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Most people don’t know about pelvic physical therapy. As a result, a large part of the population suffers, often in silence.

We are on a mission to change this by boldly bring these sensitive conditions and their treatment options to the forefront. We embrace our role as advocates for people with pelvic regional diagnoses and are dedicated to educating the community.

This blog is a part of that effort. Scroll down to see all our blogs.

Low Back Pain & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Are They Connected?

Low Back Pain & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Are They Connected?

Experts have estimated that as many as 80% of the American population suffer from low back pain (LBP). This diagnosis is one of the most commonly treated diagnoses within the physical therapy world. So, what does low back pain have to do with pelvic floor dysfunction...

Pro Tip: How to Relax Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

Pro Tip: How to Relax Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

When we experience pelvic/perineal pain that can include but is not limited to pain with sitting, pain with penetrative or non-penetrative intercourse, pain with urination or defecation, or any generalized pain in the space between pubic bone and tailbone, the most...

Hormones & the Female Reproductive System – Part 2

Hormones & the Female Reproductive System – Part 2

The verdict is still out on this, however there have been promising results of managing our hormone levels through diet and mindfulness practice. As a follow-up blog from our last entry, let’s recap on the predominant hormones within our bodies: 1) Estrogen: known as...

Pro Tip: Toilet Positioning

Pro Tip: Toilet Positioning

You may have thought that as long as things are flowing and going, you have no issues when it comes to proper toilet positioning. We aren’t here to interrupt this process, however those of you who are experiencing any of the following, we have some quick tips to help...

Hormones & the Female Reproductive System – Part 1

Hormones & the Female Reproductive System – Part 1

Oh the joys of having a female reproductive system, am I right? With a fully functioning, uninhibited reproductive system, females have the joy of menstruating every month. So, what happens? What does it all mean? And what role do our hormones have on our cycle?...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – What is it?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – What is it?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is also known as Stein-Levental Syndrome. In women of reproductive age, it happens to be one of the most common endocrinopathies with an estimated prevalence of 3-15% of all women. PCOS is the result of excessive androgen synthesis...

Vulvar Care – Part II.

Vulvar Care – Part II.

Just like young girls are often told to wash and clean their vulvar tissue (see part I), they’re often NOT told to examine their own tissue. Examining your own vulvar tissue should be as normal and routine as self-breast examinations. There are various conditions that...

Vulvar Care – Part I.

Vulvar Care – Part I.

I was always told as a young girl to make sure I washed “my privates” when bathing. To be clear, and to also use the proper anatomical terms, this means cleaning my vulvar tissue. A woman’s vulva is the externally visualized skin tissue between your legs and between...

Discomfort with physical intimacy or sitting? It may be Vulvodynia

Discomfort with physical intimacy or sitting? It may be Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia is pain of the vulva that has been going on for at least 3 months, without a clear cause or objective physical findings to explain the symptoms. The pain may be spontaneous, or provoked by touch. In addition to experiencing pain with vaginal penetration,...

Endometriosis – Can Pelvic Floor PT Help?

Endometriosis – Can Pelvic Floor PT Help?

5.5 million reproductive-aged women in the United States have received an endometriosis diagnosis, which is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. This diagnosis is associated with severe and chronic pelvic pain that is typically...

Let’s Get Slippery

Let’s Get Slippery

Let’s talk about lubricant! Many of us don’t think too much about the substance that can make intercourse much more enjoyable. While lubricant may be able to reduce painful sex, you should be aware that it can also disrupt the vaginal pH and microbiome. The same can...

Stop the Leakage!

Stop the Leakage!

There are so many ads nowadays that target men and women who have urinary incontinence. It’s definitely a common issue, but what really starts to aggravate me is when it is normalized. To be clear, it is never normal to leak urine. At any age. Another common myth we...

Hydration for the Win!

Hydration for the Win!

We have all heard that we need to stay hydrated and drink water throughout the day.Every. Single. Day. Water is so important for so many reasons, including keeping our bladder and bowelsfunctioning efficiently. If we aren’t drinking enough water, we can start to feel...

Going to the Bathroom Often?

Going to the Bathroom Often?

Do your friends and family comment on how often you go to the bathroom? Do you tend to always run to the bathroom right before you leave to go somewhere, evenif you just went in the last hour (or less)? Are you unable to get a restful night’s sleep because you are...

Feeling the Burn When You Urinate?

Feeling the Burn When You Urinate?

Burning with urination, frequent/urgent sensations to urinate, discoloration of urine,and change in mental function/clarity are all common symptoms of a urinary tractinfection (UTI). UTIs occur among both women and men and therefore this blog post isfor everyone! The...

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