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What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse and what you can do about it.

What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse and what you can do about it.

The pelvic floor muscles play a key role in supporting the pelvic organs - the bladder, the uterus and the rectum.

Prehab before Rehab at Mainway Physiotherapy

Prehab before Rehab at Mainway Physiotherapy

The philosophy is simple – Prevention of Injury. Prehab can help identify weakness or stiffness in a muscle or joint before injury

What is a Rotator Cuff Injury?

What is a Rotator Cuff Injury?

If you or someone you know has a rotator cuff injury, it is important to understand exactly what is happening with the muscles and tendons.

Meet the Mainway Physiotherapists

Meet the Mainway Physiotherapists

Do you cope with chronic back pain, muscle weakness from sitting at your desk, or have a sports injury?

How to Recover and Strengthen the Postpartum Pelvic Floor

How to Recover and Strengthen the Postpartum Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a collection of muscles, nerves, tendons, blood vessels, ligaments and connective tissue that are interwoven within the pelvis and together.

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction-What-Why-How and Surgery

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction-What-Why-How and Surgery

The pelvic floor is muscles, ligaments, connective tissues, nerves that support the bladder, uterus, vagina, and rectum to help the pelvic organs stay in place.

Diastasis Recti and Tips for Optimal Healing Postpartum

Diastasis Recti and Tips for Optimal Healing Postpartum

Diastasis recti, or diastasis as it is more commonly referred, is composed of two straps of muscle (“six-pack”) held at the midline by the Linea Alba.

Muscle Groups Women Often Overlook

Muscle Groups Women Often Overlook

Focusing on strengthening the areas most overlooked by women can help you reach your fitness goals faster, and help support a healthy lifestyle!

Why does my pelvic floor hurt during my period/menstrual cycle?

Why does my pelvic floor hurt during my period/menstrual cycle?

Menstrual pain happens when the muscles in the uterus contract, causing cramping. The pelvic floor and back can also feel achey.

Pelvic Girdle Pain – It’s time to take back your life!

Pelvic Girdle Pain – It’s time to take back your life!

Pain can have many contributing factors such as pregnancy, birth, surgery, falls, accidents, trauma, overactivity in the muscles, and even hormones.