Women’s Health

C Section Scar Mobilization

Many people feel apprehensive about touching their C Section scars, even well after they have healed. However it’s not only OK to touch your scar, it’s good! Touching and moving your scar will help it... Continue Reading

Lymphedema Therapy After Mastectomy

Why is my arm swollen after mastectomy? Mastectomy from breast cancer can present multiple challenges in and of itself as the tissues heal and the shoulder is initially limited to lifting. If your mastectomy involved... Continue Reading

Pain with Sex or Tampons? How Pelvic Floor Therapy May Help You and Five Exercises You Can Try Today

Do you have problems inserting a tampon? Do you dread going to the gynecologist because you can’t tolerate the speculum? Do you avoid penetrative sex because it hurts too much?  Pain with penetration can be... Continue Reading

Pelvic Floor Therapy: What to expect on your first visit and follow up visits

Examination: As with orthopaedic physical therapy, pelvic floor rehabilitation starts with examination to understand what different factors may be contributing to your dysfunction. An intial pelvic floor therapy exam will typically involve the following elements:-A thorough... Continue Reading

11- Boobs are Temporary but Mental Health is Forever

Even though cancer starts as a physical manifestation, it is also a big hit to your mental health. As your tissues and body heals, we must mend that bridge between brain and body as well. Chronic physical pain and fear avoidance can cause a... Continue Reading

Easing Low Back Strain in Pregnancy

There are so many physical changes occurring in pregnancy. Your belly is growing, your ligaments throughout your body are loosening, and you may not have been able to maintain your usual exercise routine. All of... Continue Reading

Four Positions to Help Prepare Your Pelvic Floor For Birth

There are so many things to think about when preparing for childbirth, but let’s not forget about the pelvic floor! These muscles are essential in birthing a baby, but not in the way you might... Continue Reading

The pelvic floor is part of your core!

The diaphragm is one of the main muscles we use to breathe. But did you know that it is also a major pressure regulator in the body? It is involved in every movement we do: from sitting in a... Continue Reading

Constipation & Your Pelvic Floor: Position Matters!

Have you ever thought about the mechanics of how you have a bowel movement? If you’re regular, then probably not. Even if you suffer from constipation, as many people do, you still may never have thought... Continue Reading

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA)

What is diastasis rectus abdominis?  Your rectus abdominis, commonly referred to as your “6-pack muscles,” is attached to either side of your linea alba, a band of connective tissue that runs from the bottom of your sternum... Continue Reading

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