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Paige Genova

Pelvic Pain: Beyond Diaphragmatic Breathing

By Paige Genova Pelvic Health Occupational Therapist, PRT Therapist  Now, don’t get me wrong. I love teaching my patients diaphragmatic breathing as a tool to help stimulate their vagus nerve and “downtrain” their nervous system. However, it is just a small piece of a bigger puzzle when it comes to pelvic pain treatment interventions. For a subgroup of people dealing with pelvic pain, they have what is called “Neuroplastic Pain.” […]

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Nisha Patel

Why We Lengthen Before We Strengthen

By Nisha Patel Pelvic Health Physiotherapist The piece of advice that my clients find most surprising in my practice revolves around a fundamental principle: before we strengthen your pelvic floor, we focus on lengthening it. In fact, strengthening might not even be necessary in certain cases.  Allow me to explain. Pelvic floor muscles function much like any other muscles in our bodies; there’s a delicate balance between their length and

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Aliya Dhalla

Why Your Breath Is So Important For Pelvic Health

By Aliya Dhalla Pelvic Health PT, Educator & Coach A recent study of over 25,000 women revealed that 32% of them experienced at least one pelvic floor disorder. Issues like incontinence, strong urges, and prolapse are so very common yet people feel lost, blind-sided, and confused when they experience them for the first time.  As a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist, I hear this all the time in my clinic and in

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