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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.
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
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.
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?
Glenn Turnbull contracted encephalitis as a toddler, which left him severely disabled. His mother, Moira, who has been caring for him ever since, was recently awarded the Continence Foundation of Australia’s 2016 Carer of the Year. Moira shares her story with Maria Whitmore.
Keren Faulkner, physical therapies manager at the London and Rio Paralympic Games, speaks to Maria Whitmore about the Paralympians’ extraordinary determination, not only in the sporting arena, but in the management of their disabilities.
Physiotherapists Shan Morrison and Patricia Neumann answer these common questions about pelvic pain.
Adelaide-based occupational therapist and toilet training consultant Debbie Atkins provides tips for toilet training children and young people with a developmental disability.
The winners of the 2016 Australian Bladder Foundation grants are...
Jack Tyrrell, who helped launch the new initiatives, tells Maria Whitmore how losing his sight five years ago made him an advocate for better access to information, and forged a new career path.
Planning your holidays? Make sure you factor in toilet locations, using the National Toilet Map, when you're on the road.
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Last Updated: Sun 17, May 2020
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