Holistic Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
London, Ontario, and Virtually
At The Mama’s Physio we come alongside you as you journey towards greater pelvic health. Your experiences and story matter, and we’re here to help you meet your goals.
We get that pelvic health issues can be concerning, extremely personal, or leave you feeling very vulnerable. That’s why we’ve thoughtfully designed everything – from our calming space, to our selection of exceptional pelvic physiotherapists, to our approach to care – to facilitate your health and healing.
Women’s Pelvic Health
Incontinence, urinary frequency or urgency, bowel and bladder issues, pelvic organ prolapse, and more, are fully treatable. Don’t settle for less any longer. We empower you to take control over your bladder, bowel and pelvic health so you can get back to doing what you love.
Prenatal and Postnatal Care
Move without pain during pregnancy. Prepare your body to deliver (no matter the mode), and set yourself up for a great recovery postpartum. We help you restore normal function of your perineum, core, abdominal wall, bladder, bowel, pelvis, and pelvic floor after childbirth.
Sexual Pain and Challenges
Sex and intimacy were meant to be a source of pleasure, not pain or shame. Sexual challenges or sexual pain is multifaceted and it can leave you feeling desperate or hopeless. Our compassionate and trauma informed physiotherapists have helped many women to understand the reasons behind their condition. We take a multidisciplinary approach to helping women overcome complex sexual issues and pain.
Persistent Pelvic Pain Conditions
Living with ongoing pelvic or abdominal pain can affect every part of your life. Our approach to treating persistent pain conditions – like endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, vulvodynia, painful post-surgical scarring, and more – is based on the most current research evidence in neuroscience. Have hope! With persistent, gentle work, it is possible to live a life free of pain.
KIND WORDS FROM OUR CLIENTS
Ibbie takes what could possibly be an embarrassing or uncomfortable situation and turns it into a very professional and tremendously helpful experience. She is knowledgeable, professional and works with you to meet your goals. Her explanations are so clear and concise. Being a physiotherapist myself I learned much more than I ever expected. She has empowered me to take my pelvic health into my own hands which has been invaluable.
I was very comfortable with talking about my intimate pelvic floor issues as well as doing the exercises with my therapist’s guidance. I will be going back after I deliver my second child to make sure I regain my body and everything stays where it should. I only wish I had found them sooner!
Ibbie is amazing! She met with me several weeks after I had given birth, and helped address my postpartum pelvic floor issues. I had had 2nd-degree tearing, and some of my stitches ripped open a few days later, prolonging my healing process, and causing tightness and pain when it came to intercourse. Ibbie was very professional, and yet, so easy to talk to and discuss my intimate concerns with. She was clean, thorough, knowledgable, and incredibly helpful in my recovery process! Suffice it to say, my husband was also very thankful for all the time Ibbie spent working with me.
I first came to The Mama’s Physio about 17 weeks pregnant with pelvic pain. As an athletic person the pain was hindering my ability to stay active during my pregnancy. Diana and the staff at The Mama’s Physio were so welcoming. Diana was able to help elevate some of my pain, provide me with stretches, exercises and help me to set realistic goals around physical activity during my pregnancy. Postpartum, Diana helped me to regain strength in my pelvic floor and provide me with guidance regarding returning to physical activity. My pregnancy journey was made more positive thanks to The Mama’s Physio.
Hello Mama’s Physio,
I just wanted to say thank you for the pelvic floor care I received at your clinic.
In 1989, I suffered a traumatic, life threatening miscarriage with injury to the bladder. I struggled with severe hip pain and embarrassing bladder issues. I had spent years doing Kegels assuming that this would help. It was at your clinic that I learned that I had too much tension not too little in the pelvic floor – whoops too many Kegels. With the care and direction of your therapist Diana Blaney, I have seen substantial improvement on both counts. My only regret is not having known about pelvic floor physiotherapy years ago. I have been telling my story of recovery to other women I meet. Many women report also struggling with post-pregnancy and aging pelvic issues but have been unaware of pelvic floor physiotherapy. Somehow, the message of this important treatment needs to get out to women across London. Thank you again for the excellent care your clinic provided to me.
My visits at Mama’s Physio, and working with Carla Huls, completely changed my perspective of women’s health, especially post-pregnancy. About five years after my third child, I felt a heaviness in my anterior pelvis and started to worry that something may be prolapsing. How could this happen five years after giving birth with no signs otherwise, and what could I do about it? Thankfully, I mentioned this in conversation to a good friend who recommended Mama’s Physio. After working with Carla, I regained control of my pelvic floor. The education and treatments I received connected my brain to my body in a way that will benefit me indefinitely. My only complaint from this experience is against our health care system. Why aren’t we all prescribed visits for pelvic physiotherapy before and after child birth? Thanks, Mama Physio, and especially Carla, for working with me!
I recommend every post-partum woman to try pelvic floor physio at The Mama’s Physio. Talking to someone about issues such as incontinence, pain during sexual intimacy, pain during bowel movement, separated abdominal muscles and the such can be extremely embarrassing! However at The Mama’s Physio, the therapists take time to listen without judgment, help you understand what you are going through, and then teach you ways to work on those issues to get back to your pre-pregnancy body. Not only was Eliza, my therapist, empathetic, knowledgeable, and evidence-based, but Kate, the receptionist, was super welcoming too. The facilities are beautiful and peaceful, with a couch, tea and sweets to make you feel at home as soon as you enter. If you can’t leave your children at home, no problem! A playroom is available, and Kate will even hold your crying newborn while you are with your physio – yep, happened to me!
I came to Ibbie in October 2015 after being diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse. I was experiencing pretty constant discomfort and was unable to stand or walk for more than 15 min at a time without significant pain. Lifting my grandchildren was out of the question for me. By December, I was symptom free. Not only did Ibbie devise an effective physical therapy plan for me, she treated me with optimism, sensitivity and respect. I am so grateful to her and recommend her highly.
I had no idea what to expect when I called to set up an appointment at The Mama’s Physio. All I knew was I needed to do something to support my postpartum body and spirit. I was greeted on the phone by Kate, and she was incredibly kind and easy to talk to. I was treated with respect and discretion.
Sophia was my PT and I can’t say enough good things about her. Pelvic floor physio is such a sensitive, intimate and emotional thing and I was met with kindness, autonomy, and care. I was asked for my consent and comfort level for anything that we were doing and she talked through any procedure involving touch. I visited Sophia for many months and my whole world has changed. I am feeling stronger and more confident and was given tools to continue my pelvic floor strengthening.
I recommend The Mama’s Physio and Sophia to anyone that will listen. It really has changed my whole world. Thank you so much Sophia (and Kate too!) for such a beautiful experience! Know that you are making such an impact on women’s lives every single day!
Mama’s Physio changed my life! The education and exercises Eliza provided were life changing. I can now work out without leaking, or experiencing pain. Thank you!
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