Category: Pregnancy

What is the Pelvic Floor & How Does It Influence Continence & Prolapse?

What is the pelvic floor? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments that support the bladder, uterus and bowel. The pelvic floor is an important component of the core – working in conjunction with the back, diaphragm and abdominal muscles to stabilise the trunk. The pelvic floor muscles have two layers – […]

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Why Pilates Is A Safe & Fun Exercise Option During Pregnancy

There are a number of benefits associated with exercise during and after pregnancy. Today’s article discusses these benefits and why Clinical Pilates is a safe and fun option. Why exercise? Recent Sports Medicine Australian Guidelines highlighted the importance of being active while pregnant. Being physically active during pregnancy has a number of benefits. These include: […]

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