Proactive Pelvic Health

Vaginal Dilators

Vaginal dilators are tools that can be used to achieve or restore flexibility of the vaginal tissues.  However useful they may be, they can definitely be intimidating and it’s not always obvious how to use them properly and successfully. With this blog I hope to...

Flourish in the 4th Trimester

New Online Course now available: 'Flourish in the 4th Trimester' We are happy to announce this new course collaboration, 'Flourish in the 4th Trimester' program with Pelvic Health Hub. This new online course is now open for registration. The 4th trimester is the period immediately after...

Breathe to Strengthen Your Inner Core

Take a deep breath in. Fill up your lungs, your belly, and relax the space between your sit bones. Take a deep breath out. Observe the deflation of the belly, the retraction of your lower ribs and lungs. That is one rep. You are now one step closer to a...

What is Pelvic Congestion Syndrome?

What is Pelvic Congestion Syndrome?: Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) is a pelvic pain condition that affects the veins in the pelvis. With the help of one-way valves in our veins, under normal circumstances, blood from the pelvis will travel towards the heart. In PCS, pelvic...

I missed my period! What could it be?

Have you missed your period and wondering why? What could it be? When we do not get our normal menstrual cycle, this is known as amenorrhea To differentiate, there are two types of amenorrhea, primary and secondary. Primary means you never had a cycle. In...

Postpartum Dyspareunia

Postpartum dyspareunia is the term used when someone is experiencing painful intercourse and/or sexual activity in the postpartum period. This is a common issue seen in the postpartum population with 62% of women experiencing dyspareunia in the first 3 months after delivery. Causes The causes of postpartum...

Tips to Help Improve Your Child’s Digestive Health

The reported prevalence of constipation within the paediatric population varies from 14% to 29%.  This can be a difficult experience for both the child and parent. The goal of this blog is to provide some strategies and tips to help improve your child's digestive health....

To Kegel or Not to Kegel?

[caption id="attachment_3071" align="alignright" width="200"] Not everyone will benefit from doing kegels so the question is: should you kegel or not?[/caption] To Kegel or Not to Kegel? When it comes to the pelvic floor, there are a variety of different types of conditions and dysfunctions that...

What is Pudendal Neuralgia?

Pudendal neuralgia is just one of many possible causes of pelvic pain. An accurate diagnosis can help target treatment, so clarifying the typical symptoms can help you and your clinician get to the source of it. This article is more detailed than some, and is...



×