Not all Fibre was created equal. A guide to fibre for bowel health.

Not all Fibre was created equal. A guide to fibre for bowel health.

Laxative and fibre supplements are often recommended for those suffering from constipation or disorders of the bowels. Some of the benefits may include:
– Protection against diverticular disease
– Reduce the risk of haemorrhoids
– Reduce the need to excessively strain on the toilet
– Improve constipation and chronically loose stools
– Protect against chronic disease such as heart disease and diabetes
While very important to our health, not all fibres are created equal. It is important to understand the difference between different fibre supplements and how they work to ensure that you are getting the best possible outcomes for your bowels… [Read more]

Cesarean sections: The myth-busters edition.

Cesarean sections: The myth-busters edition.

Having a baby is one of the most wonderful moments that life can bring. But it can be quite stressful. There are lots of decisions to be made in the weeks leading up to the birth of your baby; What will you name the baby? What hospital will you choose to deliver your baby at? And indeed… would you prefer to have a vaginal “natural” delivery, or choose to have a cesarean section? …. [Read More]

Elite Athletes & A Different Kind of Sports Physio

Elite Athletes & A Different Kind of Sports Physio

Did you know that more than 40% of elite athlete experience bladder weakness or incontinence during sport. The shocking but true fact is that elite athletes can fall into a high risk category for bladder leakage along with those of us who have had lots of babies, have experienced menopause, are overweight or deconditioned in the pelvic floor muscles …. [Read More]