Today’s post is written by Christine MacSween. It is a look at the role of culture and belief in sexuality. Christine’s personal background and her degree in religious studies inform her writing, and we look forward to continuing this conversation on social media and in person.
#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 It has been a busy fall at Vida Health & Wellness and we are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest team member, Christine MacSween. Some of you may have […]
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….
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!
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.
#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 […]
The status quo Many of the world’s academics will agree that physical and emotional intimacy are basic human needs. We are a social species and we seek relationships that fulfill these needs. Friendships make us happy and are integral to our social fabric, but many people also seek a different type of connection: a physical […]
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will be familiar with pelvic floor physiotherapy. For others, I will briefly describe it here. Pelvic physiotherapy is the same as regular physiotherapy, with the addition of specialized training and legal authorization to perform internal exams. What does this mean? Your pelvic […]
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 815-0986 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope Running after childbirth This is one of the most common questions that I hear from moms. Many of them have been told that they can start running again at a specific […]
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 815-0986 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope How do you choose? Physiotherapy has a lot of research showing its effectiveness in helping with all sorts of issues, from back pain to pneumonia. So when we have a condition […]