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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

Women’s Health Services

Propel Physiotherapy’s trusted healthcare team provides leading-edge services to special populations. When it comes to women, we offer customized programs tailored to address their unique conditions and specific needs to provide effective treatment at every stage of life. Learn more about our integrated health services for women and the therapists who provide them at our Etobicoke and Pickering clinic locations. Perinatal Massage and Doula Services  Perinatal massage is a treatment focused on the changes that happen to a woman’s body during the perinatal period — generally beginning between 20 and 28 weeks of gestation and ending between the first [...]

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