The dreaded cough…and other “stresses”

One of the issues I see regularly in clinic as a women's health physiotherapist is urinary stress incontinence. As stressful as incontinence can be, this type of incontinence is not related to emotional stress but rather a physical "stress" on the bladder caused by increases in abdominal and pelvic pressure. If you've ever coughed, sneezed,… Continue reading The dreaded cough…and other “stresses”

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Winter and Urinary Urgency

So...strange topic for a first post but since it may be relevant to some people given the winter season, I wanted to share my thoughts. We took a weekend trip to Melbourne recently at 22 weeks pregnant and being the start of June, the weather was quite cool. chilly. windy. Basically, I needed my big… Continue reading Winter and Urinary Urgency