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Meet the Expert - What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Part 1 of 3

Marla's passion for improving women's health stems from her desire to empower women to be the strongest version of themselves. She is well respected for her expertise in perinatal wellness and cancer recovery, and is guided by evidence-based medicine. She is an advocate for her clients and recognizes the importance of treating with a holistic and personalized approach.

Marla brings a unique skill set and perspective to her practice given her past work experience in acute care surgery, orthopedics, and neurology. Marla is passionate about continuing education so that she is able to provide her clients with up to date treatment techniques within the field of women's health.


Bloom Physiotherapy

Bloom Physiotherapy is a specialized women's health clinic that focuses primarily on pelvic health. They provide patient-focused care that is founded in evidence-based medicine, with the goal of empowering women at all stages in their lives. Marla has always been an advocate for women having access to good quality information in order to make smart decisions about their health and be active participants in their care.

"Women need to take control of their bodies and know where to seek out information when something isn't right."


What is a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist?

Pelvic Floor physiotherapy is a specialized area of physiotherapy in which the pelvic therapist treats and pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, and bones in the context of the whole person. This individualized approach may involve an internal assessment of the muscles within the pelvic if warranted. Treatment can help to maximize function, regain control, and improve quality of life. A pelvic floor physiotherapist will treat pelvic floor dysfunction related to pregnancy in addition to providing comprehensive support for labour and delivery. The literature has consistently supported pelvic floor physiotherapy as the first line of defense for pelvic pain and dysfunction.


Coming Up in Part 2 and Part 3 of this series!

  • What conditions can Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist help with?

  • Why is there such a surge in the popularity of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists?

  • Why is pregnancy and postpartum an important time to see Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

  • Do Children and Men need Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy/

  • Internal Examinations

  • How long do I need to see a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist?


Connect with Marla

Bloom Physiotherapy

1118 Centre Street, Unity 203

Thornhill, Ontario

L4J 7R9



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