Knees and the pelvic floor

How does your knee pain reflect on your pelvic floor health? Aching knees, knee surgery and knee replacement are seen as inevitable signs of ageing and wear and tear. The issue, though, is in how you walk and use your knees. Lots of sitting, heeled shoes, excessive tightness down the backs of your legs and … Continue reading Knees and the pelvic floor

Plantar fasciitis

Last week was the week of people asking about what they can do to help with their plantar fasciitis. Love it when people ask me about something because then I know what I can blog about next. What is plantar fasciitis? It is inflammation or degeneration of the plantar fascia where it attaches to the … Continue reading Plantar fasciitis

Can you release your pelvic floor?

Can you relax your pelvic floor? Not the first thought that comes to mind when you are working on strengthening your pelvic floor, right? It seems pretty counterintuitive to relax something that doesn’t seem to be strong enough to prevent wee leakage or to hold your organs in. The best pelvic floor exercise needs to … Continue reading Can you release your pelvic floor?

4 points to healing pelvic floor dysfunction

1 in 3 women have pelvic floor dysfunction. That’s a big number. How does it make you feel? Symptoms can present from pelvic pain to sneeze pee, incontinence or constipation. There is a wide belief that it’s pregnancy and age that cause pelvic floor dysfunction but women who have not had a baby, younger women … Continue reading 4 points to healing pelvic floor dysfunction

Tackling back pain

Back pain is such a common problem these days. One that definitely needs an approach that takes into account your postural and lifestyle habits. Often back pain is a symptom of a broader problem – which can include a mix of the type of shoes you wear, the activities you do, your postural habits, the … Continue reading Tackling back pain