What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy? Unique

What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?     This is a specialized advanced area of physiotherapy that assesses and treats Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD), which can affect men, women, and children at any stage in life.  PFD is a general term that is used to describe a number of conditions that may affect the urinary, reproductive, […]

Overcoming Pain with Sex – Success story

Pain with sexual intercourse, also known as dyspareunia, is recurring pain that can occur before, during, or after vaginal intercourse. This can occur due to a number of reasons.  A pelvic physiotherapist may be involved in your care if your pelvic floor muscles are contributing to your pain. Also known as vaginismus. This is a […]

Endometriosis and Persistent pelvic pain… The role of Pelvic Physiotherapy

Persistent pelvic pain is known to be continuous pain that can be cyclical or non-cyclical that occurs for at least 6 months. In many suffers underlying issues such as endometriosis can be attributed to this type of pain pattern. ​What is endometriosis? This is known as an inflammatory condition that is known for the presence […]

How to take care of your pelvic floor muscles during the winter months

With the cold winter weather here it is hard to avoid the sniffles that come with it. Unfortunately for some, this time of the year is a harsh reminder of pelvic floor problems. Coughs and sneezes are known activities that cause an increase in the intra- abdominal pressure and in the presence of a weak […]

Pelvic Health checklist

Simple tool to check your pelvic floor muscles Early identification of pelvic floor dysfunction is important for successful treatment. Here is a simple checklist to use to help screen your pelvic health and help identify where you may need help. Bladder  Do you accidentally leak urine when you exercise, play sports, laugh or sneeze? Do you […]

Preparing for your gynecological surgery

  Many women are undergoing gynecological surgery for incontinence, prolapse, and hysterectomy. A pelvic health physiotherapist is able to provide support to these women to enhance recovery and optimize the long terms benefits of their procedure. Preparation is key. At Inner Active Pelvic Physiotherapy seeing a physiotherapist will aim to: Optimize bladder and bowel function:  It […]