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- Hypertonic Pelvic Floor Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
- Sensible advice for new mums about pelvic floor exercises
- Squeezy – the new physiotherapy App
- Even more reason to do your pelvic floor exercises!
- Urine smells like sugar puffs? Find out what could be causing it!
- Wanted! Good Women’s Health Physiotherapist
- The pros and cons of electrical stimulation
- Physiotherapy helps male pelvic floor problems
- Make prolapse symptoms better or even go away
- Pelvic floor exercises
- Physiotherapy In Pregnancy Essentials
- Vitamin D link to women’s health problems
- Patient recommends Pelvic Floor MOT
- Women’s health physiotherapy video – conditions related to pregnancy
- Women’s health physiotherapy video – gynaecological problems
- Keep calm and stay dry!
- The Baby & Toddler Friendly Show, Sheffield
- Problems with your waterworks? Cut the caffeine!
- Antenatal classes Sheffield: Essential physiotherapy for pregnancy
Category Archives: women’s health
I thought I’d summarise what I discussed with Jane Garvey on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour about how and why hypertonic pelvic floor muscles can lead to excruciating pain. Hypertonic pelvic floor symptoms develop when your pelvic floor muscles spasm. The … Continue reading
There’s a lot of good evidence which recommends pelvic floor muscle (pfm) training to avoid incontinence during and/or after pregnancy. Yet not many women know about it, and not many are doing them! A recent survey by health professionals revealed … Continue reading
Struggling to remember to do your pelvic floor muscle (pfm) exercises? What you may need is the Squeezy App. It’s been specially designed by a Women’s Health Physiotherapist to help increase the regularity with which women do their pfm exercises. … Continue reading
Some research published last November* makes alarming reading if you’ve had children. Its results show that women who have had a normal vaginal delivery: • are at double the risk of developing a pelvic organ prolapse (that’s where the womb, … Continue reading
It’s not just bad bladder habits* or weak pelvic floor muscles that can cause problems with your waterworks. If you’re more thirsty than usual, have sweet-smelling wee, are losing weight (but not on a diet!) and feel tired and irritable, … Continue reading
How do you find a good women’s health physiotherapist? It’s hard, given how reluctant women are to discuss their bladder problems. In practice women are unlikely to make personal recommendations telling people they’ve seen a good private women’s health physiotherapist … Continue reading
I think it’s such a shame when I treat women who’ve spent months using an electrical stimulator (elec stim) in the hope it will stop them leaking, when they’d have done so much better by simply doing pelvic floor muscle … Continue reading
Recently I’ve had a number of patients who have done really well with women’s health physiotherapy to treat their prolapse symptoms. They’re always surprised that it works, but they shouldn’t be – as there’s good evidence to show that strengthening … Continue reading
I’m always surprised to meet pregnant women who admit they are not doing their pelvic floor muscle (pfm) exercises, despite the risks they run if they don’t. This post aims to motivate you to start doing your pfm exercises, wherever … Continue reading
Did you know that low vitamin D levels have been linked to an increased risk of incontinence and a number of problems related to bone mineral deficiency during pregnancy and post-natally? This is because vitamin D is essential for maintaining … Continue reading