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 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.
We’re certainly lead to believe it does, which is why kegels, those squeeze and release exercises, are taught in virtually every pregnancy fitness or exercise class. But they could actually be putting you at more risk of developing incontinence and prolapse issues that preventing them. Really, it is the postural, lifestyle and movement habits that … Continue reading Does pregnancy Cause pelvic floor problems?
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