Stand-up physio targets stigma of female incontinence with new social enterprise
Pelvic health physio and stand-up comedian, Elaine Miller, is part of a new social enterprise that aims to tackle the stigma surrounding female incontinence.
Being active with bladder and bowel issues
Bladder and bowel problems can affect adults of all ages, but you shouldn’t let them put you off being active.
Scottish transvaginal mesh implant review 'has implications for clinical practice across the UK’, says physio
The case for specialist physiotherapists to be more involved in treating women with pelvic dysfunction has been strengthened by the long-awaited publication of an independent review into the use of transvaginal mesh implants, Frontline has learned.
ER-WCPT: Comic physio takes a serious look at incontinence
The conference drew to a rather quirky close with physio-cum-stand-up comic Elaine Miller, who's made her name on the comedy circuit talking about the unlikely subject of female incontinence.
Embarrassment stops women seeking help for postnatal incontinence
Almost four in 10 women who experience urinary incontinence after childbirth are self-conscious about discussing the problem with a healthcare professional, research by the National Childbirth Trust shows.
Physio findings: movement after hip replacements and late-pregnancy leaks
In our regular round-up of reseach finding Janet Wright looks at should movement be restricted after hip replacement and if exercise can prevent la
Physio plans major trial into whether Pilates helps incontinence
Essex-based physiotherapist Samantha Head is planning a large-scale clinical trial of the potential for Pilates to help women with urinary incontinence.
Physios should have a greater role in supporting mesh implant patients, enquiry finds
The role of Scotland’s physiotherapists in supporting transvaginal mesh implant patients who experience complications needs clarification, according to an interim report.
Who cares? Older people and incontinence
Physios can help older people with incontinence where social care is failing. Janet Wright reports.
Physio findings: sports physios tackle trolls and journal findings
In our regular round-up of research that's relevant to physiotherapy staff, Janet Wright looks at how sports physios tackle trolls and physiotherap