As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true? Performing impact sports such as running or gymnastics can fatigue the pelvic floor muscles that hold the pelvis together and support the pelvic organs. Pelvic floor muscles must be strengthened and work together with the abdominals and deep back muscles. … More As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?
We asked women to send us their most frequently asked questions about bladder issues and leakage . . . so by popular demand, here they are! The answers here are brief. For a more in-depth look at these issues, use our search tool to find specific blog posts on topics such as, “frequent urination”, “stress … More Why Didn’t I Know That 1 In 4 Women Leak?
Planning a pregnancy, currently pregnant or in the early stages of parenting? The Nurture RVA Birth and Baby Fair brings together expecting and new families with the care providers, businesses, and organizations that serve families during this exciting and challenging life transition. This year’s Nurture Birth & Baby Fair promised an amazing mix of passionate … More Nurture RVA Birth & Baby Fair 2017
Healthy Bladder Habits for the Active Woman: Understanding Causes and How to Change … More Healthy Bladder Habits for the Active Woman: Understanding Causes and How to Change
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
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!”
Come support us with your vote on February 24th as we present our Postpartum Strong® program to the public! Richmond Public Library – Main Branch – 101 E Franklin St February 24th, 2016 Doors Open to the public at 6:00pm (please arrive early!) Speakers start promptly at 7:00pm (*more event information) ____________________________________________________________ … More Come Support Postpartum Strong®!