With our current lockdown working and learning from home can bring a host of problems. In this blog we look at 8 ways to help with common issues. Sitting on a kitchen chair or sofa can cause back ache and shoulder pain. Too much time looking at a screen causes burning, sore eyes. And … Continue reading 8 Ways to look after your body and mind whilst working and learning from home
How your office-based work can impact your pelvic floor (and what to do about it) Imagine a gate that hasn’t been used for a long time, the hinges have got all rusty. You go up to the gate and start pulling at it to get it open. It’s stiff at first and you have to … Continue reading Why your office based job is hindering your pelvic floor rehab.
I was really excited to be asked by Nadine to do an interview on the pelvic floor - my favourite subject. Nadine works with mums helping them live with more joy and ease, knowing well how family life can be overwhelming and leave you feeling lost, alone and exhausted. Do check out her Facebook page … Continue reading An Interview with Nadine from Mom at Ease
If you’ve read that you need to be doing kegels to strengthen your pelvic floor ready for birth you may be surprised to hear that kegels (squeeze and release exercise) are not a main feature of my pregnancy movement classes. Your pelvic floor needs to be able to yield so it can carry the added … Continue reading How to prepare your pelvic floor for birth
There are few types of pelvic floor problems, men and women can suffer with. The three most common are: stress incontinence (commonly known as that "sneeze wee" where you laugh, cough, sneeze and you wet/poo yourself, or when you jump/run/lift something, leakage occurs),urge incontinence (that urgency to urinate/defecate without warning), orpelvic organ prolapse (sometimes asymptomatic, … Continue reading How to know if an exercise is safe for your pelvic floor