It makes biological sense that sex is pleasurable; humans need to do it in order to survive as a species, so, the powers-that-be made it as enticing as possible. But what if things just don’t work? You can’t get an erection, there isn’t much sensation, or it feels quite painful? Did you know that 52% of men aged 40-70 suffer from some form of sexual dysfunction, although it is common amongst all ages! Yet in our modern Western society it is still considered a taboo topic.
“Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends.” – The Beatles.
At Vital Core Physiotherapy, we hope to help men with a variety of physical ailments. These can range from sore necks from carrying their newborns, post-op knee replacement stiffness, to our sponsored Norwood Flame basketballers, booking in to increase their explosiveness on the court. More uniquely, Vital Core Physiotherapy specialises in Pelvic Health, helping men with difficulties of bladder, bowel or sexual function.
Ankles are amazing! They have the ability tilt and twist all while allowing us to walk, run, jump and land on pretty much any surface safely. They have the perfect combination of mobility, stability, strength and power. Usually. Unfortunately though we ask just a bit too much of them and they become injured.
So, you have been told by your doctor that your knees are “bone-on-bone,” or your back pain just isn’t getting better. Or you know someone who has had a hip replacement, and feels great, but someone else who hasn’t recovered so well. Should you get that surgery – that fusion, arthroscopy, or replacement – or should you try a more conservative route?
Have you ever experienced low back pain? Do you want the good news? Nearly every person in the world experiences low back pain at some stage during their life and for most people the pain will settle fairly quickly (within a few weeks) and they just get on with their lives as before. There are many […]
by Physio Beatrice
Gluteal muscles, also known as “Glutes” are our buttock muscles, they consist of Gluteus Minimus, Gluteus Medius, and the Gluteus Maximus. These muscles play an incredibly important role in how we stand, sit, walk, run…basically most of our day-to-day activities.
by Physio Thomas
A patient came in today for his standard Clinical Rehab class. This patient had always had knee pain – his GP scans showed significant bone loss due to osteoarthritis, and his right knee was so constantly bad that he was awaiting surgery. Knee pain was now just part of his life, and was one of the dreadful parts of getting old.
Motivation to exercise or move regularly can be challenging, especially if we are sore or we’re just not very good at the exercise we’ve been prescribed. We all intend to do exactly what we need to do, yet so often we “fall off the wagon” and our commitment goes with it.
by Pelvic health physio Danae
The last few years have seen a spotlight shon on areas of womens healthcare. But for most men with pelvic pain or dysfunction, their needs are still left in the dark. Erectile dysfunction, chronic pain, incontinence or problems with toileting aren’t the typical topics of conversation around the pub. So where do you go? Who do you talk to?