Proactive Pelvic Health

Stress, Cortisol and Pelvic Pain

Research is indicating that there is a relationship between cortisol and the pelvic floor. To best understand this relationship, we must first understand stress and the body's response to it. When the body encounters a stressor, the stressor acts as a threat to its stability....

Endometriosis: A Patient Perspective

Carolyn Rouse is an 'endo warrior'. She was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2008 and shares her story and perspective with all of us here, in hopes of educating and advocating for women and trans men struggling with endometriosis. PPHC: Can you share with us a little...

Endometriosis Awareness Month – Speaker Series Videos

Endometriosis, Pain and Mindfulness Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Angelique Montano-Bresolin, RPT with Qualified MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) Teacher and Registered Occupational Therapist Jaisa Sulit, ROT talk about the link between mindfulness and pain. This video will help you understand and interpret pain and the role mindfulness plays in changing...

Lube 101

"Lubricant", as defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary, is "something that lessens or prevents friction or difficulty" and "a substance...

Labour Preparation Acupuncture

Acupuncture is becoming an incredibly common and safe way to prepare for and bring about labour, as it may help to shorten labour time and decrease the need for medical intervention. It can be used in two ways: first to prepare the cervix and pelvis...

Returning to Exercise Postpartum

Getting back into exercising after giving birth can be an overwhelming and daunting task. There is so much information and misinformation out there it can be difficult to navigate what to do and what not to do. It is important to recognize that every woman's journey...



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