Archive | Pelvic Floor

Video Interview with Amy Stein on Pelvic Pain + Pelvic Floor Hypertonicity (Overactive PF)

Another day, another virtual trip around the world….this time the location is New York City again for a wonderful interview with the ever-gracious Amy Stein, the author of Heal Pelvic Pain and a world authority of the subject.  Amy heads up her physical therapy practice in New York, Beyond Basics Physical Therapy is an educator, […]

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2015 Diastasis Research Update + 16 Lesser-Discussed, KEY Pieces of the Puzzle

Are you working with women experiencing Diastasis Recti?  If yes, I think you’ll love this blog…… On February 10th I was immensely honoured to be asked to present alongside my friend and colleague Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Maria Elliott, at an evening lecture for nearly 200 physiotherapy/fitness/wellness professions hosted by Physio UK and led by Diane […]

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2 Interviews With Sue Croft – Pregnancy, Post Birth, Pelvic Floors, Pessaries and More! A MUST WATCH!

  Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with wonderful workers in the field of women’s wellness…..Sue Croft is an eminent Women’s Health Physiotherapist based in Brisbane Australia who spared me an hour of her time to try to condense her extensive knowledge regarding women’s pelvic health into some major nuggets that are […]

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‘Exhale on Exertion’….Why We Need to Teach the Post Natal Client to ‘Lift For Life’

A super quick post but a SUPER ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLE for the Post Natal client…….’Exhale on Exertion’! If you’ve ever attended ANY Post Natal Burrell Education course you’ll have this imprinted on your brain so pardon me for the repetition and you can stop reading now.  If this sounds new to you and intriguing, let’s continue. […]

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10 Diastasis ‘Big Rocks’ and Why There’s No One-Size-Fit’s All Solution – Part 1 of 2

I recently watched an online discussion where a professional in the field of Women’s Wellness posted a question on ‘belly binding’ and post birth recovery from Rectus Diastasis and by the time I stopped watching the feed….76 posts later!!!! guess what? Not ONE definitive answer regarding the SOLUTION but of course lots of great suggestions […]

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10 Diastasis ‘Big Rocks’ and Why There’s No One-Size-Fit’s All Solution – Part 2 of 2

I recently watched an online discussion where a professional in the field of Women’s Wellness posted a question on ‘belly binding’ and post birth recovery from Rectus Diastasis and by the time, I stopped watching the feed….76 posts later!!!! guess what? Not ONE definitive answer regarding the SOLUTION but of course lots of great suggestions […]

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10 Ways To REALLY Rock Your 3rd Age – Powering up Your Peri-Menopause And Beyond!

Just for clarity…..the ‘3rd Age Woman’ is defined chronologically as 35/40+ (Peri-menopause and beyond), starting to feel the changes associated with an unbalanced endocrine system both on a physical and psychological level but she’s smart enought to see this life phase as an opportunity for a behaviour, attitude and lifestyle adjustment that will serve her […]

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Modern Pregnancy Exercise – Functional Integrated Core Strength Throughout The Trimesters

When my wonderful colleague Ginger Garner asked me to share my thoughts on Pregnancy Exercise, I did a little Google search and found it pretty challenging to find a picture that didn’t involve a birthing ball….and indeed the picture above intimates that ‘Pregnancy Exercise’ = sitting on a birthing ball.  PS, I don’t have anything against […]

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