The profile of a woman with incontinence. Which one are you?

Which Woman Are You? Grown women peeing their pants.  Yes, it happens. A lot. The fancy term for this unwanted leaking of urine is called incontinence.  And we've discovered that when it comes to dealing (or not) with accidental leaks, there are six types of women out there: 1) The band-aid seekers. These women believe that leaking [...]

Just feel those feelings.

This is a little excerpt I wrote for an Ebook that is going to be soon published by the fabulous Kim Vopni of Pelvienne Wellness. The question was: what is one thing you're generally telling all your patients regarding pelvic health? ----- Over the years working as a physio I’ve learned that sometimes the most [...]

By | June 12th, 2016|Exercises, Women's Health|0 Comments

Update on Diastasis Recti Abdominis (DRA) – It’s not just about closing the gap.

This coming weekend I will be attending the Bellies Inc Course for Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists in Ontario.  Their vision is to help eliminate "Mummy Tummy" - aka Diastasis Rectus Abdominis - by providing education, training and products.  DRA It is a common condition that can affect a men and women, and it seems to be [...]

By | October 29th, 2014|Exercises, Post-natal, Research, Women's Health|0 Comments

Work those heels, girl!

As I was standing and singing in church yesterday, my body called my attention to three areas of my body: my feet, my calves, and my low back.  My feet were saying "all this standing is increasing the feeling of pressure."  My calves were saying "we're starting to cramp up here...a nice deep stretch would [...]

By | July 29th, 2013|Exercises, Pregnancy, Women's Health|0 Comments

Physiotherapy to Optimize Your Body

Pregnancy is such a profound and powerful time during a woman’s life – I know this for a fact because I’m going through it right now!   As a women’s health physiotherapist, I’ve always had been amazed by what our incredibly designed bodies are capable of doing – but never more so than now.   When our [...]

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