Urinary Incontinence and Your Nerves

2022-03-30T15:40:31+00:00

Background Many women experience daily urine leakage which is also referred to as urinary incontinence and the most commonly reported among women is stress urinary incontinence, which is defined as the involuntary loss of urine during an exertion, cough, or sneeze. Pelvic floor muscle exercises supervised by a pelvic floor physiotherapist can improve the [...]

Quelle est la nature de la mobilisation des muscles du plancher pelvien dans la dyspareunie ?

2021-04-12T13:37:51+00:00

Many women experience pain during sexual activities. This is known as dyspareunia.  This pain, while not well understood by health care providers, can interfere with women’s physical and mental health, and be a source of stress in romantic relationships. The pelvic floor muscles, located at the base of the pelvis, appear to be involved [...]

L'activité et l'incontinence urinaire chez les femmes

2019-09-04T13:49:34+00:00

Urinary incontinence affects up to one in five Canadian women. Stresses induced on the pelvic floor during high impact activities such as running are associated with reports of urine leakage during these activities. This experience of “stress urinary incontinence” ultimately leads women to withdraw from these activities, and inactivity can lead to adverse health [...]

Effets de la stimulation du cerveau sur les muscles du plancher pelvien.

2019-10-23T14:53:09+00:00

In recent studies, non-invasive magnetic stimulation of the brain has been suggested as an ideal and pain-free way to evaluate the way in which the brain controls the pelvic floor muscles. However for clinical and research purposes, we need to be sure that measures obtained are repeatable- that is, that the numbers produced on [...]

Étude sur le plancher pelvien et le vieillissement

2019-08-08T22:43:09+00:00

If you are interested in learning more about your pelvic floor muscles, our lab is looking for female volunteers, over the age of 60 that have never given birth vaginally nor by c-section to study age-related changes in the pelvic floor muscles in order to develop interventions to target these age-related changes. Study Procedures: Telephone [...]