Lifting Weights and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
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Antony Lo is the co-host of The Women’s Health Podcast. In addition to his degree in Physiotherapy he also holds a Masters in Physiotherapy and took part in the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Specialisation training program – the highest form of training a physiotherapist can take in Australia. Antony’s special interests include pelvic floor issues, antenatal and postnatal, and strength-based training. In this podcast, Antony and co-host Marika introduce the topic of lifting weights, focussing on pelvic floor dysfunction in the context of some of the common myths.
Themes covered in the discussion include: - different types of lifting, including techniques, standards, rules (for sport-related lifts) - relationship between weight and repetitions (reps) - strategies for lifting - common reasons why patients seek assistance from strength-based health professionals when lifting - physical therapy as a ‘legal performance enhancing’ intervention - considerations for women experiencing pelvic organ prolapse - role of a women’s health physio for return to lifting - important information to obtain from your women’s health physio - biomechanics and movement variability - breathing / breath techniques - loading strategies - diastasis and lifting
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