Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

​Want to know just how complex a female’s menstrual cycle is? Written by Sarah Henderson​Take a look at this video which details the intricate relationship between the endocrine system (hormones) and the menstrual cycle. ​It’s so important to understand “normal” menstrual function in order to identify times when this process is disrupted or impaired. Although […]

Abdominal muscle separation Physiotherapy Advice- Part 2

How to check for an abdominal muscle separation. In clinic a thorough a assessment can be  carried by one of our physiotherapist that aims to establish the integrity of these muscles and tissues but measuring the width, length,depth, tension and surrounding muscle activity. However at home you can assess yourself for the width and the […]

Abdominal muscle separation Physiotherapy Advice- Part 1

Abdominal Muscle Separation, also known as Diastasis of the Rectus Abdominus Muscle (DRAM) What is it? DRAM is the separation of the connective tissue along the midline of the abdominal muscles. In some cases, this separation can also be evident on effort or exertion where a bulging can be seen along the mid-line. What causes […]

Mother’s Day Dedication: Breast Cancer Survivor My  Hero My Mom

As mothers day approaches I could not find a more fitting way to honor my mother and share her story. My Breast Cancer Story It is something you often hear about, happening to others but never imagine it is something that can happen to you. At 53 years of age, in 2000 I was diagnosed […]

Healthy Habits: Bladder and Bowel Care

Going to the toilet is a big part of our lives. But unfortunately, it’s not something commonly discussed. As a result not many of us have a great sense of what is normal and what is not when it comes to bladder and bowel habits.  ​ Some habits are learnt early on and unfortunately carried into […]

COVID-19- Update July 2020

Dear clients, At Inner Active Pelvic Physiotherapy the health and safety of our clients, our team and the community continue to be our top priority. With the recent announcements and current stage 3, restrictions we want to reassure you as an essential service, we continue to remain open. We are taking additional measures to limit […]