Incontinence describes any accidental or involuntary loss of: urine (wee) from the or faeces (poo) or flatus (wind) from the bowel.
Incontinence can range in severity from a small leak to complete loss of bladder or bowel control. It can significantly impact a person’s quality of life, but help is available. In many cases, urinary incontinence can be treated, better managed and even cured. Continue reading “Incontinence”
Prolapse is a term to describe the falling out of place of an internal organ or body part, and it is used mainly for prolapse of pelvic organs. For women the the major pelvic organs include the bladder, bowel, vagina and uterus.
According to the Continence Foundation of Australia , over half of all women who have had a child have some level of prolapse. Prolapse can have a substantial effect on a woman’s quality of life and up to one in five women who have a prolapse will need to seek medical help. A lot of the women who experience this condition also leak some urine.
What caused the prolapse and what non surgical treatments are available?
Do you have an injury or recovering from injury or surgery and can’t practice standing yoga on the mat? Chair yoga might be the answer.
Chair yoga is accessible and inclusive form of yoga. It includes all the elements of mat yoga, it has the same energy flow and benefits.
The whole practice can be conducted in seated position.
Chair yoga is also suitable for those who’s balance is not so good or do not wish to practice on the mat or aiming to progress from chair yoga to mat practice or like to combine the two. Office workers can also reap the benefits of this style.
In a world where we spend so much of our time sitting at a desk, in the car or on the couch, it’s no wonder most of us experience some kind of non-specific musculoskeletal pain at some point. As Yoga teacher, I hear a lot of complaints of pain and in particular, chronic low back pain. Just a little note: I have over 30 years of experience in managing my own back problem.
Do you recall the moment when you almost tripped on slightly uneven or even surface and you quickly recovered without falling? It was your good balance and co-ordination which saved you from an injury.