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The overactive bladder explained

Running to the toilet more than 7 times a day? Feel the need that you have to go right now? Find out why and what you can do about it.   Most of the time we don’t pay much attention to our bladder – it just does what it does – emptying a few times a day to rid the body of waste products it doesn’t need – but – when it goes wrong, we notice! One common problem many women face, especially as oestrogen levels drop, is a feeling that they have to keep racing to the loo far…

How physio can help your pelvic floor

From prolapses to peeing when we sneeze – find out how the right advice from a physiotherapist could change your life. ‘Are you doing your Kegel exercises?’ It’s a question we often hear when it comes to problems with the waterworks, but is it the right question? Women’s health physiotherapist Fiona Mitchell has been working with women (and men) with pelvic floor concerns for many years and she says there is no ‘one size fits all’ to improving its function. And, we shouldn’t be looking at it in isolation – it is affected by stress, trauma, muscle imbalances and tension…