Did we mention that we moved?

Posted 3 years ago

2020 has not been the year that we were expecting.  In January 2020 we moved into our bright and sunny new space just steps from the beach and the waterfront trail.  We were excited to tell you about the improvements over our old location.  Access from the highway is better, there is lots of parking… Read More…

How does virtual pelvic floor physiotherapy work?

Posted 3 years ago

Danielle in PPE

At Pure Pelvic Health a physical assessment and treatment has been our standard of care, but the COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged us to be more openminded to alternatives such as virtual appointments.  In the spring of 2020 during the lockdown in Ontario, virtual visits were the only option for our clients.  We were happy to… Read More…

Physiotherapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Posted 4 years ago

Asian woman with pelvic pain

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain If you are experiencing CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN have you considered pelvic floor physiotherapy? What changes can you expect to see with physiotherapy? Most of our patients with chronic pelvic pain notice a significant improvement in pain and function.  They may also notice improvements in other pelvic floor-related conditions… Read More…

Physiotherapy for Overactive Bladder

Posted 5 years ago

Cartoon of bladder and pelvis

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 5 years ago

cartoon of vulvar pain

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 5 years 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…

Physiotherapy for Bladder Pain Syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis

Posted 5 years ago

Woman holding a sore bladder

What changes can I expect to see with physiotherapy? Most patients with BPS or IC notice a significant improvement in pain and function with pelvic floor physiotherapy.  They may also notice improvements in other pelvic floor-related conditions they may be experiencing such as constipation, rectal pain and dyspareunia. What is involved in physiotherapy for BPS… Read More…

What is Prolapse?

Posted 5 years ago

Anterior vaginal wall or cystocele prolapse illustration.

What is Prolapse? A prolapse occurs when pelvic organs such as the bladder, uterus or rectum push into the vaginal space.  A prolapse can occur in one or more of these areas.  Over time you may notice a bulge coming out of the vagina, or in the case of a rectal prolapse, coming out the… Read More…

Why we do an internal examination

Posted 6 years ago

Many of the conditions for which you might seek the advice and treatment of a pelvic floor physiotherapist can be directly linked to the musculature of the pelvic floor.  The muscles of the pelvic floor are very deep and the only way to know what they are doing (contracting, relaxing, how strong they are, how… Read More…

Help! My menstrual cup is falling out!

Posted 6 years ago