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3 Reasons to see a pelvic floor physiotherapist (2022)

A pelvic floor physiotherapist is a must-see if you’re experiencing pelvic floor symptoms. You may also find it useful to see how you are healing after giving birth, hysterectomy, or prolapse surgery.  They have many, many talents but I’m going to focus on 3 reasons why seeing a pelvic floor physio is an awesome thing

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Why hire a personal trainer to help with pelvic floor issues?

When I first started working as a personal trainer in Leamington Spa, I didn’t foresee myself specialising in pelvic health.  I did however see that women were being trained the same as men. Without reference to their pelvic health, menstrual cycle, nutritional needs or relationship with food and their body.  As my business has evolved,

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How to fix pelvic organ prolapse

Many of the programmes, gadgets or blogs you may read about online, will focus on how to fix pelvic organ prolapse. For example;  “Here’s how I healed my prolapse and you can too!” “Best exercise program to naturally heal a prolapse” “This device has helped xx women reverse their prolapse”  I am in no doubt

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What are the best exercises for prolapse? (2022)

A super common question I am asked is “what are the best exercises for pelvic organ prolapse?”. Here’s the thing, it may not be a list of safe or unsafe exercises for prolapse. Instead, here are some different ways to think about the best exercises for prolapse which help empower versus fear-monger.  Do pelvic floor

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How to manage prolapse symptoms at work

Talking about your pelvic health or prolapse symptoms at work can be challenging. This blog is based on an Instagram live between Beth Davies and Sharon Oakley. Sharon shares her experience of talking about her pelvic health in her workplace. Plus some tips from Beth as to how to manage pelvic health and prolapse symptoms

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Can I lift weights with prolapse? (client story 2021)

Can I lift weights with prolapse is such a common question! I get asked it so frequently that I thought I’d illustrate it with a client story.  This wonderful client was referred to me by the lovely, Nicola Mulkeen who is a pelvic health phyiotherapist in the Midlands.  The client is a Crossfitter who developed

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Running with prolapse – Your checklist (2021)

A question I am often asked is ‘can I run with prolapse?’ I absolutely believe you can, and have helped many clients to get there. But here’s the thing, running with prolapse isn’t just about the pelvic floor, it’s about the whole body (and mind!).  Here’s my checklist to help you get back to running

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Do pelvic floor exercises help heal pelvic organ prolapse?

Ahh this is a huge question from those experiencing pelvic organ prolapse! And one that comes with an “it depends” answer.  Sorry! That old chestnut!  Pelvic floor exercises (also known as Kegels) are a great starting point to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles. However, they may not be appropriate for everyone.  For those experiencing a

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Why gratitude can be hard when you have pelvic organ prolapse

Here’s why gratitude can be tricky if you’re experiencing prolapse symptoms.  Because the message you may have heard is…. “Feel grateful your baby is healthy” “Feel grateful it didn’t do more damage” “Feel grateful you didn’t need to push/have a c section” (delete as appropriate) It’s ok to feel conflicted around feeling grateful It’s ok

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How to own your 6 week post natal check with your GP

The 6 week GP check and sign off is often viewed as a green light for all pre pregnancy activities to resume.    Right?   Not so fast….   This check up is often as vague as it gets. Which is why it’s a poor metric for you to be signed off for exercise.  

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Is your pelvic floor too tight?

Tight pelvic floor muscles are a thing! Are you doing all the squeezing and lifting for your pelvic floor and still finding one or more of the following symptoms? Leaking during exercise or sneezing or laughing Little relief from your prolapse symptoms Things are a little uncomfortable during sex Stiffness or tightness in your lower

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