If you’ve ever been given kegels as an exercise for pelvic floor strength do you really understand what you are supposed to be doing? Are you even aware of your pelvic floor, exactly where it is, what it feels like to tense and release it? How do you know you are doing kegels and not just clenching your bum.
If you’ve been trying to get relief from incontinence, sneeze wee, over-active bladder and prolapse but not having great results it’s time to take a different approach. Many women wait as much as 6 years before they do anything about their symptoms because they are embarrassed to talk about it. I’ve had women come to … Continue reading Why choose my online Restore Your Pelvic Floor programme
Should we ditch kegels and use squatting instead for pelvic floor rehab? Yes and no is the simple answer. Do we squat much during our day for a start? Well yes we actually do - every time we get up and down off the floor or a chair we are doing a 'mini' squat. And … Continue reading What you need to know about squats for pelvic floor rehab
Carrying your baby in a sling or in arms can often lead to painful shoulders. Often a change of position of the baby can help, or making sure your sling is adjusted correctly. But really it could be down to your alignment and postural habits. If you don’t adjust your alignment then you could always … Continue reading Babywearing and sore shoulders
When you have tight, stiff shoulders it can affect your breathing, pelvic floor, lower back ache and pelvis. Your body molds to the shape it is in most often, some muscles become over tight, some weaken, your joints become stiff. Your body then compensates in other areas to allow you to move and do what … Continue reading The shoulder and pelvis connection