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Bridge magazine 2011

Bridge Summer 2011

The Basics

  • What is incontinence? 
  • Types of incontinence and their causes
  • The basics of bowel function
  • Health conditions linked to incontinence
  • Continence conference
  • 2011 Carer of the Year
  • Help, information and free resources
  • The National Public Toilet Map

Bridge Spring 2011

Weight, Exercise, Diet

  • Be a part of our online forum
  • Are you overweight?
  • Why is your BMI important?
  • Weight, exercise and diet
  • Health conditions linked to bladder and bowel problems
  • Pelvic floor safe exercise
  • Exercise, food and fluids: the continence connection
  • Strategies for bladder and bowel health: top ten tips and advice
  • Information and help
  • Who to talk to
  • More information online: websites to visit
  • The National Public Toilet Map

Bridge Winter 2011

Pelvic floor fitness: special edition

  • Your pelvic floor muscles (PFMs): The basics
  • Who is at risk?
  • A checklist to put your Pelvic Floor First
  • Talk to your exercise professional
  • A pelvic floor message for men
  • Pelvic Floor Muscle mini-poster
  • How to do PFM exercises
  • One woman's story
  • What is stress urinary incontinence?
  • The benefits of getting (and staying) fit
  • Information and help

Bridge Autumn 2011

Put Your Pelvic Floor First 

  • Your pelvic floor muscles: The PFM basics
  • What is stress urinary incontinence?
  • The PFM workout guide
  • What is a prolapse?
  • The PFM exercise routine
  • Getting the technique right
  • Protect your pelvic floor muscles
  • A guide to exercising safely