95% of childhood constipation is known as “functional constipation”, meaning there is no specific structural abnormality or medical condition causing the constipation. However, if it is not treated properly, it can lead to structural changes in terms of sensitivity of the rectum and anus, setting up a vicious cycle of problems with pooping, making early recognition and treatment essential.
If you find you have persistent discomfort in your back, neck, or shoulders, we welcome you to visit us. Physiotherapy can be an effective tool for pain relief.
Many women have a fear of passing stool (aka pooping) while giving birth. But there can be an equal amount of fear when it comes time to have your first bowel movement after the baby has arrived.
Working together, we will create a customized preventative program that helps your child feel better, perform more effectively in their chosen sport, and have more fun when out and about.
Back pain is a challenging experience for those living with it. Due to the nature of the symptoms, many Canadians seek relief through a myriad of remedies- physiotherapy being one of them.
Conservative, nonsurgical care is almost always the treatment for bursitis. Initial treatments can include rest from pain provoking movements, activity/sport modification, and medications. Medications include anti-inflammatories for pain and swelling, or antibiotics for infections.
With all the information above being considered, physiotherapists can develop an exercise program to help correct disabilities associated with osteoarthritis.
In most mothers, pain after childbirth is a temporary problem that can be treated in a number of ways. We encourage you to visit your doctor if you have sharp or severe pain, or if your pain has become chronic and is not getting better (even with treatment from a physiotherapist).
As you now know, the pelvic floor is an important part of our health and is something that we should safeguard. Physiotherapy is an effective mechanism that is suitable for both injury recovery and proactive health- we’d love to be your partners on your pelvic health journey.
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