Pilates, Physiotherapy and Women’s Health Blog
Follow Calm & Connection Physiotherapy and they discuss women’s health, men’s health and mindfulness-based Pilates.
Pregnancy is a time of big changes for the female body. It is magical knowing that you are growing a human being within your body, feeling those first kicks and seeing your baby develop at every scan. Pregnancy is also a time which creates stress on the female body, with increasing blood volume, increasing weight and increasing pressure in our pelvis which can bring on issues for our circulation. [Read more]
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder spend less time being physically active and more time sitting down than their peers. There is strong evidence that physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour increases a child’s risk of preventable health diseases (Cynthia et al 2019). [Read more]
As a physiotherapist one of the best perks of our job is the ability to assess, educate and empower our patients’ about their body and how we (and most importantly YOU) can strive for the best way to move your body. We all know the great importance of exercise, not only for the physical benefits on our bones, joints, cardiovascular system, mental health etc (you get the idea, the list goes on and on!). For a lot of the patients I see in a day they know they need to get moving (and want to get moving) but are looking for types of exercises that are safe for them in their current stage of life, whether that be prenatal or 30 years after their first born child (and everywhere in between!)…. [Read more]
From it’s inception in 2016, our little boutique clinic has grown and taken on new chapters and services, many of which I couldn’t have imagined when we started in the little regional town of Sale. Every so often something or someone comes along, and this time we are so blessed to have Nicki Hribar on our dream team. Nicki brings her love of children and paediatric physiotherapy to Calm & Connection Physiotherapy… [Read more]
Research on effective strategies to prevent and manage pelvic floor disorders, such as incontinence and prolapse, continues to grow. With recommendations form the International Consultation on Incontinence, Calm & Connection have the top 10 tips for pelvic floor health…. [Read more]
I could never imagine I would ever be invited to speak on a podcast, but here it is! The amazingly talented and inspirational Kerry Dover from The Momentum Architects picked my brain about breathing, core stability and how we might be ‘breathing wrong’…. [Read more]