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Why men should also see a pelvic floor therapist

Why men should also see a pelvic floor therapist

Problems in the pelvic floor? "That's a thing for women. Men are not bothered by that." This bias exists in many men. As a result, they don't talk about it and they continue to struggle with problems such as pain in the penis or anus, urine leakage and / or erectile...

Do your muscles get weak from wearing a belly band?

Do your muscles get weak from wearing a belly band?

A belly band provides support for your lower back, pelvis and belly (abdomen). As your baby grows in size, your posture changes and your pelvic tissues soften to prepare for childbirth. These normal changes can cause a common problem known as pelvic instability....

Should men be sitting down to pee?

Should men be sitting down to pee?

Urinating while standing or sitting, which is better? This is a frequently asked question about the ideal urinary position during consultation hours for men with urinary complaints, which are usually caused by an enlargement of the prostate. Although this may seem...

When can you start sport after given birth?

When can you start sport after given birth?

"I gave birth 2 weeks ago, when will I be able to CrossFit again? As pelvic physiotherapists, we get this question more and more. It is very nice that many people are conscious about their health and fitness. However, between giving birth and CrossFit are still a few...

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Why men should also see a pelvic floor therapist

Why men should also see a pelvic floor therapist

Problems in the pelvic floor? "That's a thing for women. Men are not bothered by that." This bias exists in many men. As a result, they don't talk about it and they continue to struggle with problems such as pain in the penis or anus, urine leakage and / or erectile...

Do your muscles get weak from wearing a belly band?

Do your muscles get weak from wearing a belly band?

A belly band provides support for your lower back, pelvis and belly (abdomen). As your baby grows in size, your posture changes and your pelvic tissues soften to prepare for childbirth. These normal changes can cause a common problem known as pelvic instability....

This is how you know if you should train your pelvic floor muscles

This is how you know if you should train your pelvic floor muscles

We rarely skip our legs and regularly train our squats during exercises. You want everything to stay in good condition. But what about our pelvic floor muscles, which keep everything working properly down under? Does that important muscle group also need training? And...

Should men be sitting down to pee?

Should men be sitting down to pee?

Urinating while standing or sitting, which is better? This is a frequently asked question about the ideal urinary position during consultation hours for men with urinary complaints, which are usually caused by an enlargement of the prostate. Although this may seem...

When can you start sport after given birth?

When can you start sport after given birth?

"I gave birth 2 weeks ago, when will I be able to CrossFit again? As pelvic physiotherapists, we get this question more and more. It is very nice that many people are conscious about their health and fitness. However, between giving birth and CrossFit are still a few...

Pelvic expert advises: Do sit on the toilet. Especially now!

Pelvic expert advises: Do sit on the toilet. Especially now!

Due to the coronavirus, many of are very busy washing our hands and paying extra attention to cleaning and disinfecting them. Suddenly we have become fearful of virus and bacteria on all surfaces, including on the toilet seat, more so now than in the past. However...