Menopause is a normal part of aging. However there are a number of ‘symptoms’ that can be problematic to women. Knowing what to do is important to ensure a healthy active ageing.
Let’s take a moment to focus on our bladder habits! Here at Vital Core we want to help educate you about all of your body so you can enjoy life and not have problems getting in the way. Just as you may fall and hurt your knee on the netball court and come into see a physio here at Vital Core, we want you to be aware that if you’re not able to hold your wee with a cough or a sneeze or laugh it’s time to come into see one of our trained Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists to address this issue. As stress urinary incontinence is common it is by no means normal.
At Vital Core Physiotherapy we are passionate about looking after mums during and after their pregnancies. Therefore it’s no surprise that one of the most common conditions we treat is Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP).
There are so many different stages of a woman’s life and each provides it’s own unique physical challenges. A physiotherapist who is expert in these stages can make the world of difference.
Incontinence is more common than many health issues we regularly seek professional assistance for. However it is not normal. Most importantly in the vast majority of cases it is treatable without surgery.
So what are the facts about the impact of peri menopausal health on running?What do you need to mindful of when running through menopause?
A recent study in the UK found that nearly half of British women could not correctly identify the vagina on a diagram of the female reproductive system. I’m not surprised, given little girls seem to be taught to refer to their visible ‘bits’ as a vagina, rather than as the vulva. Note – your gynae […]