Vaginismus and Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Image source: Tightly Wound an animated film about Vaginismus by Shelby Hadden & Sebastian Bisbal   Key points   Vaginismus is a condition characterised by the involuntary tightening of the pelvic floor muscles, the muscles around the opening of the vagina.   Women struggling with vaginismus find any sexual activity that involves vaginal penetration painful…

The link between sleep and healing

Malendure beach sunset, Guadeloupe One week into my holidays and I can already feel the stress leaving my body. My sleep has never been better and I have to say that it wasn’t hard! Guadeloupe is an amazing place ? I’m sleeping 9 hours a night without waking up, turning or going to the toilet.…

When should you have a pelvic floor assessment?

  Now that you know what a women’s health physiotherapist does, the question that follows is do you need to see one to help you with your symptoms? If you are struggling with symptoms such as the ones listed below, then you should consider seeing a women’s health physiotherapist. Bladder symptoms – peeing when sneezing,…

Women’s Health & Pelvic Physiotherapy

On my blog you can expect to read a lot of interesting and useful information about all the problems women spend their lives dealing with! This includes a long list of subjects I will be writing about including pelvic floor muscles, the bladder and bowels, sex, periods, pregnancy, childbirth and menopause.

How can a Women’s Health physiotherapist help you?

What does a women’s health physiotherapist do? This is by far the question I get asked the most and usually at the dinner table when I’m having a good time with friends. When I start to explain the long list of things we do, with a very open manner, some people find it embarrassing (usually men) and others find it very interesting (always women!) I must admit that prior to becoming a women’s health physiotherapist I used to feel very uncomfortable talking about things such as childbirth, bowel movements, periods and sex… but those days are long gone and I’m glad of it!