How Pelvic Floor PT Can Help Your Prostate
CategoriesChronic Pain, Pelvic Health
Prostatitis is a condition in which the prostate becomes inflamed, and can present with a variety of urinary, bowel, or sexual symptoms. These symptoms can come on quickly due to a bacterial infection or persist for years. There are four... Read More →
What’s the deal with Kegels?
“All pregnant women need to be doing Kegels every day” “Kegels are no longer important. Squats are much better for the pelvis” When I first moved into the field of pelvic health, it seemed like every person coming in thought... Read More →
You Want Me to Massage My WHAT: The benefits of performing perineal massage while pregnant
Pregnancy is a very exciting time for soon to be moms and their loved ones. However, it can also be a time which leads to stress, anxiety, and confusion on what a woman should be doing to adequately prepare for... Read More →
While it is not always the topic for polite conversation, the truth of the matter is everyone poops. It is not something to feel ashamed about, or to be hidden from friends and family. In fact, it is estimated that... Read More →
Why Does Sex Hurt?
There are many reasons why someone may have pain with intercourse (dyspareunia). For example, think of a young girl who grew up in a home where she had been told that sex was bad if you do not wait until... Read More →
Importance of Proper Toilet Positioning
Have you seen the latest internet sensation on Facebook or Instagram? A unicorn pooping rainbows has changed the way we think about using the bathroom and if you haven’t seen it yet, you are missing out! Most toilets found in... Read More →
Taking the Fear Factor out of…..Cystocele
This week we are talking about a common diagnosis among women called a cystocele, sometimes also called a prolapsed bladder. The first thing we want to do is to break down the origin of the word. It comes from both... Read More →
Physical Therapy During Pregnancy and Recovery after Childbirth
“Pregnancy is a magical time in a woman’s life, which is filled with love, understanding, and nine months of pure bliss”….said no woman ever. To be clear, pregnancy truly is a wonderous event, but in order to grow that perfect... Read More →
Pelvic PT 101: Your top questions answered
What exactly is Pelvic Floor PT and will it help me? Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy addresses a variety of conditions including bowel, bladder and sexual dysfunction in men, women and children. Pelvic floor physical therapists perform thorough external and internal... Read More →
What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?
“It’s normal to leak a little bit as you get older or after having a baby.” “Well of course your back hurts, you’re pregnant!” “Sex may feel painful at times, but you will get used to it.” Have you or... Read More →