Kaaiaa Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
    Can perineal massage prevent/reduce tearing during delivery?

    Perineal massage is a technique that is typically started during the last four to six weeks of pregnancy, and it involves gently stretching and massaging the perineum (the area of skin between the vaginal opening and the anus) in order to increase its flexibility and elasticity. The goal is to reduc...

    15.03.23 12:22 PM - Comment(s)
    Pregnancy related aches + pains

    Pregnancy can put a lot of pressure on the pelvic floor muscles and tissues, leading to the development of various pelvic floor conditions. These conditions can develop at different stages of pregnancy, from the first trimester to the third trimester. Here are some common pregnancy-related pelvic fl...

    14.03.23 12:13 PM - Comment(s)
    All about pessaries (for prolapse)

    A pessary is a medical device that is used to support the pelvic organs in women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). It is a flexible, often silicone, device that is inserted into the vagina to help lift the organs and provide additional support for the pelvic floor muscles.

    The use of a pessary can be...

    13.03.23 11:52 AM - Comment(s)
    Prolapse (Symptoms + Types)

    Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition that occurs when the connective tissues and muscles that support the pelvic organs weaken and stretch, causing the organs to drop down into the vaginal canal. This is a common condition that affects many women, particularly those who have had multiple vagin...

    12.03.23 11:44 PM - Comment(s)
    Guidelines for Positioning during Labour and Delivery
    People usually want to know what the best way to push and deliver is. Guidelines have been developed by all major organizations, which we share with you below, so you may make an informed decision regarding your birth plan and wishes.
    1. World Health Organization (WHO)

    The WHO recommends that women shoul...

    11.03.23 10:34 AM - Comment(s)
    Men's Health: Chronic Non-Bacterial Prostatitis aka CPPS

    Chronic non-bacterial prostatitis (CNBP) is a condition characterized by persistent inflammation of the prostate gland, without any evidence of bacterial infection. It is also referred to as chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). CNBP affects men of all ages and can cause significant discomfort and pa...

    10.03.23 08:36 PM - Comment(s)
    Cancer Can Affect Your Pelvic Floor Health!

    Cancer is a complex and devastating disease that can affect various parts of the body, including the pelvis. Pelvic health issues can also arise as a result of cancer treatment, particularly in the pelvic region. In this article, we will explore the link between cancer and pelvic health issues and d...

    09.03.23 06:12 PM - Comment(s)
    Unraveling Hard Flaccid Syndrome (Men's Health)

    Hard Flaccid Syndrome (HFS) is a condition that affects the male pelvic area. It is characterized by a hardening of the penis, with a loss of sensation and erectile function. HFS can have a severe impact on a man's sexual health, self-esteem, and overall quality of life. In this article, we will exp...

    09.03.23 03:53 PM - Comment(s)
    Happy International Women's Day!

    On International Women's Day, it is important to acknowledge the progress that has been made in women's health in Canada and also recognize the challenges that women still face.

    In recent years, Canada has made significant progress in women's health. The country has implemented policies to improve ac...

    08.03.23 01:15 PM - Comment(s)
    Causes of Pelvic Pain during Pregnancy

    Pelvic pain during pregnancy is a common condition that can affect many women. It can range from mild discomfort to severe pain and can be caused by a variety of factors. Understanding the causes of pelvic pain during pregnancy can help you manage your symptoms and ensure a healthy pregnancy. Here a...

    08.03.23 01:02 AM - Comment(s)