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  1. Toilet Posture: Do Your Kids Dangle?

    Toilet posture for kids
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  2. Busting The Myths : Incontinence

    Busting The Myths : Incontinence

    One of the favourite TV shows in our house is Mythbusters. There is always great excitement when a myth is “busted ” and the more spectacularly the better. Personally I could watch it just for the mustachioed guys – they are so cool!

    Let’s look at some myths in the pelvic floor, incontinence, bladder and bowel world. I may not have a moustache but hopefully together we can bust some myths and help you get back in control of your bladder, bowel and pelvic health.
    Today we are myth busting incontinence. We will start with incontinence and in future blogs we will look at bladder, bowel, erectile dysfunction, prolapse, pelvic floor, pelvic exercises and more …if you have a topic you’d like the plain facts on – let me know

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  3. "A picture is worth a thousand words"

    Girl lying in bed watching videos on her phone

    Reading instructions can be boring and, sometimes, hard to understand or picture in your head.
    Even more difficult when you are trying to learn how to use a device or product designed for intimate use - like those we sell on Pelvic Floor Exercise. Asking questions about these types of products isn't always easy and not necessarily something you may feel comfortable doing over coffee with a friend (although we hope one day these topics won't be so taboo).

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  4. Bladder Prolapse

    Bladder prolapse diagram

    Bladder prolapse, also known as a cystocele or an anterior vaginal wall prolapse, occurs when the bladder pushes into the front wall of the vagina and is the most common form of pelvic organ prolapse due to there being less muscular support at the front of the pelvic floor. 

    Many women develop mild prolapse (particularly after pregnancy) and are unaware that they have it, this is termed non-symptomatic and it may never bother you. Some women can have a mild prolapse and feel very symptomatic.

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  5. Electrical Stimulation for Pelvic Health

    Electrical Stimulation for Pelvic Health

    Electrical Stimulation for Pelvic Health

    This year I launched my inaugral course, teaching the application of E-stim (NMES) and TENS  for pelvic health conditions to physiotherapists.

    I knew there was a need for this course from all the emails and calls I receive asking questions on how to use these modalities, but it has been met with such an overwhelming response I have been truly humbled.

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  6. Electrical Stimulation for Pelvic Health course feedback

    electrical stimulation for pelvic health physios

    Feedback from the Electrical Stimulation for Pelvic Health course with Fiona Rogers

    Wondering if this is the course for you? Here is some of the feedback from the first courses.

    Excellent course- exceeded my expectations. Really easy to understand and put into practice.

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  7. Bladder Urgency and Frequency

    Bladder urgency running to the toilet

    Before reading on if you want to know what bladder urgency and frequency is, have a look at the page about urgency and frequency in our resource section. Bladder urgency happens because, for many reasons, your bladder contracts when it shouldn't. The only time it should contract is when you give it permission to when you are on the loo or squatting behind a bush.

    Bladder urgency can rule your life but it doesn't need to. Here is how I explain it to my patients and a few strategies to help calm the bladder, once urgency has been diagnosed. However please ensure you have had a full medical check and been properly diagnosed prior to attempting any bladder training as there are some medical causes of frequency and urgency that need to be treated medically. 

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  8. How Blue is Your Loo?

    How Blue is Your Loo?

    No I am not asking if your loo is sad.
    I am asking if you use blue loo or similar to make your loo look and smell fresh?
    None of us like toilet smells and many of us use blue loo in the cistern or hang someting similar on the edge of the toilet bowl to keep things fresh.

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  9. The Story of the Organs Part 3: Bladder Prolapse

    The Story of the Organs Part 3: Bladder Prolapse

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  10. The Story of the Organs Part 1: Bowel Prolapse

    The Story of the Organs Part 1: Bowel Prolapse

     

    The material presented here is intended as an information source only. The information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters presented herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information. The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of the advice of a health care provider. Pelvic Floor Exercise does not accept liability to any person for the information or advice provided , or for loss or damages incurred as a result of reliance upon the material contained herein.

    © Fiona Rogers, Pelvic Floor Exercise all rights reserved

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