Fact: everyone has a pelvic floor and uses it every day, whether we know it or not.
But how many of us know whether we are using it correctly, ove- using it or under-using it?
Take a look at the diagram below to see how complex and intricate your pelvic floor muscles are.
Many people experience pelvic floor issues, some after pregnancy and childbirth but not always. Your pelvic floor can be challenged by simple issues such as constipation or from manual jobs.
Need to know more before booking a pelvic floor assessment? Read more on the Pelvic Floor Appointment Info page.
Signs and Symptoms
There are common signs and symptoms that we may be experiencing pelvic floor issues, these include:
- urinary incontinence – not matter how “minor”
- needing to pee too often
- leakage issues when exercising
- pain during sexual intercourse
Triggers for Pelvic Floor Problems
Triggers for pelvic floor dysfunction include:
- lifting heavy weights
- lifting heavy children
- manual labour
- birth complications
Sophie is qualified and insured to assess, release and help to retrain your pelvic floor muscles so that you have the function and performance you need in order to not worry about them in everyday life and/or sporting activities.
Sophie has completed pelvic floor training in
- Myofascial Release Approached for Pelvic Pain and Dysfunction with Myofascial Release UK
- Pelvic Floor in Pilates with Maeve Whelan from Pelvic Physiotherapy
- Pilates Applications for Pelvic Health & Dysfunction with The Centre for Women’s Wellness
- Myofascial Release Techniques for Pilates Instructors with The Centre for Women’s Wellness