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 [...]

Activity and urinary incontinence in women

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 [...]