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

Finding Hope: Setting Goals Is Not An Easy Task!

Persistent Pain: A Patient’s Perspective   This series of blogs are offered up by a patient of mine.  Ellen found herself struggling with significant dystonia and disability with regards to walking and generalized activities of daily living.

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What can I do to help? The power is in the details not the techniques!

As medical professionals, we often assume that by completing an assessment, defining the problem list and outlining our treatment goals, we will succeed in achieving the best outcome for our patients.   However, a thorough assessment is just a

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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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