In this month's blog, Tafy had the opportunity to interview Dr Simon Glance, a gastroenterologist based in the Northern Suburbs and part of the health care team at the Bundoora Health Specialist centre.
As pelvic health physiotherapists we treat conditions impacting both bladder and bowels. Constipation continues to be major problem worldwide and common complaint in Australia.
In this interview we talk about the importance of seeking help and recognizing when bowel habits are not normal. Chronic constipation can be primary or secondary and often can be accompanied with other issues the longer it continues including the musculoskeletal system and the pelvic floor muscles!
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For more information on the following, see resources and links below:
Dr Simon Glance- GastroNorth
Bowel anatomy - Continence foundation of Australia
Looking after your bowel booklet - Continence Foundation of Australia
If you would like to know about how a pelvic physiotherapist can help you with your bowel concerns, please reach out and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org