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  1. The Story of the Organs Part 2: Uterine Prolapse

    The Story of the Organs Part 2: Uterine Prolapse

     

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  2. Are your pelvic organs strapped in for the ride?

    Are your pelvic organs strapped in for the ride?
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  3. The Ins and Outs of Pelvic Floor Electrodes- FAQ

    The Ins and Outs of Pelvic Floor Electrodes- FAQ

    How do I know if an electrode is compatible with my machine?

    All of the internal / insertable  electrodes we sell on Pelvic Floor Exercise are compatible with all of the machines we sell (stimulation and EMG)
    Electrodes couple to a machines leads via 'male' and 'female' connections. The male connection is a pin and the female connection is recessed. The male fits into the female ( wonder where that came from?)
    Most electrodes have pins which fit into the lead which in turn connects to the machine.

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  4. Uterine Prolapse

    Uterine Prolapse

    UTERINE and VAGINAL VAULT PROLAPSE

    Uterine prolapse occurs when the uterus slides down the vagina. It can be felt as the cervix sitting lower than it should in the vagina. 
    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.

    Prolapses (uterus, bladder, bowel)  are generally given grades or stages based on how far the organ has moved down or into the vagina from its original position.
    There are, however, different opinions as to whether we should use these terms as they are slightly arbitary and what is 'normal' has yet to be properly established. As mentioned, some women can have a prolapse and be unaware of it, others are very aware. For many, these differences in awareness can fluctuate throughout the day as well, depending on what you have been doing. A 'grade 2' prolapse

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  5. How is YOUR Toilet Technique?

    How is your toilet technique?

    Easy right ? You sit on the loo and …. well, just go don’t you ? NO !

    Many pelvic floor problems are either caused, or made worse by, poor toilet posture and poor pushing. In fact, let’s leave the word pushing out of it altogether as it makes you want to strain and think that pushing or bearing down is the normal “way to go “.

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  6. Which Vaginal Dilators do I Choose?

    vaginismus vaginal dilators

    is a frequently asked question, not only by customers but also by health professionals who want to know the best set to recommend for their patients.
    Let's start by looking at what conditions you might use vaginal dilators or trainers for and then look at the differences in the available sets.

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  7. Get to know your women's health physio...A few moments with Marika Hart

    Get to know your women's health physio...A few moments with Marika Hart

    What is your current position?

    I am a musculoskeletal physiotherapist and pilates instructor. I run 2 businesses (yes, I must be crazy!).
    Dynamic Strength Physiotherapist is my business here in Perth, teaching pregnancy and postnatal pilates and education.
    Herasphere is my online business, providing great information in the form of blogs and interviews related to health and wellness in pregnancy and beyond. We have very recently launched our Pregnancy Club, which is an online program of education and exercise for women who are pregnant!  I think this is fabulous for those who cannot attend classes in person due to location, shift work, small children to look after etc!

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  8. Elvie - Are you exercising right for your pelvic floor ?

    Elvie - Are you exercising right for your pelvic floor ?

    23rd - 29th May is Exercise Right Week here in Australia , a great initiative of ESSA, the professional association for Exercise Physiologists.

    In my clinic I work with some fabulous exercise physiologists who are passionate about assisting our patients with their rehabiliatation progams to get them back to a healthy and active lifestyle.
    I am also very lucky that several of them have an interest in women's health and work closely with me, keen to be working in a pelvic floor safe way with our mutual patients as well as taking my rehab programs to the next level which is their area of expertise.

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  9. Feedback From Michelle Lyons Courses in Australia

    Feedback From Michelle Lyons Courses in Australia

    Feedback From Michelle Lyons Courses in Australia

    Here is some of the feedback we received from the courses Michelle ran in Australia in 2015:

    • Thanks so much Fiona. The course was so great. I must admit that when I had a look at the course notes, I was worried that I wouldn't learn much new, but I learned so much. Michelle is amazing.
    • It was a great course!
    • Thank you very much for arranging the wonderful Michelle Lyons course at Dubbo!
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  10. Get to know your women's health physio...A few moments with Jenny Phillips

    Get to know your women's health physio...A few moments with Jenny Phillips

    What is your current position?

    I am a Physiotherapist at Move Physiotherapy and Pilates in Adelaide. I am in charge of all of the Women’s Health workload at the clinic, and also run Pilates classes (studio and mat) and do some general musculo-skeletal work as well.

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