To Kegel or not to Kegel?

Posted as: Blog | Friday, 27 July 2018

To Kegel or not to Kegel?

To Kegel or not to Kegel? Many people think the answer to any pelvic floor issue is the famous Kegel exercise. But is it always this simple? First of all, a Kegel exercise consists of repeating a series of muscle contractions in an effort to strengthen the pelvic floor and support the organs. With proper… Continue reading
World Continence Week

Posted as: News | Friday, 22 June 2018

World Continence Week

Incontinence affects over 400 million people worldwide, but any leakage is not a normal part of aging – It can be helped! This World Continence Week, don’t be afraid to seek professional advice. You can email our designated Women’s Health address at womenshealth@proactivephysio.ca. Our physiotherapists also treat incontinence and other pelvic floor issues in men!… Continue reading
The Postpartum Runner

Posted as: Blog | Friday, 15 June 2018

The Postpartum Runner

Upon returning to running postpartum, many women struggle adjusting to their new bodies. There may be system imbalances, changes in running style, and even incontinence (“leaks”) to deal with. These setbacks, however, are not reason to give up sport. Often, retraining pelvic floor muscles is part of the solution. The pelvic floor muscles work together… Continue reading