The OBGYN Academy, a non-for-profit educational resource, is putting out a series of videos to teach about Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. From "What to expect at Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy" to "Overview of the Pelvic Floor Assessment" and more! To view the first episode or link to all episodes, click "Read More" below!
Dr.McLean really enjoyed attending as well as participating in this conference! She was in a roundtable discussion on musculoskeletal pain as well as presenting "Evaluation and Monitoring of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Intersection between Technology and Physical Exam". Dr.McLean seen here with session moderator Amy Stein (left), and Carolyn VanDyken (middle) who also presented in the Musculoskeletal Pain and Dysfunction Roundtable. For the link to the International Pelvic Pain Society's website, click "Read More" below!
A collaboration between a pain scientist (Lorimer Mosely), a hipster pain physio (David Moen) and a professional communicator (Sam Chisholm). "Be brave and have hope, because it is possible to tame the beast". To get links, click on "Read More" below to the right!
We though you might enjoy this video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAy5tyOz_9A
Recently, two of our undergraduate engineering students had abstracts accepted into the biomedical engineering conference 2019 that took place at the University of Ottawa on March 23/24th. This conference provided students with the opportunity to participate in entrepreneurship and academic competitions, seminars and networking opportunities. Check out their abstracts here
A group of students and Dr. Linda McLean recently traveled to the University of Michigan for the annual Pelvic Floor Research Day (PFRG Day) hosted by fellow researchers in women's health. We had an amazing time and are inspired to continue our research to improve women's healthcare. Pelvic Floor Research Group (PFRG) - University of [...]
Exercise is Medicine Canada at UOttawa issued another step challenge lasting 3 whole weeks! The MFM Lab entered 2 teams, the Vageniuses and Sole Sisters. At the end of this challenge, the Sole Sisters won 4th place, with a team step average of 8 678 steps!
Here is a link to the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario webinar on the best practices for infection control. Whether you are a PT or a patient, it is helpful to have a look and see what measures are in place to keep everyone safe. https://www.collegept.org/about/webinars
Great episode about provoked vestibulodynia (and a little bit of unprovoked VD) from sickboy podcast: https://soundcloud.com/user-609726377/painful-doormat-provoked
The Simon Foundation for Incontinence is an excellent resource for your questions and concerns about urinary and bowel incontinence. They are an organization dedicated to removing the stigma around incontinence and providing individuals with incontinence with the resources they need. Make sure to check out their latest research and scientific news and even subscribe to [...]