Women's Health

March is Women’s Health month. Learn about female-specific health tips, prevention and how physio can help.

Article

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.’
Blog

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.

Article
Article
Article
Video

Article
Article
Article
Article

Article
Article
Article
Article

Article
Article
Article
Article
Article
Article
Article
Article
Article
Blog

Early heart attack warning symptoms

What most people don’t know is that the warning symptoms are different for women.
Blog

Did you know physiotherapy can help you recover from a heart attack?

By Kerry Kittson, PT Practice & Policy Coordinator, Canadian Physiotherapy Association What is a heart attack? Heart attack, or myocardial infarction, is defined as death of a portion of the myocardium, or heart (1). This occurs because of a lack of oxygen supply to the heart. Just like you have arteries that carry oxygen-rich blood […]