Could this common condition be the cause of your bladder leaks?
Could this common condition be the cause of your bladder leaks? There is a very common condition that most people probably wouldn’t ever associate with bladder leaks or incontinence… about 20% of the general population have it. The likelihood of developing it increases with age, especially in women. Most pregnant or post-partum mamas get it… Have you guessed what it is yet...? If you guessed constipation, then you are correct! It seems counterintuitive, ri...
Posted on 2021-11-10
You’ve probably noticed (either on yourself or someone else!) that the body needs to adapt to a growing baby during pregnancy. One of the ways it does this is by stretching the band of connective tissue between the rectus abdominus muscles (your 6 pack muscles). Research has shown that by the end of the 3rd trimester, 100% of women will have this separation, which is called diastasis rectus abdominus, or DRA. So we know that this separation is a totally normal part of pregnancy. In an idea...
Posted on 2021-02-10
Understanding Low Back Pain
Low back pain is one of the most common complaints of people who have a sedentary job.There are a number of factors that might contribute to the back pain. It is important to understand the basic anatomy of your lower back complex and what factors might influence it. The spine is a complex structure.The bones and joints in the spine need the support of: Muscle - Active Support: Works when spine is in motion. Ligaments - Passive Support: Works at rest. In Addition to the Muscles a...
Posted on 2021-02-10
How to fix tiny bladder syndrome
Here are some strategies that I share with my clients who struggle with urinary frequency or what I like to call “tiny bladder syndrome”. It’s exactly what you’d imagine - they need to pee all the time, sometimes even multiple times an hour. A normally functioning urinary system only requires the bladder to be emptied every 2-4 hours depending on fluid intake and how well the pelvic floor muscles are working. Anything more frequent than every 2 hours would warrant some ...
Posted on 2021-01-13
Shockwave FAQ’s : Will shockwave therapy help me? Most patients with chronic pain problems have been through various unsuccessful types of treatments. Up to 80% of the same patients worldwide report that shockwave therapy has helped them eliminate their problem. Does the treatment hurt? There may be a slight feeling of discomfort during the treatment, depending on the level of pain the patient is already experiencing in the area. However, since the treatment...
Posted on 2018-08-20
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