Pregnancy & Exercise

Why Clinical Pilates & Group Physiotherapy classes are among the best forms of exercise to do during pregnancy. The current recommendation for exercise during pregnancy according to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), is to aim for a total of at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity activity on most, …

Pregnancy and Pilates

As discussed in the last blog (http://fixandflex.com.au/pregnancy-and-the-pelvic-floor/), pregnancy & labour can place a large amount of strain on your Pelvic Floor muscles, which can cause weakness and lead to problems such as incontinence &/or an increased risk of prolapse. Like any muscle, the pelvic floor muscles often do not return back to their full strength …

Pregnancy and the Pelvic Floor

What is the Pelvic Floor? The Pelvic Floor is a group of muscles & ligaments that support the bladder, uterus and bowel, wrapping under like a supportive hammock from your pubic bone to your tail bone and base of the pelvis.  The pelvic floor muscles help you to control bladder & bowel function, such as …