Lisa Flanders PT

Cesarean Birth

Physiotherapy after a Cesarean Birth

One of the most common myths I hear as a Women’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist is that women who have experienced a cesarean birth do not need pelvic floor physiotherapy as their pelvic floor “was not affected”. On the contrary, I HIGHLY recommend seeing a pelvic floor physiotherapist minimum 6 weeks postpartum regardless of whether you’ve experienced a vaginal or cesarean birth.

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Personal Lubricant

It’s Not TMI: Personal Lubricants

Let’s talk about personal lubricant. Lubricant is great for reducing vaginal dryness, which is highly necessary in the early post-partum period or with menopause. Lubricants come in a variety of forms, the most common being water-based options, followed by silicone and oil-based varieties. Choosing the type of lubricant that works best for you is primarily

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It’s Not TMI: The Difference Between a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Exam and a Pap Test

It’s Not TMI: The Difference Between a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Exam and a Pap Test

After Lisa Flanders’ post on A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Exam is NOT a Pap Test many questions came in asking about the difference. It’s Not TMI and if you have an idea for a future episode, Contact Us

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10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD SEE A PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

10 Reasons Why You Should See A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist

The number one question we get asked is “How do I know if I should see a pelvic floor physiotherapist”. The short answer is that all pelvic floor dysfunction should be evaluated and if you are not sure, having an evaluation and the education that accompanies can be invaluable.

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Your first visit

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy: What to Expect at Your First Visit

Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a branch of orthopaedic physiotherapy with the focus being on the muscles, joints, tendons, bones and organs found in and around the vagina and rectum.
I encounter so many wonderful questions regarding the first visit with a pelvic floor physiotherapist and what to expect, that I compiled them into one place.

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