PAINWeek in Vegas – My Highlights

PAINWeek in Vegas – My Highlights

To start, I would like to thank the group at Entropy Physiotherapy and the EPIC Scholarship for the amazing opportunity to attend PAINWeek 2018. What a week! I had the pleasure of spending five days in Las Vegas learning about pain and its clinical management in a...
Vaginismus

Vaginismus

Most people will cringe at the topic of today’s blog. And the main reason is probably because it has the dreaded “v-word” in it. It seems, using anatomical words can throw us for a loop. We feel like we have been caught talking dirty in some way. But far too few...
The Secret World of Pelvic Pain

The Secret World of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is often a world of secrets and subtleties. It can be confusing and alarming. Or it can be totally normalized. Pelvic pain can be disregarded by healthcare professionals or minimized by family, friends, and partners. It is deciding to not go out for a run...
The Connection Between Breath and the Pelvic Floor

The Connection Between Breath and the Pelvic Floor

Bandhas In yogic philosophy, our bodies have bandhas, or locks. We each have three of them, and one master lock for engaging all of them at once. In yoga, these locks are places of movement in the body that can be held or tightened to affect our energy. In the Western...
What’s the Core?

What’s the Core?

Here is my summary of most people’s experience with “the core.” You can easily find versions of this meme all over the internet. And isn’t it just spot on? Most people have a very hard time engaging their “core,” because they don’t know what the heck...