Osteoporosis, a systemic skeletal disease, is characterised by low bone mass and bone tissue deterioration resulting in increased fragility of the bone and susceptibility to injury
A hiatus (hiatal) hernia occurs when the upper part of the stomach bulges through a diaphragm.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Irish men and the second most common overall, above breast cancer.
50% of women will have, at some point of their life, some signs or symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). But what is it?
Finding your pelvic floor contraction can be challenging.
The aim of this article is to increase awareness surrounding incontinence related issues and give you some strategies to help.
YOUR pregnancy journey
With the postponement of the antenatal classes at Limerick’s maternity hospital and many health staff including physiotherapists redeployed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, expectant mothers might be left with unanswered questions or fear of not knowing the right thing to do.
This mini blog series aims to help you during the weeks and months between now and when your baby arrives.
The perineum is the area between your vagina and anus and is especially important for all women. During labour this area has to stretch greatly and often can tear.
Lots of cool physiological processes happen when you breathe. When you slow your breath down and breathe through the nose, in particular, relaxation is promoted.
Another benefit of the breath work as discussed in the previous post is the effect it has on your pelvic floor.
After all the work on strengthening and relaxing your pelvic floor the last thing you’ll want is to have something like constipation (which is common in pregnancy) ruin your good work.