What is SI Joint Pain? causes joints kegel and pelvic floor exercises pelvic floor dysfunction physical therapist pregnancy sacroiliac si joint pain therapeutic exercises Jun 23, 2021

The overlooked pelvis problem that may be contributing to lower back pain.

A common location for pain described as ‘low back pain’ is in the SI Joints. The SI joints support the weight of your upper body, distributing it across the pelvis. They act as shock absorbers and reduce the...

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Why does my Tailbone Hurt? coccydynia floor injury pain pelvic release tailbone tailbone pain trauma Jun 17, 2021

Tailbone pain is pain that occurs in or around the bony structure at the bottom of the spine (coccyx) It can be caused by trauma to the coccyx during a fall, prolonged sitting on a hard or narrow surface, degenerative joint changes, or vaginal childbirth. It is often tied to tension in the back...

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Help For Tailbone Pain coccydynia coccyx injury exercises coccyx pain pelvic floor pain pelvic girdle pain pelvic pain pelvis tailbone tailbone pain Jun 07, 2021

A common complaint from my clients - especially those who have had children and who sit all day, is what can I do to relieve my tailbone pain?

Tailbone pain can occur for many reasons.  It is often closely tied to tension in the back part of the pelvic floor muscles.  Tension can...

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Importance of Having a Fit Pregnancy birth prep labor exercises pregnancy exercises pregnancy fitness prenatal education prenatal fitness prepare to push May 23, 2021

In my experience working with expectant mothers, pregnant women are looking for information and want to find out how they can stay in healthy shape during their pregnancy. They want to know what kind of exercises are best to do and to avoid. They want to stay healthy and strong but...

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Tailbone Pain Exercises & Coccyx Injury Exercises are pelvic floor exercises safe during pregnancy? coccyx injury exercises coccyx pain pelvic floor muscles pelvic floor release exercises tailbone pain May 19, 2021

What can I do about Tailbone Pain?

The tailbone or coccyx is a non-functional tail in the human body. It is located at the bottom of the spine, and is one of the attachment points for the pelvic floor muscles. Tension in the pelvic floor, childbirth, falls on the tailbone, and even sitting...

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Post-Op Recovery Week 7 - Rectocele Repair - Prolapse Surgery Check In With My Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist pelvic organ prolapse prolapse prolapse surgery rectocele rectocele repair rectocele surgery Feb 01, 2021
MY LIFT WAS BETTER!!
 
I saw my pelvic floor physio today and was so happy with what she said!
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Before my rectocele surgery I struggled with the lift part of a Kegel and my goal for first appointment after surgery was for my physio to tell me that my lift improved...and it did!!
I...
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Post-Op Recovery Week 6 - Rectocele Repair - Prolapse Surgery pelvic organ prolapse post-op recovery prolapse prolapse surgery rectocele repair rectocele surgery Jan 25, 2021
It has been 6 full weeks since my rectocele surgery and I feel really good!
 
Late in my 5th week and for most of the 6th week I was wearing a pelvic floor support garment by Braceability that helped a lot when I was out for my walks and when I was standing for longer periods.
 
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Post-Op Recovery Week 5 - Prolapse Surgery - Rectocele Repair pelvic organ prolapse post-op recovery prolapse prolapse surgery rectocele rectocele repair Jan 18, 2021

As I write this I am at the tail end of week 5 post-op.  Tomorrow will be the 6 week mark but technically 6 weeks will end on Monday the 25th.

My prolapse symptoms are gone but I am struggling with how weak I feel.  I recently reviewed my DUTCH test results and it showed that my...

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Post-Op Recovery Week 4 - Rectocele Repair - Prolapse Surgery are pelvic floor exercises safe during pregnancy? core confidence program pelvic organ prolapse post-op recovery prolapse rectocele rectocele repair rectocele surgery Jan 06, 2021

Week 4 was definitely easier than week 3.  I was less stressed and stopped over-analyzing every little sensation.  My good friend and pelvic floor physio Julia reminded me that sensations are good - they are a sign that the body is adapting and healing.

Exercise
I continue to be very...

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Post-Op Recovery Week 3 - Rectocele Repair - Prolapse Surgery post-op recovery rectocele rectocele repair rectocele surgery Dec 29, 2020

This week has been the hardest.  This week I have been obsessing about every little sensation and wondering if everything is ok?

Did I break it?

What was that?

Is it my bladder?

Have I done the right thing?

That is balanced out by me showing gratitude to my body and feeling like everything...

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