Pelvic Health Physical Therapy

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The Importance of Internal Pelvic Exams: An Optional but Highly Recommended Step

As a pelvic floor physical therapist, I understand the importance of educating individuals about their pelvic health. One aspect that often comes up is the topic of internal pelvic exams. While these exams are optional, they can provide valuable insights and benefits when it comes to understanding and maintaining pelvic health. In this blog post, …

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Pelvic Pain in Adolescents and Young Women Who Have Never Had Children

Pelvic pain Pelvic pain is a common condition that can affect women of all ages, including young women who have never had children. Pelvic pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including pelvic floor dysfunction, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and other gynecological conditions. In this blog, we’ll explore the common causes and symptoms of …

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Lifestyle factors to improve pelvic floor and bladder health

The pelvic floor muscles and bladder health The pelvic floor muscles and bladder are important parts of our body that play a crucial role in our overall health and well-being. However, many people neglect these areas and don\’t realize the impact that certain lifestyle habits can have on them. In this blog, we\’ll explore some …

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Pre and Post-Partum Pelvic Care

Pregnancy and childbirth Pregnancy and childbirth can be one of the most transformative and exciting experiences in a woman’s life. However, the changes that occur during this time can also take a toll on the body, including the pelvic floor. This important group of muscles is responsible for supporting the bladder, uterus, and rectum. When …

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What is a Hypertonic Pelvic Floor and How Can we Fix it?

Hypertonic Pelvic Floor Hypertonicity, also known as pelvic floor muscle tension, is a condition in which the muscles of the pelvic floor become overly tight and unable to relax properly. This can cause a variety of symptoms, including pain, discomfort, and incontinence. In this blog, we will explore the common symptoms of hypertonicity in the …

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Physical Therapy for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common condition that affects many women, especially as they age. It occurs when the muscles and tissues that support the pelvic organs, such as the bladder, uterus, and rectum, become weakened or damaged, leading to the descent or protrusion of one or more of these organs …

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Understanding Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Pelvic floor dysfunction Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a condition that affects both men and women, although it is more commonly seen in women. PFD can cause a variety of symptoms, including pain, incontinence, and sexual dysfunction. In this blog, we\’ll discuss the causes and symptoms of PFD, as well as the available treatment options. …

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for Urinary Incontinence: How It Can Help

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by the involuntary leakage of urine, and can range from mild to severe. While UI can be caused by a variety of factors, including age, pregnancy, and certain medical conditions, it can often be treated with pelvic floor physical …

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strengthen your hips

3 Things to do to Strengthen Your Hips

This exercise strengthens your hip pain abductors, which are important muscles that help you walk correctly.  When stepping forward with your right foot, the abductors on your left prevents your body weight from falling over to the right.  The abductors on the right do the same when stepping forward with your left foot.  To do …

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