A pessary for prolapse

If you are a woman who has been diagnosed with a prolapse, then a pessary and some pelvic floor muscle training is likely to be your best first option, before you have surgery. But what is a pessary and where do you get one? One of the qualified pelvic floor physiotherapist at Flex Rehabilitation Clinic can help. Read more

The hidden pain that men don't talk about

Men suffering with pelvic pain can see many specialists without getting an understanding of what is wrong. Often the pelvic floor muscles inside the pelvis go into spasm and cause havoc with all the functions that should be pleasurable - urination, defaecation, sex. There's help available! Read more

Preventative Health Care

It is truly amazing what a regular exercise program can do for our health! I'm particularly excited about how exercise can prevent us getting so many chronic diseases - but it makes sense. We are designed to move and our sedentary lifestyle is killing us! Read more

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Vaginal prolapse is even more common than urinary incontinence but I find that not many women know about training the pelvic floor muscles to help a prolapse. That's what the international recommendations now state - and to do it before considering surgery. I don't mean just a few little "squeezes" - great new research shows that an exercise program supervised by a qualified Pelvic Floor Physio can help many women. There's more to doing these exercises correctly than meets the eye! You have to get it right to make a difference. And trimming that waist line will help. Read more

Pelvic Pain, Posture and the Pelvic Floor Muscles

Persistent pelvic pain is often related to tense tight pelvic floor muscles inside the pelvis. But most people have no idea that these muscles can be too tight. Aren't we all meant to be tightening and strengthening them to help bladder control and improve sex? A tight "core" is a good thing - or is it? Read more