What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?
Pelvic floor physiotherapy is the specialized area of physiotherapy that treats and improves function of the pelvic floor. The primary goal of pelvic floor physiotherapy is to improve the overall strength and functionality of the pelvic floor muscles. This involves assessment and treatment of the pelvic floor muscles internally and externally by a Registered Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist.
February is Psychology Month so we reached out to our counselling team for recommendations on mental health books specific to new and expecting parents.
Becoming a new parent can be joyful, but the journey is also filled with hills of both highs and lows. In addition to aches and pains, sleepless nights and other common new parenthood hurdles, many are faced with pregnancy and postpartum mental health issues including stress, anxiety and depression.
Prioritizing maternal mental health is important, especially in the early postpartum days. Our team of registered psychotherapists at Yoga Mamas have put together a handful of expert-approved titles you should read if you're a new parent.
Is acupuncture safe during pregnancy?
Receiving acupuncture treatments by a qualified registered practitioner is safe throughout all stages of your pregnancy. Acupuncture works be regulating your body’s energy systems, thereby working with your body towards achieving greater health and well-being.
What conditions can acupuncture help with during pregnancy?
Acupuncture can support your health during your pregnancy by addressing these trimester symptoms:
We’d like to welcome Krysta McNeil to the Yoga Mamas team! Krysta is a Registered Massage Therapist with more than 15 years of clinical experience and a proud mom of 3 little ones. Her practice is centred on working directly with her clients on their individual needs and loves making them feel better than they did when they walked in.
Krysta has worked mainly with MVA’s and athletes over the years. On her journey to becoming a mom, she found her passion in pre- and post-natal health. She is a lifelong learner and values continuing her education to better support her clients.
Krysta knows firsthand that mothering is a unique experience for everyone. She feels that having a safe community to be nurtured, encouraged and recharged is essential. That is why she is very excited after years of being a guest at Yoga Mamas to now becoming part of the team.