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What Your Poo Says About You

Bowel Movements – something we all have experience with; good, bad or ugly! How do we know what’s normal, what’s not and what’s worth worrying about? There are a few aspects of your own bowel function you can assess and note – observing every movement you have can be a great way to gain insight […]

Bloating – Why is This Happening to Me?!?!

Ah, bloating. One of the most common digestive symptoms that can negatively impact our lives. Waking up feeling like a beach ball is inside your abdomen is no way to start the day!

Physiotherapy following a tummy tuck

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is the surgical removal of excess skin, fat and a tightening of the underlying tummy (abdominal) muscles. This is designed to help improve the shape and tone of your stomach region when other options (such as diet and exercise) have failed to work. This can immediately make you look and […]

Poor sleep? Five tips to help stop your bladder waking you up at night  

Both men and women can develop problems with waking up at night to go to the toilet. This can affect the quality of our sleep. Some may leak before they get to the toilet at night, even if they do not have any problems during the day. Bladder problems are more common as we get […]

Vaginismus- a common cause of painful sex

Vaginismus is an involuntary tightening of the pelvic floor muscles and affects a woman’s ability to engage in any form of vaginal penetration.  This is a very common problem. However, many women don’t seek help because they are embarrassed or because they don’t know help is available. Vaginismus can occur when attempting to insert a tampon, […]

Pelvic floor safe exercise

Pelvic floor safe exercises are exercises designed to protect your pelvic floor. Certain exercises can overload the pelvic floor, weakening it over time and increasing the risk of developing problems, such as incontinence or prolapse. Although most women have some knowledge about the pelvic floor, often it is only considered during pregnancy and following childbirth. […]