Proactive Pelvic Health

“I had a cesarean section…now what?”

More than 103,000 cesarean sections (c-sections) were performed in Canada last year, making it the most common inpatient surgical procedure in Canadian hospitals. As c-section rates continue to rise, it is pertinent for pregnant women and health care providers to be educated on the implications...

Pelvic Pain Support Group – January 2019

Do you have pelvic pain? Pain with intercourse? Pain that affects your quality of life? If so, consider joining this pelvic pain skill-building and educational group running this January at PPHC.   This 8-week program will cover topics such as understanding your pain better and learning about a...

The Who, What, Why and How of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is a common diagnosis in women, but unfortunately it's not something that the average person likely knows much about. A quick google search reveals a lot of (sometimes conflicting) information, and some scary looking pictures...

Do you have PCOS?

Between 8-13% of women live with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This is a complex condition involving reproductive, metabolic and psychological features. PCOS is considered a syndrome, because it doesn't always present the same among all individuals - there are multiple types. In fact, in order to be...

Is stress making your pain worse?

Do you ever notice that your pain symptoms worsen during times of stress? Maybe you only notice your pain symptoms at work? Maybe only at home? Maybe only in the evenings? Maybe at certain times of the year? Can stress play a role in our physical...

Postpartum Depression and how Psychotherapy can help

Postpartum depression is a powerful mood disorder that affects roughly thirteen percent of women within the first year of delivery (Stewart et al., 2003). While postpartum mood disorders (PMD) are common, affecting 1 in 5 women during pregnancy or up to one year after giving...

Now offering PAP Testing with Dr. Alexsia

Are you getting your pap exam done every 3 years?  Dr. Alexsia is now offering them in the clinic! Pap tests are used to determine if abnormal cells are present in the cervix, an area where cervical cancer would develop. Anyone with a cervix should begin...



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