  And pelvic floor physiotherapy can help. So How Does Physiotherapy Help? Physiotherapy for constipation starts with assessing fiber and fluid intake and making adjustments to these as indicated. We also teach abdominal self-massage, toileting positions, and improved toileting habits.  We assess and treat… Read More…

Help! My menstrual cup is falling out!

Posted 2 years ago

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Posted 2 years ago

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition that affects 50% of women who have had children, though it also occurs in women who have never been pregnant as well. Pelvic Organ Prolapse becomes more common as women age, affecting 40% of women over age 50. It generally occurs when the pelvic floor muscles and surrounding tissues… Read More…

What to expect at your first visit to a pelvic floor physiotherapist

Posted 3 years ago

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Your Pelvic Physiotherapist will start off by collecting a detailed history of your symptoms. She will then ask about many other potential symptoms that often go with pelvic floor dysfunction. These include questions about sexual function, bladder, bowel, low back, hip and tailbone symptoms. These questions may seem very personal and unrelated, but if there… Read More…