How did you get into this? At some point in most sessions, patients become curious as to my path of education and how I became interested in treating the pelvic floor. It is usually somewhere between, “I have never had a provider spend so much time and ask such thorough questions.” and “I didn’t know… Read more »
Pain is 100% your brain’s response to a threat. That threat could be a localized tissue injury (broken bone, sprained ankle) or it could be a plethora of other triggers such as poor sleep, stress, sadness, lack of human connection or the foods we eat, for example. That does not mean your pain is not… Read more »
IF YOU BATTLE RECURRENT YEAST, BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS OR UTI, READ ON! If you’ve ever had a yeast, vaginal bacterial, or urinary tract infection, you know how distracting they can be. Depending on the type of infection, the burning, itching, pain, or feeling of needing to find a bathroom (RIGHT. NOW.) can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, recurrence… Read more »
THE PROCEDURE Hysterectomy, or the surgical removal of the uterus, is the second most common surgery performed on women in the United States, after cesarean deliveries. The ACOG (American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology) describes a hysterectomy as a treatment of last resort, however, the US has the highest rate of these surgeries performed in… Read more »
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We believe that the awareness of breath and body are fundamental but often difficult concepts to integrate into an exercise program. It is not just about calorie burn and high intensity. This type of exercise can contribute to spinal and pelvic floor dysfunction. The complete action of the pelvic floor is both to relax… Read more »
Americans love to shop, and we’re quite good at it. We research, we read, we consult, we buy. We are educated shoppers too, because information, mostly online, is right at our fingertips. When we buy a car, we know what the dealership paid for it, what other buyers in the area paid for similar cars, reliability ratings, and… Read more »
Many of our initial sessions revolve around the function of the diaphragm and how it has become dysfunctional as related to your current symptoms. Here we explain the basic functions of the diaphragm and its relation to the pelvic floor. Below you’ll find a YouTube video that further demonstrates this amazing muscle and a fantastic… Read more »