Useful Resources for the COVID-19 Outbreak
Compiling useful resources for the COVID-19 outbreak.
Welcome to the Team, Amber!
Amber Laing is an occupational therapist with extensive experience in mental health. She is the newest member of the Vida Health & Wellness team.
I am Not a Milk Dud: A Postpartum Lactation Suppression Experience
Emily from EmPowered Mama shares her story of lactation suppression. Her take is insightful and refreshing, both of which are very much needed in the postpartum world!
Vaginismus – One Woman’s Journey With Pain and Hope
Today’s post is our first guest article. I am honoured to have the written experience of a woman with vaginismus to share with you, and I hope that it will help others to understand that they’re not alone.
A Woman’s Story
This is what I had thought was a strange story…. my story… my greatest secret.
When I met Mercedes, I was over 40, divorced for almost 2 years, and just starting to date and….
Even Mama Bears Hibernate
A woman recently came to the clinic wearing a “Mama Bear” shirt. I’ve seen this design before, but never put a lot of thought into it. This individual has a child with disabilities and she has adapted her identity to his caregiver and protector – his mama bear.
What the Physiotherapy Profession Can Learn From Cruelty-Free Makeup
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope If you’ve been around the internet in the past decade, you will have seen the popularity of beauty influencers. These are people who use platforms like YouTube and Instagram to show […]
The Lowdown on Prenatal Perineal Massage
In today’s blog, we give you the lowdown on prenatal perineal massage: what is it, how and when to do it, and some bonus tips to get ready for childbirth!
Word of the Year for 2019
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope As we sit nearly one sixth of the way through 2019, it feels like a good time to set a course. We’ve had the chance to wrap up the year that […]
What is a Pessary?
Bodies change over time. It’s a fact of life that we just have to accept if we’re going to have any hope of loving ourselves. Men and women lose hair to different degrees, our skin gets thinner, and our knuckles become prominent. Pregnancy and childbirth affect the body in unique ways and certainly don’t help with anything that needs to fight gravity!
Breasts sag, bellies hang, and we develop an underarm flap. Isn’t motherhood lovely? At least our kids make us feel young.
Vaginismus and Infertility
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope What is Vaginismus? In a part of the body that contains so many nerve endings and sensory receptors, it’s no surprise that some people experience pain. There are different vulvar and […]