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It’s World Continence Week June 19 -25, and Australians are being urged to take the matter of incontinence seriously, particularly in light of disturbing new data that suggests the majority of women affected simply laugh it off.
As part of Men's Health Week (12-18 June), the Continence Foundation is reminding men of the importance of adopting healthier lifestyles to improve bladder, bowel and erectile function.
Research suggests yet another benefit of keeping fit and healthy later in life
This disturbing account of the “fall-out” two women experienced after embarking on a strenuous exercise program at a regional gymnasium is a timely reminder why women and fitness professionals need to be made aware of pelvic floor-safe exercising.
A recent study reveals that pelvic floor muscle training can provide the same benefits as drugs for lower urinary tract symptoms
A recent Japanese study suggests that the amount of salt in our diet may affect how often we need to get up overnight to urinate.
It’s World Parkinson’s Day on April 11. While the external symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease may be immediately apparent, it is the unseen symptoms that can cause the most distress.
Young children who wet themselves both during the day and at night are more likely to have bladder and bowel problems as adolescents if left untreated, new research reveals.
The most recent edition of Bridge is out now. Check it out.
You don't need a smart phone to access our pelvicfloor safe app, because it's now available to view online.
Look out for the autumn 2017 edition of Bridge, which will be out soon.
As if you didn't have enough reasons to lose weight. Well here's another - stress incontinence!
Daytime accidents are a significant issue with one in five primary school-age children wetting themselves.
The National Continence Helpline is fielding hundreds of calls from panicked parents asking for help about their child’s bedwetting and occasional daytime “accidents”.
Women’s magazines would have you believe that drinking two to three litres of water a day is the elixir of youth and good health.
2016 has been another productive and positive year, with the organisation continuing to extend its reach among the Australian population and members of the continence and wider health industry.
After birth, correct abdominal muscle exercise techniques are needed to protect the recovering pelvic floor and to prevent it from further stretching: some tips and techniques for fitness professionals
Physiotherapists Shan Morrison and Patricia Neumann answer some common questions about pelvic pain
You expect the sleepless nights, snotty noses, dirty nappies and supermarket meltdowns, but what about the fact you now seem to wet yourself every time you stand up, sneeze or run to catch the lights?
Adelaide-based occupational therapist and toilet training consultant Debbie Atkins provides tips for toilet training children and young people with a developmental disability.
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Last Updated: Sun 17, May 2020
Last Reviewed: Mon 30, Mar 2020