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Pelvic floor injuries during childbirth

For many women, childbirth is a wonderful experience. Everything goes well, and there are no issues. However there are number of women who experience trauma to the pelvic floor muscles, sustained during vaginal delivery. How many does this affect? We know that around...

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Period Repair Manual – Lara Briden

Book review, by Stephanie Jones. I really enjoyed this informative book by experienced Naturopathic Doctor, Lara Briden. Lara runs a clinic in Sydney, Australia. She treats women with PCOS, PMS and endometriosis, women suffering from pelvic pain, and women with a...

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Liz Childs talks about the pelvic floor

Continence Awareness Week 15-21 June 2020. In recognition of this we have made a video for Continence NZ, talking about the pelvic floor muscles: - where are they? - what is their function? - how do you know if you have a problem? - how can you strengthen these...

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Men have a pelvic floor too!

Many people are surprised when they learn men have pelvic floor muscles. Not only that, men can also have pelvic floor problems. Where are the pelvic floor muscles? The pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock that sits at the bottom of the pelvis. They extend from the...

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POP goes my pelvis!

This week’s blog is from a guest writer – Anya Morris. Anja, a fit and active woman, was devastated when she suddenly found herself with a prolapse. She soon realised there is a huge lack of awareness about prolapse, and how to access treatment. This prompted her to...

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Diaphragmatic Breathing – reduce stress and function better

Stress is a natural reaction to life experiences, and it affects us all. There are times however when things start to get a bit out of control. Right now with the devastating impacts around the world of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the changes all of us have been forced...

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