This blog is an extension on the last one, which was about the ‘Prolapse of a Pelvic Floor Organ’  These topics are usually not discussed at the dinner table but they are common, 1 in 4 Australians are incontinent. What is incontinence? Incontinence describes any accidental or involuntary loss of: urine (wee) from theContinue reading “Incontinence”

Prolapse of a Pelvic Floor Organ

What is prolapse? 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 allContinue reading “Prolapse of a Pelvic Floor Organ”

Chair yoga – the accessible and inclusive yoga for those with injuries

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 beContinue reading “Chair yoga – the accessible and inclusive yoga for those with injuries”

Improve your balance – try these standing poses

  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.  This blog is about a couple of standing poses, standing on one leg.  Regular practice of these will improve yourContinue reading “Improve your balance – try these standing poses”