Pelvic Health Learning Centre

Your Pelvic Health

I want you to feel empowered and informed with your pelvic health. You’ll find educational information on the following topics in the posts below.

Pelvic Pain

Incontinence & Prolapse

Pregnancy & Post-Partum

Men’s Pelvic Health

Everything Else Pelvic Floor!

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Debunking the “Loose” Pelvis Myth 

Debunking the “Loose” Pelvis Myth    Let’s talk about having a ‘loose’ pelvis.  Unfortunately, even in this day and age this is something that women are told to expect post childbirth or post menopause and as much as I find this infuriating, we clearly still have some debunking to do.  First we will talk about …

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I’m a C-Section Mama. Why do I Need Pelvic Physio? 

I’m a C-Section Mama.  Why do I need Pelvic Physio? One of the most common postpartum myths that I hear is that c-section mama’s don’t need pelvic physio.  It sounds like it makes sense right? If you don’t have a vaginal birth why would you be concerned about your pelvic floor? Well even without having …

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My Experience on Hormonal Birth Control 

My Experience on Hormonal Birth Control    Hi! My name is Laura and I am a Pelvic Physiotherapist who is passionate about normalizing conversations about pelvic health.  I have a bit of a personal story to share with you today, so thanks for being here.  I think sharing stories about our experiences can be a …

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How to Poop Better! 

A few weeks ago I shared some information about constipation, you can read that blog here.  Constipation is one of my favorite things to treat in the pelvic health world, because so many people are constipated, but just don’t know what to do about it.  Managing constipation can be the cornerstone for managing things like …

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Are You Constipated? 

What is Constipation and How Physio Can Help!  Going to the bathroom got you down? Feeling like you have to sit on the toilet for ages, and really push or strain to get your poo out? You might just be constipated.  Constipation occurs when stool moves slowly through our digestive tract, which causes the stool …

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A Tight Pelvic Floor? What is That 

How do I know if I have a tight pelvic floor? Having a tight pelvic floor is a concept that is hopefully gaining some more traction especially when we talk about whether or not kegels or pelvic floor contractions are right for everyone.  But how do you know if you have a tight pelvic floor? …

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