How Constant Pelvic Floor Bracing Causes these Debilitating Pelvic Floor Problems

Are you confused about when to contract and relax your pelvic floor? Many women make the mistake of constant pelvic floor bracing (contracting) without knowing the importance of relaxing their pelvic floor muscles. Constantly bracing your pelvic floor muscles can cause serious and debilitating pelvic floor problems. Read on now to learn: How your pelvic […]

When to Contract Your Pelvic Floor During Exercise

It can be very confusing to know when to contract your pelvic floor during exercise. Should you activate your pelvic floor when you’re walking or hiking? What about during your exercise class or in the gym? Women often make the mistake of contracting (bracing) their pelvic floor muscles constantly during exercise making their pelvic floor […]

7 Pelvic Floor Recovery Tips for the Duchess of Cambridge, Dear Kate …

Dear Kate  Congratulations on the safe arrival of baby Louis! As a health professional, I’m concerned about your pelvic floor recovery; you must have missed your Women’s Health Physiotherapist visit (having left hospital soon after giving birth). Louis is a big boy weighing 3.8 kg ( 8 lb 6 oz) and reportedly the biggest royal […]

7 Major Risks For Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is a very common problem for women. In fact it’s estimated that up to 1 in 2 women who’ve had a vaginal delivery will experience some degree of pelvic organ prolapse in their lifetime. Knowing your prolapse risks may help you reduce your risk or prolapse worsening or repeat prolapse after surgery. […]

When Women Need To Avoid Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic floor exercises are not always the treatment of choice for all pelvic floor problems. Scientific studies support pelvic floor exercises for treatment of women suffering from stress urinary incontinence or mild to moderate pelvic organ prolapse. There are however some specific instances where women should avoid pelvic floor exercises, for the short-term at least. […]

Key Steps To Avoid Urge Incontinence When Urinary Urgency Strikes

Do you suffer from urge incontinence? If you do, you’ll know the panic and discomfort that bladder urgency can cause. These key steps help you better manage urge incontinence by knowing the steps to follow when urgency strikes.   Read on below for: What causes urinary urgency? Key steps to avoid urge urinary incontinence More […]

What’s The Best Pelvic Floor Exercises Position?

Do you know the best position to strengthen your pelvic floor?  Are you getting results from your pelvic floor exercises? The position you choose for your pelvic floor exercises helps determine the success of your training. Read on now to learn the best pelvic floor exercise position for: Beginners pelvic floor exercises Intermediate-advanced pelvic floor […]

5 Simple Ways To Progess Your Pelvic Floor Exercises

Are you getting the results you want from your pelvic floor exercises? Are you frustrated by your lack of progress? Just like muscle strength training in the gym where increasingly heavy weights are lifted to increase the challenge, pelvic floor muscle training needs to be progressed to get the best strengthening effect. These 5 quick […]

Pelvic Floor Exercises After Hysterectomy – Physiotherapist Guided Video Routine

Have you had a hysterectomy? Do you want to start pelvic floor exercises after hysterectomy? This Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist video teaches you how to safely recommence pelvic floor exercises after hysterectomy surgery. Pelvic floor exercises after hysterectomy can help to restore pelvic floor strength and function after surgery. Video suitability: Exercise information for women after […]

15 Common Mistakes to Avoid for Successful Pelvic Floor Exercises

There are common mistakes to avoid for successful pelvic floor exercises. Unfortunately up to 70% of women perform pelvic floor exercises using the wrong technique if they don’t have individualised instruction. This Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist information helps you achieve successful pelvic floor exercises for the strength and support you require. This list is mistakes […]