May 14, 2020

Becoming a Mother

By |2021-03-11T06:52:53+00:00May 14th, 2020|

[CustomMeta]   My first child was born six years ago, and I remember that labour and birth well. It was empowering and exhilarating. It was also long, physically exhausting, and resulted in some tearing to my pelvic floor. I loved my baby instantly but, in the days [...]

May 8, 2020

Understanding Birth Trauma

By |2020-05-09T04:36:26+00:00May 8th, 2020|

Understanding Birth Trauma [CustomMeta]             There can be a lot of unknown factors when labour sets in and parents are getting ready for the birth of their child. It is a time of excitement, anticipation, and maybe even a little fear. What happens when the labour and [...]

May 5, 2020

Pine Health is Re-Launching Physiotherpy

By |2021-03-25T05:53:19+00:00May 5th, 2020|

Pine Health is Relaunching Physiotherapy Services! [CustomMeta]   With the Alberta Government announcing the Re-Launch Plan, physiotherapy services will be able to resume as early as May 4, as long as requirements set by the Chief Medical Officer and Physiotherapy Alberta (our licensing and regulatory body) are [...]

Apr 22, 2020

Urinary Incontinence: What You Need to Know

By |2021-03-25T05:52:31+00:00April 22nd, 2020|

Urinary Incontinence: What You Need to Know [CustomMeta] This impacts 3.3 million Canadians of all ages and gender1. It is defined as a complaint of involuntary loss of urine2.  It is important to note that urinary incontinence is not a disease but rather a symptom of something [...]

Mar 1, 2020

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What You Need to Know

By |2021-03-25T05:55:18+00:00March 1st, 2020|

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What You Need to Know [CustomMeta] Pelvic Organ Prolapse…To some women, these 3 words have little meaning. To others, these words may carry fear, discomfort and misunderstanding to name a few.   So, what is pelvic organ prolapse? Pelvic organ prolapse is a subjective [...]

Mar 1, 2020

What’s the 411 on Postpartum Belly Binding?

By |2021-03-25T05:56:48+00:00March 1st, 2020|

What's the 411 on Postpartum Belly Binding? [CustomMeta]     A very common question I get from the pregnant women I treat is about postpartum belly binding or wrapping. I don’t routinely recommend it. I’ve personally done it and not done it after my pregnancies. So, what [...]

Mar 1, 2020

Prenatal Physio Changed my Birth Recovery

By |2021-03-25T05:55:48+00:00March 1st, 2020|

Prenatal Physio Changed my Birth Recovery [CustomMeta] As I write this, I’m sitting with my seven-day-old infant on my chest, reflecting on the differences between his birth and that of my first-born. When my daughter was born in the spring of 2013, I had done a good [...]

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