Scenario . . . A new mom has given birth to a healthy baby boy. She is about 6 weeks post-delivery and has been able to lose her pregnancy weight fairly quickly . . . all except for that stubborn stomach area that seems to just poke out. She feels like she is several … More “Why do I still look pregnant?”
Cristiane Carboni, ICS Physiotherapy Committee member, recently interviewed the pelvic floor physiotherapy team that will be attending the Olympic games 2016. This team of specialists will be providing therapy for the pelvic floor muscles of the Olympic athletes. ‘They are an amazing group!” said Christiane, “and we are so pleased that they have taken the … More Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in the Olympic Games 2016 Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
Having a baby is a joyful time, but can also be stressful. Every mother’s experience is different, so there is no surefire way to make sure everything will go the way that you want or expect it to. This story examines several ways to naturally ease stress as you acclimate to your new normal, however. … More 5 Tips to Ease Stress after Delivery
Q: What was your awareness of how your body worked before having kids? A: “I guess I would say I was pretty aware. I’ve always been a health conscious person . . . keep track of what’s going on. I’m in the medical field, so I’m health oriented. I was exercising and had lost a … More “Why Don’t More Women Know About This!”
ICS, International Continence Society, is a registered charity with a global health focus with strives to improve the quality of life for people affected by urinary, bowel and pelvic floor disorders by advancing basic and clinical science through education, research and advocacy. Cora Huitt, PT, DPT, BCB-PMD, attended ICS’s 2015 Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada. … More ICS 2015, Montreal – International Continence Society
“After I had my second child, I really had a lot of pain in my pelvic floor . . . and I wouldn’t really know how to describe what I was feeling because it was new to me. I didn’t really have the same kind of pain the first time that I had my child. … More Every Woman Should Know . . .
Q: What was your awareness of your pelvic floor before having children? “You know, I felt like I had a pretty good grasp of what’s in the pelvic floor and how my body worked. Going into it . . . I thought I knew what I was doing.” Q: What was the biggest change after giving … More “Oh yeah, I can do those Kegels . . . cool, no problem”