Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy: 5 Helpful Tips for Bladder Prolapse Management


5 Helpful Tips for Bladder Prolapse Management The bladder is an organ that is supported by ligaments, muscles, fascia, and soft connective tissue.  These structures enable the bladder to maintain its position within the pelvic cavity.  Bladder prolapse may occur when any part of the pelvic organ support system is compromised.   As a result, the [...]

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy: 5 Helpful Tips for Bladder Prolapse Management2019-12-19T11:12:29-05:00

Pelvic floor Physiotherapy- Perineal Massage in Pregnancy


Perineal Massage in Pregnancy I am very frequently asked by my pregnant clients if and when they should start perineal massage.  Perineal massage during the last few weeks of pregnancy is a manual stretching technique that is believed to help improve the elasticity and flexibility of the perineal area, thereby decreasing muscular resistance to stretch [...]

Pelvic floor Physiotherapy- Perineal Massage in Pregnancy2019-12-19T11:12:43-05:00

Prostatitis- Pelvic Floor Therapy


Treating “Prostatitis” By  Guest Blogger, Scott Everson, Owner Busy Bee Fitness Chronic Pelvic Pain syndrome, otherwise known as “chronic prostatitis”, just can’t seem to escape the dark ages of consensus in the medical community. It’s far from a rare condition – reportedly accounting for approximately 25% of urological consultations in some countries and affecting [...]

Prostatitis- Pelvic Floor Therapy2018-12-03T12:10:46-05:00

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy


What Do The Pelvic Floor Muscles Actually Do? Anyone who knows me well knows that I absolutely LOVE to talk about the function of the pelvic floor muscles.  I make a point of explaining the role of the pelvic floor muscles to each and every one of my clients so that they may fully [...]

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy2018-12-03T12:11:32-05:00

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy- Lubricants


These days, it is much more likely that you will come across a shelf full of various personal lubricants at your local pharmacy and even the grocery store. The question is….do you need it? A recent UK survey discovered that out of 2000 women over the age of 55 who reported vaginal dryness or dyspareunia [...]

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy- Lubricants2019-12-19T11:17:01-05:00

ALPHA Health Services has a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist on staff that can deal with Menopause and Your Pelvic Health


Often when one thinks of menopause, it is commonly associated with hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and unexpected weight gain due to a slower metabolism. Have you ever pondered what affect menopause has on your pelvic floor muscles and their function? Menopause is a stage in every woman’s life when the ovaries start to [...]

ALPHA Health Services has a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist on staff that can deal with Menopause and Your Pelvic Health2019-12-19T11:06:02-05:00

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy- postpartum.


How can pelvic floor physiotherapy help YOU after giving birth to your child? Ever since you have had your baby, do you worry about leaking when you cough, sneeze or laugh? Do you find yourself running to the bathroom more frequently because you are worried that you may not be able to hold it? Do you notice [...]

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy- postpartum.2019-12-19T11:19:08-05:00

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy – Leeanna Maher


Meet Leeanna Maher, Registered Physiotherapist, and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist. Leeanna brings to her practice experience, knowledge, and a passion to get her patients better. Leeanna is truly one of a kind, her genuine care, intelligence, and expertise, sets her apart. Get to know Leeanna a bit better… Why did you become a Physiotherapist?
 From a [...]

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy – Leeanna Maher2019-12-19T11:19:21-05:00

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT: the facts!


Pregnancy- an exciting/stressful/emotional/exhausting/exhilarating time. A time when it is imperative to feel the support by those around you. A time to build a team of health professionals working with you that bring knowledge, empathy, and strategies to your care. A time to make sure your obstetrician, your midwife, your doula, your friends and family, and [...]

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT: the facts!2019-12-19T11:22:23-05:00