Pelvic Health

7 Reasons to Keep Up Pelvic Health During COVID-19

Almost every person has been affected by the new policies and requirements due to COVID-19. Most of you will find yourself at home and potentially even less motivated. This is not the time to slow down or even give up on your pelvic health. We’ve listed at least 7 important reasons why you should […]

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    Chronic Pelvic Pain: the role of Pelvic Health Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy in the treatment and management of symptoms

Chronic Pelvic Pain: the role of Pelvic Health Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy in the treatment and management of symptoms

FREE PELVIC PAIN SEMINAR!
• Are you a man or woman who has had pelvic pain lasting longer than 3 months?
• Is it painful to sit, move or have intercourse?
• Do you know that something isn’t right but everyone is telling you you’re ok?

Join Beth Albert Halford, Registered Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist and Lara Desrosiers, Registered […]

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    Occupational therapy and Psychotherapy to help treat chronic pelvic pain, post partum depression and anxiety

Occupational therapy and Psychotherapy to help treat chronic pelvic pain, post partum depression and anxiety

What is Psychotherapy?
Huh? Occupational Therapy AND Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy was declared a “Controlled Act” in Ontario in December, 2017. This means that only certain Regulated Health Professionals (Social Workers, Social Service Workers, Nurses, Physicians & Surgeons, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, AND Occupational Therapists) can offer this service.
Lara is regulated by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and […]

Occupational Therapy and Pelvic Health?!?!?

Occupational Therapy for your Pelvic Health

Occupational Therapy is coming to KW Pelvic Health and you may be asking yourself, what could an Occupational Therapist do to help me with my pelvic health?
The answer…lots of great things!

What is Occupational Therapy?
Illness, disability, pain or significant life transitions can disrupt our ability to engage in the life […]

FREE Incontinence Seminar!

• Are you 50-70 years old? Having difficulty making it to the bathroom in time?
• Are you waking more at night or avoiding social outings because of incontinence?

Beth Albert Halford and Nimmy Thomas, registered pelvic health physiotherapists from KW Pelvic Health in Elmira will be hosting a FREE information session on:

“BLADDER AND BOWEL CHANGES […]

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    Pelvic organ prolpase part 2: what you can do to help yourself

Pelvic organ prolpase part 2: what you can do to help yourself

In the previous blog post, pelvic organ prolapse: part 1, I got into what exactly is a prolapse, how it’s defined and what are some common signs and symptoms.  In this post, Pelvic organ prolpase part 2:  what you can do to help yourself, I am going to go over what are some causes […]

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Part 1

I see this all too often.  A client comes into the clinic and she’s been diagnosed by a health care practitioner with a pelvic organ prolapse.  And then she googles it.  And rightfully, gets very upset.  Whether that client is of child bearing age or post menopausal, the diagnosis can be terrifying.  In this […]

C-section tips

In this blog post, I’m going to go over some tips to make a C-section recovery a little bit easier and a little bit clearer.  Every delivery is a whirlwind with seemingly endless information thrown at you.   Whether your c-section was planned or not there are some pretty simple guidelines to follow that will […]

Rectus Diastasis: the ins and outs of a split stomach

Over the past few years, I’ve noticed an increase in the percentage of patients coming into the clinic with a concern of “a split abdominal muscle” or what we clinically refer to as a rectus diastasis (RD).  I think part of the increase is that their is much more awareness.  People are taking control of their […]

Pelvic floor dysfunction Part 2: Signs and symptoms

What are some signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction????  In part 1, I spoke about function of the pelvic floor and core and what may cause a weakness.  In this installment, I’ll go over the most common signs and symptoms that you may notice that could be potential indicators of pelvic floor dysfunction.

Urinary […]