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Why Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy During Pregnancy

Why Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy During Pregnancy
Why Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy During Pregnancy?. When people think of pelvic floor physiotherapy, they typically think of postpartum moms, incontinence, and Kegels! So often we see patients seeking physiotherapy reactively, addressing issues after they appear. I believe strongly that physiotherapy should be preventative in nature, and that every pregnant mom should be given a referral to pelvic floor physiotherapy PRIOR to delivery, regardless of if their delivery will be caesarean or vaginal....
Posted on 2022-11-25

How Long Does Physiotherapy Take?

How Long Does Physiotherapy Take?
So Your Doctor Told You to Go To Physiotherapy… Now What?. You are going to physiotherapy for a condition/pain to “become better…” How long would you say it would take until you do, in fact, become better? 3 weeks? 6 weeks? 3 months? An easy answer would be “well, it would depend on the condition…” While that may be true, it may not be the only answer. In fact, it may not even be a good answer as it addresses arguably a small percentage of a bigger...
Posted on 2022-11-04

Nutrition through Menopause - steps to manage symptoms

Nutrition through Menopause - steps to manage symptoms
When starting my nutrition practice in the UK, I quickly realized one of the primary concerns from female patients were hormonal issues. Fertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fibroids, breast cancer, PMS, estrogen dominance and menopause are a few of the conditions I regularly help manage. Dealing with the symptoms of menopause can be extremely distressing, and every woman must go through it. There is a very obvious gap in treatments available to women in order to better help manage the hormon...
Posted on 2022-10-05

Building Stronger Glute Muscles to help prevent running injuries

Building Stronger Glute Muscles to help prevent running injuries
Building Stronger Glute Muscles to help prevent running injuries. After having my daughter, finding time to be active became a challenge. The easiest solution… hop on the treadmill during nap time. Power off as many kilometres as I could before she woke up. Lace up and repeat the next day. But I was neglecting a key component. STRENGTH. I soon began to get a bit achy… the knees and hips let me know they weren’t a fan. Does this sound familiar? Or do you notice that as your ...
Posted on 2022-08-26

4 Useful Exercises for Mountain Bikers with Back Pain

4 Useful Exercises for Mountain Bikers with Back Pain
Do you struggle with back stiffness, discomfort, or fatigue when out mountain biking?. This is a common complaint that can crop up when out on the trails. While back pain is multifactorial, in this instance it can point to a lack of endurance in our core and ‘posterior chain’ muscles. These posterior chain muscles include our hamstrings, glutes, back extensors, and lats, and are very important to help hold us up in a strong, athletic stance while riding. Our core muscles are another...
Posted on 2022-08-10
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