pelvic health blog

Imagine someone with a six pack abs, you know that groove that runs down the middle of your abdomen? Under the skin there is a tendon called the linea alba, which is the tendon that connects one side of the abdominal muscles to the other side. During pregnancy, this tendon

Menopause refers to the date when you had your last period, determined after the fact, when you have not had a period/menstrual cycle for 12 consecutive months. It is more accurate to describe yourself as being either perimenopausal (irregular periods or last period was less than 12 months ago) or

Congratulations! Baby was born! Whether you had a vaginal or cesarean birth, there are many common concerns people have. Take Sarah for example. Sarah had a vaginal birth with an epidural 6 weeks ago. She came in for a Pelvic Health Assessment with our Pelvic Physio, Jenny. Sarah wanted to

Pregnancy is a time when the body is going through significant physical changes, often accompanied by a plethora of emotional and life role changes as well (Mother is a loaded title!). General exercise guidelines still apply during pregnancy – moderate intensity cardio for lung and heart health 30 minutes, 5

Do you have feelings of heaviness or pressure in the vagina? Do you feel like there is a tampon too low in the vagina – but you have no tampon in? Do you feel like things move downward or ‘fall out’ when you lift? Maybe these sensations go away when

Have you ever leaked with skipping, running or jumping jacks?  What about with sneezing, coughing or laughing? Bladder leaking with increased abdominal pressure or with activities is called stress urinary incontinence. You might relate with Sally’s case. She’s in her late 30s and has two children, one via vaginal birth


Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is a niche of Physiotherapy that focuses on issues concerning the pelvis and core. These issues may include, but are not limited to:

A woman pressing dumbbells on an exercise ball doing physiotherapy.