Category: Pelvic Floor

Diastasis Recti – 5 things to consider alongside (or before) exercise.

Search the internet for exercises for diastasis recti* and all sorts of stuff gets thrown back to you. Some fabulous information and some dubious choices. Confusing and ambiguous information can make it really tricky for the client to work out

C -Section Recovery – why it’s more than just the scar……

Last week a certain post went viral (well in my world anyway) on social media. It was a video of a simply made felt book illustrating the layers involved in a C-section (click here for the idea credit) What the

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From reaction to action….

Sometimes self diagnosed, often after an online search, sometimes after an appointment with a medical professional, I am often approached by women in a state of worry or worse. Diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, poochy tummies and leaky lady bits…

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Video Interview with a Women’s Health Physio

This week  I was delighted to spend some time with Claire Anne Rutherford. Claire is a Women’s Health Physiotherapist who works locally to me. We sat and had a chat about the pelvic floor in the postnatal period, discussed some

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Does this work my pelvic floor?

Many of my blog posts come from questions I am asked throughout the week in classes and sessions. A few weeks ago a client told me that she had been informed by a friend that going from kneeling to standing

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What you should expect at an outdoor buggy postnatal class

…. and what you should NOT! Yesterday I taught my usual Tuesday morning Buggyfit and as always, many topics of conversation came up, but one in particular has prompted me to put pen to paper (or finger tips to keyboard)

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Pelvic Floor Knowledge Bombs (part 1)

Not so long ago, I blogged about the news article on the issues with vaginal mesh implants and this week, amongst the carnage of Hurricane Ophelia and the scandal around Harvey Weinstein, the subject of this kind of surgery has

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What a mesh…..

More than one client emailed me links to the news article below, knowing that I would have something to say.  Take a read (the link to the article is in the title). “Vaginal Mesh Implants – hundreds sue NHS over

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20 minutes….

This week a client asked this exact question: ‘When you have 20 minutes ‘down time’ what do you do’? I was honest and answered that quite often I will take a look at all the notifications that I have on

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New Year, Same you!

I do love January. There’s a sense of optimism, of reclaiming clarity and order and good intentions are set but it’s so well documented that resolutions fall by the wayside a few days or weeks into any new year. Habit

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