Before, during, after pregnancy
Pre and post natal
Elodie

Why a Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation is essential after every Pregnancy?

Why a Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation is essential after every Pregnancy? In France, Women automatically have 10 Physiotherapy sessions with a women’s health specialist after they give birth. This isn’t because they like to offer free treatments!They are simply well aware that providing adequate post natal care prevents issues on the

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pelvis anatomy for women
Women's health
Elodie

Pelvis & Pelvic floor Anatomy

Pelvis & Pelvic floor Anatomy Pelvic floor is a super trendy expression with new exercises to do or machine to train them. We use it more and more as we realised how it is important for women to protect and to exercise it correctly. But do you actually know what

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stretching to prevent pregnancy pain
Childbirth preparation
Elodie

Top 6 exercises to avoid pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy

I know, pregnancy is a tough time… You had nausea, reflux and now your pelvis hurts! Stop 2min and think about what happens inside your belly, it is normal to feel different. All your body is changing right now! Let’s see together what you can do to fight this pain

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Plantar Fasciitis What is it How to treat it foot pain
Sports physiotherapy
Virgil Bru

Plantar Fasciitis: What is it? How to treat it?

You feel a pain on the bottom of your heel? It’s harder and harder to take your first steps in the morning and to walk for long hours? Your plantar fascia could be the cause. You may already heard about plantar fasciopathy or jogger’s heel, but no worries, these differents

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abdominal pain after woman pregnancy is diastasis
Pre and post natal
Elodie

Diastasis

What is diastasis? During the whole pregnancy, the belly is allowed to expand thanks to the relaxation of the abdominal muscles.When the abdominal muscles are too strong before pregnancy or when the belly grows too quickly, the line between the abdominal rectus abdominis (or chocolate bars) breaks creating a hole

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Belly pregnant woman before C section
Pre and post natal
Elodie

What is a c-section ?

What is a c-section? A c-section is a surgical act. The surgeon will work in the Operation Room usually the patient is under local anesthesia but general anesthesia may be necessary. Baby will be borne by an incision in the mother’s abdomen and uterus.  When do you need a C-section?

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C-section recovery & Scar Massage
Pre and post natal
Elodie

How to recover after a caesarean? Part 1: D0-D21

How to recover after a caesarean? All the steps needed to get in shape Part 1: D0-D21 Too often forgotten that caesarean section is not a classic delivery, but abdominal surgery. The recovery is therefore very different from a traditional childbirth. You have to give the body more time to heal without rushing

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c section or caesarian section scars after pregnancy
Pre and post natal
Elodie

How to Recover After a Caesarean-section? Part 2: D21-D90

How to recover after a caesarien-section? Part 2: D21-D90 Your healing is now healed (at least externally). You feel more and more ready to resume normal activities, let’s see what you can do! Scar massages Now that the edges of the scar are well closed, it will be necessary to

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Pregnancy belt how to use it
Childbirth preparation
Virgil Bru

Magic pregnancy belt!

Magic Pregnancy belt: Pelvic support belt Today, I am going to talk about a topic very important to me as a woman health physiotherapist: lumbar support belt! More than 1 out of 2 pregnant or post-partum women suffer from pelvis ligament pain. If not treated, this pain can persist and

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good abs exercises for pregnant women and after pregnancy
Sports physiotherapy
Elodie

Good and Bad abdominal exercises!

Good and Bad abdominal exercises! If you read our blog regularly, you already know “classic” abdominal exercises like crunches and sit up are bad for your pelvic floor, back and abdomen as they increase intra-abdominal pressure. Today will see in details why these exercises are harmful and how to perform

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elderly man and women suffering frailty
Post surgery
Virgil Bru

Frailty in elderly people

  What is the frailty phenomenon for elderly people? Frailty is a common situation for people over the age of 65. It is characterized by a lack of adaptability and capacity to recover from external stress such as surgery, trauma or diseases. A more specific definition is: “A condition or

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recover after a surgery for elderly people
Post surgery
Virgil Bru

Post Fall Syndrome and recovery for elderly people

Post Fall Syndrome or Psychomotor Regression Syndrome (PRS) is defined as: “Decompensation of the systems and mechanisms implicated in postural and walking automatisms (Mourey, 2009)” It appears either insidiously due to an increase of frailty or either brutally after a trauma (fall) or an operation. This syndrome is composed of

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epi no tutorial, how to use an epi no
Childbirth preparation
Elodie

How to Use an Epi-No?

Preparing you pelvic floor for delivery can be quite challenging… However, this tool can make it way easier! Even if you are a pelvic floor massage addict, you can still use it as a supplement! Thanks to this balloon you will be able to contract your perineum during the pregnancy

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How to avoid back pain when Breastfeeding?
Midwife
Virgil Bru

How to Avoid Back Pain when Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is not always easy at first: the nipple can crack, mastitis can occur … sometimes even baby refuses the breast! In short, the beginnings are challenging and rarely leave time to think about adopting a good posture. But after a few weeks/months of breastfeeding the pain start to appear

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