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These are updates and blog posts from the Pelvic Health Solutions staff.

Our Core – It’s Really Just Piston Science – Part 4

The Neuromuscular Connection   In the previous blog posts exploring Julie Wiebe’s online course, I have written about the diaphragm as being the driver of the core system, the importance of postural positioning to optimize the potential for c

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Our Core – It’s Really Just Piston Science – Part 3

Julie Wiebe’s Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations Online - Part 3   In the previous blog posts I have tried to shed some light on Julie Wiebe’s course entitled Piston Science for Adult Populations. Blog 1 and Blog 2 have loo

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Our Core – It’s Really Just Piston Science – Part 2

Julie Wiebe’s Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations Online - Part 2   In Part 1 of this series, I spoke about Julie Wiebe’s Piston Science course and introduced the need to explore the function of the diaphragm first when look

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Our Core – It’s Really Just Piston Science, Part 1

Julie Wiebe’s Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations Online   As a pelvic floor physiotherapist, I continue to advocate for a greater understanding of the mechanical faults in the body which compound to ultimately cause pelvic fl

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Let’s Put The Pelvic Floor back In The Body, and Take a Whole-Person Approach To Rehab

By Carolyn Vandyken and Nicola Robertson   I opened my inbox last week to find yet another email from a physiotherapist sharing with me how moving into pelvic floor physiotherapy saved her career. Ready to leave the profession, disenchanted wit

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Pregnancy-Related DRA: Top Five Updated Insights!

The discussion points in this blog are based on the findings of a recent Canadian study co-lead by Dr. Sinéad Dufour (McMaster Univeristy, Ontario) and Stéphanie Bernard (Laval University, Quebec)[1].   1) Determining the “gap” between th

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#Anti-fragile: First quarter “pearls” 2017

The first quarter of 2017 has included an exciting array of courses that have taught me a lot. For someone who graduated in 1986, that is an amazing statement all by itself!   Theme of this quarter: #antifragile. Read on!   There is

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