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Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Pelvic Floor Disorders are a common occurrence but the treatments available for pelvic floor dysfunction are not widely known. Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy has been proven to help with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and this is where we come in! Triangle Physiotherapy has state-of-the-art facilities with private rooms for pelvic health treatments. Your comfort is our priority while addressing this sensitive issue. Pelvic Floor Muscles & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction The pelvic floor is made up of layers of muscles and other tissues….

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Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation

It is always an inconvenience when our bodies don’t perform the way we want them to. It is especially worrisome when we don’t understand why we aren’t feeling at our best. Many times, the feeling of being “off” can be attributed to a vestibular problem. Vestibular disorders can affect a person in numerous ways, and often without any pattern. The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that help control balance and eye movements. It consists…

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What to Expect When you’re Expecting…Incontinence

What to Expect When you’re Expecting…Incontinence

Incontinence can be a fairly sensitive or embarrassing subject to those who suffer from it. Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine or faeces from the bladder and bowel. But know this, incontinence is an ACCIDENT, it is something that is uncontrollable and can happen to any expecting mother. Urinary incontinence affects around 10-13 million men and women, and it is twice as common in women as men. Anthony Atala, MD, said, “I would say virtually all pregnant women experience…

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Yoga & Your Back.

Yoga & Your Back.

Back pain? You are not alone. Over 80 % of Canadians will experience back pain atleast once in their life. However, about 90% of back pain is not caused by any serious injury or disease. That being said, it doesn’t make it any less painful or debilitating. For a lot of people traditional physiotherapy and massage therapy works well, but if it doesn’t don’t be discouraged… there is still hope! As a physiotherapist myself that has suffered from back pain,…

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Rectus Diastasis – Ab Separation: the Whys & Hows.

Rectus Diastasis – Ab Separation: the Whys & Hows.

A Rectus Diastasis is a separation in the 6-pack muscle, the rectus abdominis. How does it occur? It most often occurs during pregnancy. Sometimes it will spontaneously correct following birth, but it does not always. It can also occur with overstretch of abdominal musculature. Why is it a problem? There is no pain with this condition. However, the abdominal wall and the core will become weak. Your abdominals work with your pelvic floor, so a separation of your rectus abdominis…

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Maintaining a Healthy and Strong Pelvic Floor

Maintaining a Healthy and Strong Pelvic Floor

What is the Pelvic Floor? The pelvic floor is a set of muscles that spread across the bottom of the pelvic cavity like a hammock. The pelvic floor has three openings that run through it, the urethra, the vagina, and the rectum. The functions of the pelvic floor include: To support the pelvic organs, specifically the uterus, the bladder, and the rectum To help provide sphincter control for the bladder and bowel To withstand increases in pressure that occur in…

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