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Breaking the Silence: The Significance of Men's Pelvic Health. As we enter the month of November, a time dedicated to raising awareness about men's health issues, we want to shed light on a topic that often remains in the shadows: Men's Pelvic Health. While you might have seen our participation in a Movember campaign to raise awareness through moustaches, conversations about mental health and prostate cancer, there's a vital aspect of men's health that deserves attention—pelvic health. ...
Posted on 2023-11-10
Is it a UTI or a Tight Pelvic Floor?. Do you suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections? A UTI is caused by a proliferation in unwanted bacteria in the lower urinary tract - specifically the urethra and bladder. This can cause pain or burning with urination, increased urgency and frequency of urination, lower abdominal pain and the urge to pee despite just emptying your bladder (also known as incomplete emptying). Did you know that tight or hyperactive pelvic floor muscles can mimic these ...
Posted on 2023-03-28
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
What is Tailbone Pain holding you back from this summer, Calgary? Summertime in Calgary always reminds me of four things- kitchen parties, hiking in the mountains around Banff and Kananaskis, floating down the Elbow River, and of course the Calgary Stampede rodeo. Believe it or not, these 4 activities all have something in common - the potential to injure our tailbone. As a Chiropractor with expertise in fixing tailbone pain, I’ve met people who’ve hurt their tailbones in all sorts...
Posted on 2022-06-28
Did you know that May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month? As someone who has suffered from pelvic pain in the past, I am very passionate about raising awareness about this often debilitating condition that many women and men experience, but are hesitant to discuss. Pelvic pain can have significant consequences on an individual’s physical, mental and social well-being and I am honoured to work as a pelvic health physiotherapist to help people learn about the causes of their pelvic pain and wo...
Posted on 2022-04-28
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