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May 27, 2017

Whether you're pregnant, a new mom or seasoned mom - If you want to prevent or get rid of pelvic floor issues - leaking, pelvic pain, low back pain, pelvic pressure, tailbone pain then this session is for YOU!

Chana and I (both pelvic health physiotherapist) answer YOUR questions so you don't have to put up with "why did no one tell me?!" (While you were pregnant or after birth).

Learn key tips:
- posture that can help you engage your pelvic floor/core
- how to engage you core
- how to release tens...

April 19, 2017

Do you experience pelvic girdle pain? This type of pain can be common during pregnancy and postpartum stages of life BUT doesn't need to become your new normal.

This can be pain in the front, side or back of your pelvis (includes your public symphysis, sacroiliac joint or tailbone). 

For more tips on how to carry out daily movements with less pain such as walking, pushing a stroller, cleaning and so much more -> check out the FREE app called "Rost Moves Mama" created by Cecile Rost, a Dutch physiot...

October 13, 2016

 This post originally was published here.

Do you experience pain with sex or when inserting a tampon?

Do you or your partner feel like you've hit a wall when trying to enter your vagina, which can make sex feel impossible?

Have you been told to just "relax" or "use more lube" to make sex happen?

Maybe you were told pain with sex is normal because you just had a baby.

If you answered "yes" to any of the above, you're not alone and what you are experiencing is not in your head.

You may have already share...

September 15, 2016

( This post was originally published here.)

Many of my clients have questions about urinary incontinence (aka. leaking, sneezy pees) which affects 1 out of 3 women.

Here I answer 8 common questions about leaking:

1) What is urinary incontinence?

Any amount of urine that leaks out (even a few drops) when you don’t want it to = incontinence. The most common types of incontinence are:

  • Stress Incontinence: The leakage of urine when you increase pressure in your abdomen, which puts force down on your blad...

August 31, 2016

(This blog was originally posted here when I was pregnant.)

The number one question I hear from my postpartum clients is, "Why did no one tell me this when I was pregnant?"

As a pelvic floor physiotherapist, I have the opportunity to work with women during pregnancy and the postpartum stages of life on a daily basis. Some women come in because of issues they're currently experiencing such as incontinence, pelvic pain, prolapse or diastasis (abdominal separation), while others come in to prevent these...

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