Tag Archives: Incontinence

Incontinence and the pelvic floor

From West 4th Physiotherapy associate Jennifer Macpherson Jennifer MacPherson attended the Continence and Pelvic Floor Re-education in the Female Patient Course at Women’s Hospital recently. The course was put on by three very experienced pelvic floor physiotherapists named Pat Lieblich, Penny Wilson and Suzanne Thompson. “I found the course had an incredible amount of information. I also now understand  the huge need for pelvic floor physiotherapists to help identify women with pelvic floor issues ranging from stress incontinence to pelvic organ prolapse. I have realized the important role a physiotherapist … Read the rest of this post »

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Bladder health – Incontinence

  November is Incontinence Awareness Month  Do you leak urine when you cough, sneeze, or laugh?  Do you limit your time away from home, know where all the bathrooms are in the mall, and always go ‘just in case’?  Well you’re not alone.  Over 3.3 million Canadians experience urinary incontinence and ½ of women will experience problems with incontinence at some point in there lives.  Contrary to popular belief, there are many ways to manage, treat, and in many cases cure incontinence.  Due to embarrassment and the myth that incontinence … Read the rest of this post »

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