Proactive Pelvic Health

Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle

I like to think of the menstrual cycle as the fifth vital sign. For women and people who menstruate, the menstrual cycle can actually tell you a lot about your health. The last time many women truly learned about their cycle was in the sixth...

Get to know Dr. Alexsia Priolo, ND

Hello, I'm Dr. Alexsia the resident Naturopathic Doctor here at Proactive Pelvic Health Centre! I'm incredibly passionate about women's and children's health. I truly believe that a healthy mom means a healthy baby. I am both a graduate of York University and the Canadian College...

Endometriosis, A Sensation Map

One of the challenging aspects of endometriosis is the ever-changing nature of pelvic symptoms that are constantly presenting themselves. From dull aches, to deep pulling sensations to sensations that seem to run around the body, not only is it hard to find the vocabulary, but...

Remembering Mindfulness

Here's the truth: we already know what mindfulness is. Some of us just forget sometimes. We humans are born with the innate ability to be mindful, which is the intention to bring curious accepting attention to the present moment. However, for many during this day and age,...

A ‘Physiotherapist turned Patient’ perspective

I recently went to see a registered massage therapist for some badly-needed treatment. At the end of the session, the therapist sat me down, looked me straight in the eye, frowned a little and sighed. "Are you doing your daily self-care?" she asked. "No," I whispered....

Infant Abdominal Massage for Gassy Baby

Is your baby gassy? Having abdominal discomfort from too much gas? Registered Massage Therapist Ayelet Grosbein talks about a technique that can help you and baby feel more at ease. https://youtu.be/8Wp2OWbr000 Please Note: The information provided in this video blog is for information purposes only and is...



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