Part One of Two - The EPI-NO Childbirth Trainer birth birth prep childbirth trainer epi-no episiotomy labour pelvic floor perineal massage Oct 05, 2021

During childbirth, your pelvic floor muscles will be extensively stretched and it is common to experience tearing. With proper preparation, the likelihood of tearing can be reduced which can also play a role in preserving optimal function of this very important group of muscles. Weakened pelvic...

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Part TWO - EPI-NO Childbirth Trainer birth birth prep childbirth trainer epi-no episiotomy labour pelvic floor perineal massage Oct 05, 2021

How to Use the EPI-NO

The EPI-NO is made up of a silicone balloon that is attached to a pump with a gauge. On the gauge is a needle that registers movement. When you contract the needle moves up and when you relax, the needle returns to the starting position.

Insert the deflated balloon into the...

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Kegel & Pelvic Floor Exercise Programs for All Stages of Pregnancy 28 day challenge benefits of kegel exercise in pregnancy birth like a boss kegels pelvic floor pregnancy prepare to push Sep 29, 2021

Whether you are about to become pregnant or have just had a baby, we have developed a set of online courses that will help you strengthen your core to ease childbirth or help you recover faster post-pregnancy.

Prepare to Push™

Preparing for a big event is essential.  Would you run a...

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Kegels and Sensuality biofeedback core breath how do i find my pelvic floor muscles? kegels kegels and sensuality pelvic floor pelvic health physiotherapist youtube channel Aug 24, 2021

My name is Kim Vopni and I am known as the Vagina Coach.  Kegels are a huge part of what I preach.  My most recent book Your Pelvic Floor launched in March which covers A LOT about kegels and pelvic floor exercise.

In short, a Kegel is a contraction of the pelvic floor muscles but also...

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Exercises for Bruised Coccyx (Tailbone) bruised coccyx joints pelvic floor pelvic floor physical therapy physical health professional si joint tailbone pain Aug 20, 2021

A bruised coccyx or tailbone can be painful and can happen for many reasons, from an injury like a fall to our posture while we are sitting or standing. The medical term for a sore tailbone is coccydynia.

In a previous blog on tailbone pain exercises, we discussed the Wide Leg Child Pose, Side...

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Why women have Painful Sex (Dyspareunia) benefits painful pelvic floor physical therapist sex stress vaginismus Jun 28, 2021

It can be a tough conversation to start.  Often when patients raise the issue, “it” has been going on for a while.  I’m talking about painful sex.  It’s likely more common than you’d think, with estimates saying that nearly three out of four...

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Effective Kegel Exercises for Incontinence | The Vagina Coach buff muff exercises for incontinence incontinence kegel exercises kegels pelvic floor pelvic floor exercise pelvic floor exercises stress incontinence exercise stress urinary incontinence urge incontinence Sep 10, 2020

Have you been told to do kegel exercises to help with your incontinence?  Urinary incontinence in women is very common and kegel exercises are often the initial prescription but Kegel exercises are a bit of an elusive exercise that people know they should do but are never sure if they are...

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Can I Do Kegels On My Period? buff muff kegel exercises kegel mojo kegels menopause menstruating menstruation pelvic floor pelvic floor exercises pelvic floor physical therapy pelvic floor physiotherapy perimenopause period vagina coach women's health Mar 02, 2020

A Look at Pelvic Floor Exercise Throughout the Menstrual Cycle

While you may not feel like it, you absolutely can do kegels while on your period.  Your sense of motivation may be lower and your perception of ‘engaging’ the muscles may also be less but that doesn’t mean the...

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Constipation: The Pelvic Floor and Vaginal Villain castor oil constipation gut health pelvic floor poop Jan 20, 2020

Guest Post By: Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

Think back to a time where you’re hanging with your girls and the crowned joker of your crew (no, not the Batman villain) but the one that always has something funny to say, gets you to burst out laughing so hard it sounds like your howling, and then...

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Incontinence in Crossfit 28 day challenge core confidence exercises for incontinence pelvic floor pelvic floor physiotherapist Jan 06, 2020

Incontinence in CrossFit is a thing....a BIG thing and while there are things I really like about CrossFit, the acceptance of leaking urine as 'normal' or 'part of being the fittest woman on the planet' just doesn't sit well with me. 

I first heard about CrossFit over 10 years ago...

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