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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...

Osteopathic Tips for Cesarean Section Scars

The Facts Caesarean sections account for 18.6% of all deliveries worldwide; in North America the incidence has been reported to reach as high as 32.3%. Which is to say that 1 in 3 women will deliver via caesarean section. Increasing rates of caesarean sections worldwide, suggests...

Period Pain (Dysmenorrhea) is Not Normal

It’s a misconception that period pain is normal. Period pain is the most common symptom experienced by almost 45 to 95% of people during their cycle but it isn’t normal. Dysmenorrhea, the official name of period pain, can have significant effects on the lives of menstruators....

Now Offering: Tele-Rehabilitation Appointments

What is Virtual Physiotherapy? Social distancing doesn't mean you have to struggle alone with your pelvic health concerns! To help keep you physically and mentally healthy, we’re here to support you via our privacy compliant virtual appointment platform*. Our practitioners are available for you online starting...



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