Susan Coel Clinton joins us on this episode of The Pelvic Health Podcast. In this episode, we hear about how she ended up in Pennsylvania, and how the neck and thorax affect the pelvic floor. We are talking the glottis, intrathoracic pressure, Intraabdominal pressure, the role of the autonomic nervous system, posture...sooooo much material we had to cut this podcast into 2!!!
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Susan Clinton, DPT, woke up bright and early in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to join Antony and I in Australia. Whilst she drank caffeine, I had red wine. We had such good time, we had to break this podcast up into two parts!
Susan discusses her background in neurological physiotherapy, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, how she got into pelvic floor work and how she combined them all to drop knowledge bombs.
We delve into the diaphragm, the glottis, intra-abdominal pressure, breathing, swallowing, vagus nerve, trigeminal alarm system, pelvic pain and how forward head posture and cervicothoracic stiffness affect the pelvic floor.
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