Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in the Olympic Games 2016 Rio de Janeiro/Brazil

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

Empowering the Mamas

Becoming a mother is loaded with an immense amount of change, both physically and emotionally. While a woman starts a new relationship with her body, she is also creating a connection with a vastly transformed identity and a tiny little human.  Life as she knew it is no longer, and there are real feelings that … More Empowering the Mamas

You’re Not Alone! Pelvic Floor Weakness Affects Many Women

Hello all, I wanted to share this article as I am aware that so many women still feel that they are part of a small group suffering from pelvic floor weakness and do not realize just how many other women are affected! As part of a women’s health PT protocol, it’s important to focus on … More You’re Not Alone! Pelvic Floor Weakness Affects Many Women

“Oh yeah, I can do those Kegels . . . cool, no problem”

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”

Physical Therapy For Improved Functionality In Daily Living

While you are reading this – take a nice deep breath in. Now exhale. Feels great, right? Although proper breathing feels great, chances are that you hold your breath throughout the day without even realizing it, especially while concentrating, or performing actions such as lifting, reaching and pulling. Almost all individuals have a tendency to … More Physical Therapy For Improved Functionality In Daily Living