Tag: pelvic floor

Part One: Knowing when to take action It’s no secret that pelvic floor and core training is at the bedrock of much of my work with women so here begins a short series of (hopefully lighthearted) blogs to inform and …

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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… …

From reaction to action…. Read More »

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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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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 …

Does this work my pelvic floor? Read More »

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…. 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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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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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 …

What a mesh….. Read More »

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I think this is one of the biggest questions when it comes to postnatal exercise…..   When can I crunch? Why can’t I crunch? What can I do instead of crunches?   Alongside losing excess baby weight, getting back into …

When it comes to the crunch….. Read More »

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I have a great dentist. He is personable, his work is good, my children like him and he never rips me off.  I have no reason to think that the advice he gives should be ignored. Back in November I …

I wish I’d listened to good advice. Read More »

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So many times we hear this term bandied around and I know I use it ALL THE TIME in classes and sessions! “I want to strengthen my core” “engage your core” “my osteo says I need to work on my …

What do we mean by ‘The Core’? Read More »

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