Is there a connection between bladder health and sexual health? (Yes!)

  Perimenopausal pelvic health issues are, for many of us, some of the most common issues that we see in the women that we work with. Urinary incontinence is one of the most important issues for peri- and postmenopausal women. In Melville’s study (1) of U.S. women, half of the participants between the ages of
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Do you know enough about Hysterectomies?

Do you work with women who have had a Hysterectomy? Do you understand the different types of Hysterectomy? Do you understand the short, medium and long term implications of Hysterectomy? Jenny Burrell and I sat down recently to discuss the different types of Hysterectomy and how best to help serve the women who have had
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Living Well after Breast Cancer #3rdAge

October is coming and that means there will be pink ribbons everywhere, as we shine a light on breast cancer. But although treatments for breast cancer have improved dramatically over the past decade and survivorship has also increased, this means that women are living longer with the after effects of treatment for much longer too.
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Bladder Pain Syndrome – Interview with Jilly Bond about Woman on Fire 2018

Bladder Pain Syndrome (or…the Syndrome formerly known as Interstitial Cystitis) What is Bladder Pain Syndrome? BPS/IC is usually described as a disorder with symptoms of mild to severe bladder pain and an urgent and/or frequent need to urinate. In a paper by Nickel et al (2010), BPS/IC was defined as ‘…a pelvic pain condition that
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What do we need to know about Endometriosis? (And why!)

Did you know: That Endometriosis affects up to 15% of  ALL women, worldwide? That the Gold Standard for treating Endometriosis is laparoscopic excision with clean margins followed by pelvic rehab? That Hysterectomy is NOT the best treatment option for Endo That extremely painful periods should not be acceptable #killercrampsarenotnormal That an integrative approach, using nutrition,
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The Coccyx and The Stuck Drawer

The Coccyx, or tailbone, is often unrecognised as a key component of pelvic girdle and pelvic floor function (and dysfunction!) For our patients, they often present with a history of a fall on outstretched legs, landing on their rear. For us clinicians, the coccyx becomes a focal point not only for the many attachments of
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