Hypermobility is a symptom rather than a diagnosis, and it can be completely benign or associated with another condition. What is Hypermobility? The term literally means “more mobile” There are a few tools we can use to identify whether or not someone is hypermobile. One of those is the Beighton Scale. This is a quick …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Rheumatoid arthritis is often confused with osteoarthritis, but the two are very different. Rheumatoid Arthritis vs Osteoarthritis Both conditions can cause joint pain, stiffness, and a loss of movement. But rheumatoid arthritis also: affects a younger population, with symptoms typically starting between 30-50 years old causes symptoms in small joints first, such as the hands, …

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The Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a sling of muscles at the base of the pelvis: both men and women have these. These muscles are responsible for supporting the contents of the pelvis, and supporting bladder and bowel continence. Prenatal and Postpartum Care Although there is a lot of emphasis on strengthening the pelvic floor after giving …

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