Industry leaders Maria Elliott, Stephanie Taylor, Yvonne Brady and Elaine Miller have teamed up to launch PELVIC ANGELS – a new group dedicated to raising awareness of pelvic health for both women and men – at all stages of life.
Introducing our PELVIC ANGELS
Maria Elliott, Leading UK Abdominal and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Founder of Simply Pelvic Health and The Mummy MOT
Stephanie Taylor, Founder of industry leading Kegel8 pelvic support exerciser
Yvonne Brady, Founder and Managing Director of unique engineered support sportwear EVB Sport
Elaine Miller, physiotherapist and Founder of award-winning educational comedy show Gusset Grippers
With expertise in different areas of pelvic health they have joined forces to help break the taboos, pull the barriers down, talk about the causes of and remedies for pelvic pain. Because – chances are - you or someone you know will suffer from some kind of pelvic pain at some point during their lives.
Do you want to run, but can’t because of the pain or lack of pelvic support?
Do you suffer from pelvic pain that’s been diagnosed differently a million times?
Does your pelvic pain mean sex is painful, or even impossible?
Since having a baby, do you leak when you cough, sneeze or jump?
Well, you’re not alone – one in six people suffer from some form of pelvic pain in the UK. That’s men, women, young, old, new mums, young men and everything in between.
The Pelvic Angels are here to highlight what can be done to help . Whether that’s physio, exercises, clothing, products to support or just a good laugh – without leaking!
Watch this space for exciting announcements, information, campaigns….
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Subjects PELVIC ANGELS can talk about at interview include:
- Raising awareness of what’s out there to help people with persistent pelvic pain, weak pelvic floors and post-natal trauma
- Improving sex and sexual function for men and women
- Pelvic floor exercises – what they are and how to do them properly
- Products to improve pelvic floor
- Talk about breaking the taboos in society
- The worsening problem of pelvic pain and what’s causing it
- Menopause (natural menopause, no HRT)
- Great Sex Life in 50’s
- Vaginal Dryness
More Info on the PELVIC ANGELS
Maria Elliott, Founder of Simply Pelvic Health and The Mummy MOT
Maria is a Specialist Pelvic and Abdominal Physiotherapist specializing in Complex Pelvic Pain Recovery and Post Natal rehab. She has worked extensively in the field of Women's Health for over 25 years, training in France to specialize in Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Physiotherapy and training in the States to treat and coach women with Complex Pelvic Pain.
Maria focuses on helping women and men achieve optimal pelvic health and balance through manual therapy, postural retraining, and functional rehabilitation. She works closely with leading London Pain Consultants, experts in the field of Biomechanics and functional rehab to provide integrated recovery programmes for men and women. Maria is the Founder of the Mummy Mot Project http://themummymot.com/ and a Clinical Pilates Teacher.
Stephanie Taylor, Founder of industry leading Kegel8 Pelvic Floor Exercisers
Stephanie founded Kegel8 after listening to feedback from customers and understanding the issues some faced with pelvic pain and pelvic floor exercises. She found a gap in the market when it came to exercising the pelvic floor correctly and effectively. Stephanie created the concept of Kegel8 to develop units that enable women of all ages suffering with poor pelvic health to live more confident lives and empower themselves.
Working with physiotherapists, Stephanie also identified a need for men’s pelvic floor exercises - and the V for Men was born. This unit helps men with improving their sexual function, prostate issues and incontinence, ensuring that they take back control of their lives.
Kegel8 is now the UK’s leading pelvic health brand. Stephanie’s hard work to make an impact on women and men who suffer from pelvic floor issues was recognised in 2012 when Kegel8 was awarded the Regional Medilink Healthcare Business Award and again in 2013 when Kegel8 were awarded the National Medilink UK Healthcare Business Award.
Yvonne Brady, Founder and Managing Director of EVB Sport
Yvonne is a mum of three who ran the Dublin City Marathon in 2010. When she looked for sportswear that would correct her posture and take impact off her pelvic muscles – to provide her with just the right feeling of being supported her search came to nothing. As a trained engineer, she knew she could solve this problem herself.
Now EVB’s shorts are being worn by women all over the world and have been recommended by top sports professionals and leading physiotherapists in both the UK and Ireland. Yvonne’s invention saw her become a European finalist at the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. She is also listed in the top 25 female engineers in Ireland.
Elaine Miller, Physiotherapist and Founder of award-winning educational comedy show Gusset Grippers
Elaine is a qualified pelvic health physiotherapist with over 15 years’ experience and a stand-up comedian. Living In Edinburgh, she is becoming a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as well as speaking and presenting at industry conferences, providing training and education about pelvic floors and continence to health professionals, universities, schools and anyone else who’ll listen.
Her comedy recognises and reflects that humour is a powerful tool in health promotion, particularly when applied to issues which are still considered taboo or embarrassing in society. http://www.gussetgrippers.co.uk/
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