Posts Tagged ‘cramps’

2nd EndoActive Endometriosis Conference

EndoActive is hosting their 2nd Endometriosis Conference in Sydney Australia on September 9, and judging by the agenda it’s going to be awesome!     I attended their 1st conference back in 2015 and it was nothing short of amazing. Seeing hundreds of women and girls with endometriosis and their families travelling from all over…

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Period Proof Panties

Many of us use pads and tampons during our periods, but if you’re like many sensitive women, sometimes those harsh brands can irritate the lady bits.   After having recently given birth, and having to wear “maternity” pads for postpartum bleeding, I faced this same issue. So that’s when I decided to give the ModiBodi…

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6 Simple Exercises to Ease Endometriosis

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1 in 10 women suffer from endometriosis with an estimated 176 million women affected worldwide. Women with endometriosis often experience many different forms of pain including period pain, pelvic pain, ovulation pain, painful sex, painful urination, pain with bowel movements, and nerve pain. As a pelvic pain physiotherapist, I treat a lot of women with endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition where the…

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Why do Women have Back or Pelvic Pain during their Periods?

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To understand why the back or pelvic hurts during a period, we need to understand the menstrual cycle and the changing levels of hormones. The menstrual cycle is made of a few main phases. The first phase, which is menstruation, begins on the first day of your period. During menstruation hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, are…

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Endometriosis & Physical Therapy / Physiotherapy

incontinence, prolapse, motherhood, pregnancy, pelvic floor, endometriosis, women's health, women, pelvic, pelvis, kegel, bladder, bowel, physiotherapy, pilates, yoga, pelvic pain, back pain, mummy tummy, mum bum, diastasis recti, diastasis rectus, abdominal, exercise, abdominal separation, labor, childbirth, recovery, period pain, menstruation, menstrual, PND, PMS, cramps, sex, painful sex, physio, medicine, health, mother, baby, pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder, urinary & faecal incontinence, constipation, anal sphincter injuries, period problems, sexual pain, Gynaecologist, Colorectal Surgeon, specialist, Laparoscopic Surgeon, online program, hormones, leak urine, leak pee, leak poo, nutritionist, obstetricians, midwives, no surgery

Hands on therapy such as women’s health physical therapy or pelvic physiotherapy can go a long way in helping endometriosis sufferers manage their pain. Endometriosis is characterised by pain — period pain, abdominal & pelvic pain, pain with urination and with bowel movements, and pain with sex. When women and younger girls suffer from endometriosis, they often spend a lot of time curled up in bed…

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