Incontinence

Unrinary incontinence is a loss of bladder control affecting as many as 3.3 million Canadians. There are different types of incontinence, such as stress incontinence, urge incontinence and mixed incontinence. In all cases, it’s important that you don’t feel embarrassed about it and know that a physiotherapist is available to help. Your physiotherapist can recommend exercises and lifestyle changes that can help manage incontinence and give your back your confidence.

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The pelvic floor, peeing yourself and incontinence: What no one tells you about having a baby

“A couple weeks after I had her, I sneezed when I was sitting on the couch feeding her and I peed myself. I was like, ‘Oh my goodness.’
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The top eight myths about your pelvic floor

By Lisa Flanders, PT I’m a physiotherapist who works in women’s health. A lot of what we do is help patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, which happens when the “sling” or “hammock” that supports the pelvic organs is not functioning in an optimal manner.
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Is your bladder ruining your life?

Urinary incontinence is a common problem that affects both men and women, though it is more common in women. It is estimated that 10-30 per cent of all women experience incontinence at some point in their lives. It can be a distressing and embarrassing condition that affects many aspects of your life: work, social activities, recreation, travel and intimacy. Whatever the cause, incontinence is often successfully treated with physiotherapy.

Physiotherapy for women with urinary incontinence is highly clinically effective and cost effective