Talia Diamond

/Talia Diamond

About Talia Diamond

Talia is a registered physiotherapist and a practitioner of pelvic floor health or pelvic floor physiotherapy. She assesses and treats people with pelvic pain, incontinence constipation and other related symptoms.

Physical Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can affect both cognition and development. Although ASD is most associated with social or communication challenges, physical or motor impairments may also be present. Physical therapy can play a role in helping children with autism overcome developmental or motor challenges. Children with ASD may have physical symptoms that range from difficulty with coordinating muscle movement to low muscle tone. Children with autism spectrum disorder are also less likely to participate in physical activity than their age- related peers. And it has been suggested that physiotherapists (PT) could potentially facilitate their participation. Some common physical challenges experienced [...]

By |2020-05-18T00:06:06+00:00May 18th, 2020|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Incontinence Treatment without Surgery

As a pelvic physiotherapist, I treat clients who are experiencing urinary leakage or urinary incontinence, and dealing with the discomfort and inconvenience that comes along with it. Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a conservative management approach to incontinence treatment and yet many people are not aware of it as an effective alternative to surgery. I am sure you have heard the expression, ‘I laughed so hard I nearly peed my pants!’ It’s a common turn of phrase that makes light of what is actually a common problem that can be quite emotionally painful and isolating. Unfortunately, many people simply accept [...]

By |2019-06-17T02:34:54+00:00June 17th, 2019|Pelvic Health, Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Pelvic Floor Muscles’ Five Important Roles

The pelvic floor muscles play five important roles in the body: 1. Organ support The pelvic floor muscles support our bladder, uterus, rectum, and important abdominal organs against gravity and any added downward pressure. 2. Stability The pelvic floor is one of four muscles making up our inner ‘core’, which stabilizes our pelvis and lower back. 3. Sphincteric function These are the muscles which control both the opening of the urethra, where urine comes out, and rectum, where feces and/or gas come out. The pelvic floor muscles prevent leakage of urine, feces and gas. 4. Sexual Function The pelvic [...]

By |2019-06-15T19:17:52+00:00November 26th, 2018|Pelvic Health|0 Comments