In today’s episode we covered:
The Brain Gut connection
The emerging area of Psychogastroenterology
The Biopsychosocial model of functional digestive disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Neuroimaging studies looking at functional digestive disorders
The Gut microbiome
The Psychological therapies shown to be helpful in managing Digestive disorders/diseases and the research behind them.
Dr Keefer’s work in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and the great work she is doing at Mt Sinai in New York and a whole lot more.
Valuable and practical information for anyone challenged by these conditions and for Doctors, specialists and other health professionals to apply in clinical practice.
A really interesting conversation.
In this episode I sat down and spoke with Isabella Trinca and Angela Khera, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists, about Biofeedback therapy and how Physiotherapy is used to treat constipation and other Pelvic floor dysfunctions, from constipation to pelvic floor dyssynergia.
We also discussed what to expect from seeing a pelvic floor physio, how to sit on the toilet and how physiotherapy may be helpful with individuals diagnosed with IBD and a whole lot more.