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5 minutes with Dr Patricia Neumann

Wed 27, Feb 2019
Patricia Neumann is a specialist continence and women’s health physiotherapist and a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists. She works as a clinician at Flex Rehabilitation Clinic in Adelaide and has a clinical interest in all types of pelvic floor dysfunction in men and women, including pelvic pain. more...

Pregnancy Plan app to help keep you dry

Wed 27, Feb 2019
The statistic is confronting: 1 in 3 women who have ever had a baby wet themselves. But don’t despair, pelvic floor muscle exercises during pregnancy may help you stay dry. more...

Avoiding prolapse when you are working out

Wed 27, Feb 2019
When you think of injuries from working out, the pelvic organs and floor muscles might not be at the top of your list. But in fact, the pelvic floor is like any other muscle and can be placed under strain. more...

Increased funding for Continence Aids Payment Scheme

Tue 19, Feb 2019
The Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) is an Australian Government scheme that assists eligible people to meet some of the cost of their continence products. more...

Continence Support Now survey winner

Fri 18, Jan 2019
Thanks to all who entered the Continence Support Now survey and provided feedback. Congratulations to Deanne Scriven of South Australia on winning the Apple iPad prize draw. more...

Community Grants announced

Tue 18, Dec 2018
The Continence Foundation of Australia’s Community Health Promotion Grants support community-focused organisations to run local bladder and bowel promotion activities and events. The second round of 2018 recipients has been announced. more...

Public consultation for the Draft National Men’s and Women’s Health Strategies 2020-2030

Tue 18, Dec 2018
The Foundation made two submissions to the Australian Government Department of Health in response to a call for public consultation on the Draft National Men’s and Women’s Health Strategies 2020-2030. more...

A guide for men undergoing prostate surgery

Tue 11, Dec 2018
Getting through prostate cancer truly seems hard enough, but many men find urine leakage is the biggest challenge they must cope with during the recovery process. The loss of self-esteem and stigma attached to incontinence stops them from seeking help and discussing it with people in their lives—including family and friends. more...

Research study to focus on Indigenous women

Tue 11, Dec 2018
Continence Foundation member and Brisbane researcher, Dr Prabha Lakhan, has received an Australian Bladder Foundation grant to conduct the study: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women attending an Indigenous primary healthcare clinic and their experiences of management of urinary incontinence. more...

Helpline Q & A

Tue 11, Dec 2018
National Continence Manager, Sue Blinman, answers some frequently asked continence questions. more...

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