Pelvic Organ Prolapse (and Why Kegels Aren’t Enough)

Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) doesn't only happen to older women, and it happens more than you might think. In fact it is estimated that 50% of women of childbearing age will experience some level of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Sadly though it is rarely discussed, frequently dismissed as 'just the way it is after you have [...]

Women’s Health Physiotherapist Recommends MUTU System

I was delighted this week to be contacted by Women’s Health Physiotherapist at La Femme Physio in Kingston upon Thames, Claire Rutherford, who wrote: "...I am a clinical specialist in Women’s Health Physiotherapy and have been reading the great work you’ve been doing and all the sound advice you’ve been giving to women.  It’s great [...]

Pregnancy + Weight Loss | Is It Ever OK?

Pregnancy and weight loss are jarring concepts because you can’t deny your body food when you have a baby depending on you for its nutritious breakfasts, lunches and dinners! The ideal is that you start pregnancy at a healthy weight and maintain that over three trimesters, gaining up to around 35 pounds, steadily, as your [...]

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Diastasis Recti | The Muscles

Diastasis Recti | The Muscles Diastasis Recti is the separation of the 2 parts of the rectus abdominis muscle as the collagen tissues of the Linea Alba and Linea Semiluniaris (mid-line connective tissue) are stretched and weakened. This image shows what happens to your abdominal muscles when diastasis recti occurs. Diastasis recti muscle [...]