Diastasis Rectus

This is such a loaded topic, I almost said no when asked the question how do you heal diastisi recti The truth is … its complicated and like treating any injury there is no “right way” to heal this but there are things you should know and things you can do! It’s...

Low back pain and the pelvic floor

Low back is seen as an epidemic with 90% of primary care visits being a result of this 8,9. It is currently the leading cause of disability. The prevalence of low back pain in adults is reported to be as high as 84% 6,8. As a result of the ongoing issues with low back...

You Deserve A GREAT Assessment

When you go to visit a healthcare provider you deserve to be heard. Your concerns, fears and every part of your health should be open for discussion. Every part – your goals, dreams, restrictions, work life, family life and sex life. All the things that make you and...

What is the big deal with the pelvic floor??

unnamed  When I embarked on my career as a physiotherapist I never envisaged becoming a pelvic floor physiotherapist in my future and did not consider it on a regular basis.  In 2011 I started to see a lot of patients with low back pain that simply were not getting...

Physiotherapy for the pelvic floor; why should I do it?

TO KEGEL OR NOT Pelvic floor physiotherapy seems to many to be a “new” thing and something we haven’t seen before. However in actual fact Dr. Arnold Kegel first described pelvic floor contractions that we now call “kegels” in 1948. We have come a long way since then...