The Pelvic Health Podcast
How sharing stories around the world will change women’s wellbeing with Jenny Wickford and Delena Caagbay

How sharing stories around the world will change women’s wellbeing with Jenny Wickford and Delena Caagbay

May 20, 2019

Physiotherapists Jenny Wickford and Delena Caagbay discuss the not-for-profit association, Noora Wellbeing, and how important it is for everyone to openly share their stories to help collaboration and education across the globe.

Please consider heading to Noora Wellbeing and sign up for their newsletters, share a story and join in on the discussions!!

Crossing Borders - book by Fatumo Osman and Jenny Wickford

 

 

 

Incontinence for non-pelvic health physios with Dr. Sarah Haag

Incontinence for non-pelvic health physios with Dr. Sarah Haag

May 5, 2019

Physiotherapist Dr. Sarah Haag joins me to talk about the important role all health professionals play in assessing and treating people with urinary incontinence. She discusses tips on how professionals can help in assessing, treating and when to acknowledge your limitations and refer on. We also have a tangent chat about abdominal separation (diastasis rectus abdominis).

Thank you so much to this episode's sponsor - Kenhub - see below for deals

For a 20% discount on on all Kenhub Premium learning plans: khub.me/loriforner

For a 20% discount on illustration licenses - quote "Lori Forner" when emailing Kenhub to enquire at contact@kenhub.com

Understanding and Treating Incontinence - book by Sarah Haag

Return to running post-pregnancy guidelines with Tom Goom, Grainne Donnelly and Emma Brockwell

Return to running post-pregnancy guidelines with Tom Goom, Grainne Donnelly and Emma Brockwell

April 22, 2019

Join these three amazing physios discuss the guidelines on returning to running after having a baby they developed in March 2019. Find out why 3 months postpartum is a better cut-off for consideration in returning to running and a summary of their key points.  If you haven't read the guidelines, they are free and available HERE (guidelines)!

Check out Tom Goom at www.running-physio.com 

Grainne Donnelly at www.absolute.physio

Emma Brockwell at www.physiomum.co.uk

Tips on searching for journal articles

Tips on searching for journal articles

April 17, 2019

Sandy Hilton and I discuss our top tips on how to effectively search for that journal article you are looking for. It takes time, can be confusing at times, can lead you down rabbit holes but there are ways to work it out...you just need to be persistent. Hope you enjoy.

Check out my Instagram @pelvicwod for the Infographic summarising these tips, as well as www.loriforner.com 

 

Pelvic girdle pain with Prof Peter O’Sullivan from the Archive

Pelvic girdle pain with Prof Peter O’Sullivan from the Archive

March 27, 2019

Back from the archive - the best parts of a talk with Prof Peter O'Sullivan on pain, particularly pelvic girdle pain, and how our biases as professionals may impact on how we assess and treat persistent pain.

Peter's Youtube video on PGP

Prof Peter O'Sullivan

Part 2 Levator avulsion with Prof Peter Dietz

Part 2 Levator avulsion with Prof Peter Dietz

March 17, 2019

Be sure to listen to Part 1 - this is a continuation of our conversation on levator ani avulsion with urogynaecologist, Prof. Hans Peter Dietz.

A discussion on surgical management will be available to Patrons of the podcast. Consider pledging by clicking on the button "Be a patron" on the Podbean app for The Pelvic Health Podcast or click here and press the green button "Become a Patron".  

Prof Dietz

Levator ani avulsion model (in which he uses to discuss some concepts but you can't "see" it on a podcast! :) )

Levator ani avulsion with Prof Hans Peter Dietz Part 1

Levator ani avulsion with Prof Hans Peter Dietz Part 1

March 9, 2019

Urogynaecologist, Prof Hans Peter Dietz, joins the podcast to discuss a specific type of pelvic floor muscle damage sustained during childbirth, levator ani muscle avulsion injuries. This is Part 1, where we discuss what it is, how research and education has developed around this topic and I leave you on a cliff hanger regarding forceps delivery in obstetrics and will continue with Part 2. 

Enjoy and thanks for listening!

Prof Dietz Bio

Double Unders, Running and SUI with Julie Wiebe

Double Unders, Running and SUI with Julie Wiebe

February 25, 2019

Physiotherapist Julie Wiebe and I have a very candid conversation about how impact activities like double unders (skipping) and running influence the pelvic floor and how we may use what research we have, as well as our clinical minds, to address these biomechanics on dysfunction like stress urinary incontinence. 

If you would like to become a patron and support the podcast, head to Podbean.com or click the money-bag icon in the Podbean app. As a thank you, you get access to patron-only episodes and the one of latest ones discusses some more ideas surrounding double unders. Thanks for listening everyone!

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28675537

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27794169

https://www.juliewiebept.com/about/

 

Gold Coast Pelvic Health Physio Symposium

Gold Coast Pelvic Health Physio Symposium

February 25, 2019

The Tweed Hospital Physiotherapy Dept brings the 7th annual physio symposium on June 22, 2019 and I am honoured to be invited to talk. Listen for more details and join the fun! Ticket purchase below. Only 80 tickets available.

 

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/womens-mens-and-pelvic-health-physiotherapy-symposium-tickets-55054469400?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

Hormones, exercise and bone health with Dr Jacky Forsyth

Hormones, exercise and bone health with Dr Jacky Forsyth

February 15, 2019

Associated Professor of exercise physiology at Staffordshire University, UK, Dr. Jacky Forsyth, is a prominent researcher and speaker in the area of women’s exercise and health. Her research is centred on the interactive effect of ovarian hormones, exercise, and bone - which is what we discuss today on this episode.

One of her research priorities is to promote, raise awareness, and advance understanding of the key influences that impact the exercising female. She is vice chair of the Women in Sport and Exercise Academic Network (WISEAN), the aim of which is ‘To grow, strengthen, and promote research on women in sport and exercise, with the ultimate goal of optimising women’s athletic success and their participation’. Jacky publishes regularly in peer-reviewed journals in her field.

WISEAN

Women in Sport and Exercise Conference 2019

The Exercising Female; Science and it's Application, 1st ed.

Published articles by Jacky