8 Aug 2017

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

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Did you know that 1 in every 3 women suffer from some bladder leakage? The International Continence Society defines SUI as “involuntary loss of urine on effort or physical exertion, or on sneezing or coughing”. SUI is the most common form of urinary incontinence and it occurs in activities that increase abdominal pressure such as […]

17 Jul 2017

Six Astonishing Facts About How Common Pelvic Organ Prolapse Really Is!

Current research suggests that Pelvic Organ Prolapse is unfortunately more common than we think. Research has shown that: Approximately 1 in 3 women will have a Stage 2-3 Pelvic Organ Prolapse Approximately 1 in 9 women will ultimately require surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse The risk of prolapse increases with age: Age 60 = 1 […]

20 Jun 2016

Improve Your Bottom Line…World Incontinence Week June 20-26 2016

This may seem like a strange thing to dedicate a whole week of the year towards! Did you know 1 in 4 people suffer from bladder and bowel incontinence and don’t realise there is a lot that can be done about it? Luckily there is a lot that can be done to help as it […]

17 Mar 2016

Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)

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What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is the lowering of any of the organs in the pelvic cavity including the bladder, bowel, uterus or intestines. Common Symptoms? POP is often associated with the feeling of heaviness or fullness in the vagina or even a bulge at the vaginal entrance. POP can bring […]

23 Jun 2015

Tell Someone Who Cares…World Incontinence Week June 22-28 2015

This may seem like a strange thing to dedicate a whole week of the year towards, however 1 in 4 people suffer from bladder and bowel incontinence and don’t realise there is a lot that can be done about it, BUT it won’t get better on its own! Bladder and bowel control problems are not […]

21 Mar 2014

Women’s Health Physiotherapy

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Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Our Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Bonnie, specialises in the management of conditions unique to women.

18 Oct 2013

Stress Urinary Incontinence: Not a Laughing Matter!

Stress Urinary Incontinence or SUI is defined by the International Continence Society as “involuntary loss of urine on effort or physical exertion, or on sneezing or coughing”. Many women may know it as leakage of urine when you laugh, cough, run, jump or even pick up your kids. 

27 Sep 2013

Get That Pelvic Floor Control Back!

Bladder leakage. Most people don’t want to admit to it, but a third of all women reading this suffers from it! The most common cause for leakage of urine in women is a weak pelvic floor, the muscle group which we know is very important yet a lot of us may not know why or […]