Why is my Pelvic Floor So Important?
Your pelvic floor supports your bladder, bowel, and uterus, and gives you control over when you empty your bladder and bowel. Having a weak pelvic floor makes it harder...MORE
A Physiotherapist’s Perspective
It is great to be seeing an emphasis on information and education for pre and post partum women. We all understand the significance of exercise to maintain weight and...MORE
What’s Not Normal?
A POST-PARTUM CHECKLIST FOR SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR: Ongoing back, pelvis, groin or abdominal pain. Leaking urine, gas or stool with laughing, coughing, jumping, sneezing, lifting, walking, running, etc....MORE
What do the Books Say?
Overall there is evidence for widespread recommendation for pelvic floor muscle training for women and for stress and urge mixed incontinence. This program should consist of (1) A trial...MORE
How To for Pelvic Floor Exercises
Pelvic floor muscle training exercises can strengthen the muscles under the uterus, bladder and bowel. They can help both men and women who have bladder and bowel control problems....MORE
Orthopaedic Manual Therapy: What is it?
The profession of Physiotherapy or Physical Therapy has a number of specialized areas of practice. Orthopaedic Manual Therapy is one such specialized area. The International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative...MORE
Mobilization & Manipulation
Are They the Same Thing? Mobilization and manipulation are terms that have become interchangeable. The lack of a clear definition of these terms often results in communication problems and...MORE
Leading Change: Why Not Physiotherapy?
Fred Horne, former Alberta Minister of Health and Member, CPA Board of Directors As Canada approaches its 150th birthday, we will quite rightly celebrate our proud history of providing...MORE
Incontinence is a prevalent health condition that is rarely discussed as people living with the condition are often embarrassed to discuss it with their healthcare providers; for many it...MORE