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Top 3 Myths Regarding Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, don't think that leaking urine, having constant pelvic pain and abdominal separation are 'just what happens'.  Plenty can be done during pregnancy and after delivery to help these issues. MYTH #1: UNSAFE EXERCISES IN THE PRESENCE OF A DIASTASIS RECTUS ABDOMINIS Many, if...

Current Medical Guidelines for Exercise During Pregnancy

Traditional medical advice has been for exercising women to reduce their habitual levels of exertion during pregnancy and for non-exercising women to refrain from initiating strenuous exercise programs. This advice was based on concerns that exercise could negatively affect early pregnancy outcomes by increasing core...

Understanding Diastasis Rectus Abdominus (DRA)

The female body undergoes dramatic changes during pregnancy as hormones relax the ligamentous structures of the pelvis and most noticeably the tissues of our stomach stretch to accommodate a child growing inside of us. A common concern for many new mothers has been dubbed the...

Vaginismus: A Client’s Story

Women should not suffer in silence.  Here is a summary of a client's personal experience with vaginismus, now known as genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder. 'After years of disappointment with trying to find a solution for my condition and just before starting pelvic floor physiotherapy, I had already...



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