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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...

Endometriosis Explained

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition in which endometrial-like tissue grows outside of the uterus (at extrauterine sites). These extra-uterine sites may include the ovaries, bladder, bowel and recto-vaginal septum. This tissue can form adhesions between internal organs and the abdominal wall. It is an...

Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome

What is IC/BPS? Over the course of the last century, the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC) has been identified, defined, and redefined a number of times.  The variability in the definition of this condition has contributed to a certain level of confusion in the medical world...

Is it Sciatica or SI joint pain?

The word “sciatica” seems like a conversational ice breaker.  I hear the diagnosis being talked about all the time like it’s something that one catches when you hurt your back. And though it is common, there is a possibility that many people claiming they have...



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