Proactive Pelvic Health

Osteopathic Manual Therapy for Paediatrics

The first six weeks of parenthood are extremely demanding and involve an incredible amount of learning. Nurturing and care shifts almost entirely from the birthing person to the baby. Sleep deprived parents attempt to dissect each little squeak, leg jolt, and cry in hopes of...

Perineal Tearing During Childbirth

The risk of having a vaginal tear during delivery is probably one of the top fears that a lot of women or birthing parents-to-be have in the last weeks of pregnancy. Although common, they are not always as scary as they sound and there are...

Group B Strep in Pregnancy

Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a normal part of the vaginal microbiome, but becomes a common concern usually in the third trimester of pregnancy if there is an overgrowth of the bacteria. Roughly 10 to 35% of pregnant women are colonized with GBS in various...

Pessary Use and COVID-19

DISCLAIMER: The information in this blog is provided as an information resource only and should not be used as a substitute for seeking personalized direction from your overseeing physician. Please consult your healthcare team before making any decisions about your pessary treatment plan, which is unique to...

What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Am I at Risk?

What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is defined as the descent of one or more of the pelvic organs including the uterus, bladder, rectum and small intestine into the vaginal canal. POP occurs in varying degrees in up to 50% of women....

COVID-19 In-Clinic Protocols

Hello Proactive Pelvic Health Centre Community! We are so happy to be welcoming you back to our clinic as of Monday June 1, 2020. We are looking forward to seeing both new and familiar (masked) faces again! It has been a very trying time but as...

Is it a UTI or Not?

A lot of individuals are unfortunately familiar with the symptoms of a urinary tract infection or UTI. That’s why when we notice that we’re making more trips to the bathroom than usual and have a painful burning while peeing we think “Uh oh, a UTI!”...

Massage Therapy For Pregnancy and Postpartum

Physical and Emotional Changes During Pregnancy and Postpartum Incredible changes happen to the human body during the pregnancy and postpartum period. Along with pregnancy comes an influx of hormones, relaxation of supportive ligaments, additional weight gain, postural maladaptations, and fluid retention. These emotional and physical changes...



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