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Yoga increases interoception - one’s sense of the internal state of the body. Start by noticing how you feel at different points in your cycle. Are you tired or energized? What symptoms do you have? What makes them better or worse? Tracking your cycles and associated symptoms not only increases your awareness and helps you clearly see patterns, it gives you a baseline of data to see changes over time.
While there is no cure for endometriosis, pelvic floor physiotherapy can have a significant impact on many of its associated symptoms. Patients often experience improved pain relief, symptom management and are better able to participate in the activities of their daily life when incorporating pelvic floor physiotherapy into their treatment of endometriosis.
Bowen therapy, also known as the Bowen technique or Bowenwork, is a gentle form of bodywork that aims to promote healing and restore balance in the body. The therapy is generally considered safe and non-invasive, and can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including musculoskeletal pain, headaches, respiratory issues, back pain, neck pain, headaches, sports injuries, digestive problems, and stress-related conditions.
You may have heard about different forms of acupuncture, or needle use as a therapeutic modality. There are three main ideologies for therapeutic needling: traditional Chinese acupuncture, electrical stimulation, and dry needling.
Doctors of Naturopathy are primary care providers and have similar training to conventional medical doctors. While Naturopathic doctors are more prone to using supplements and more natural, less invasive therapies; they are also able to prescribe and use pharmaceuticals.
Pelvic health physiotherapy is a unique, and often overlooked aspect of physiotherapy care that has a long list of benefits! It was once the perception that it was reserved only for new parents who have just given birth and are recovering in the postpartum period. While this is a population that we can treat, we have a great deal more to offer.