womens health Articles
Understanding Pelvic Floor Movement
Thursday, May 25th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Katie Hunter Drop, push, bulge, squeeze. These words are used regularly when talking about pelvic floor function but what do they actually mean We often talk about how the pelvic floor muscles become dysfunctional and can Continue reading The post Understanding Pelvic Floor Mo... Read more
Posture and the Pelvis: Part One
Thursday, May 18th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Britt Van Hees In all nature structure determines function William Herbert Sheldon, father of somatotyping Form and function are a unity, two sides of a coin Ida P. Rolf, biochemist and fascial genius Conjunction junction, whats Continue reading The post Posture and the Pelvis... Read more
I insist! My pelvic pain is my Tarlov cyst!!
Thursday, May 11th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer For the average person, the words Tarlov cyst mean absolutely nothing. For the average medical professional, they mean little to nothing. So why are we devoting an entire blog post to these cysts that no Continue reading The post I insist My pelvic p... Read more
The Female Prostate: Fact or Fiction?
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Do women have a prostate Where is the female prostate and what does it do I have been a pelvic floor physical therapist for 17 years and, until recently, had never heard of such a Continue reading The post The Female Prostate Fact or Fiction appeared firs... Read more
The Liver and Hormone Connection
Thursday, April 27th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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ByDr. Thalia Farshchian It can be both a beautiful and frustrating thing that the body is so interconnected. In some respects, it is fascinating and comforting and in other ways, it can feel so complicated. The more I Continue reading The post The Liver and Hormone Connection app... Read more
Check Yourself Before You Stress Yourself
Thursday, April 20th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Stress Im all too familiar with it. As I write this blog I feel the stress of the deadline rapidly approaching. Writing is not my forte, so I tend to start writing assignments at the Continue reading The post Check Yourself Before You Stress Yourself appeared fi... Read more
The Scoop on Poop: More than Constipation
Thursday, April 13th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Rachel Gelman Everybody poops I hope that everyone reading this blog accepts this reality. At PHRC, we spend a lot of time talking to our patients about the importance of proper pooping. Often, this discussion is Continue reading The post The Scoop on Poop More than Constipati... Read more
Constipation and the Scoop on Poop!
Thursday, April 13th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Rachel Gelman I hope that everyone reading this blog accepts this reality. At PHRC, we spend a lot of time talking to our patients about the importance of proper pooping. Often, this discussion is uncomfortable. I get Continue reading The post Constipation and the Scoop on Poo... Read more
What is the Fetus Ejection Reflex and is it real?
Thursday, April 6th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Katie Hunter In the wild, mother and young have a better chance of survival if the mother can regulate labor so that the young are born in safe, quiet surroundings. Niles Newton, behavioral scientist and professor at Continue reading The post What is the Fetus Ejection Reflex ... Read more
Male Pelvic Pain and Chronic Nonbacterial Prostatitis: A Story of Hope and Determination
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Shannon Pacella Unfortunately, the majority of the men we see at PHRC have been through quite a journey with their pelvic pain, before finding pelvic floor physical therapy. I want to share a recent success story about Continue reading The post Male Pelvic Pain and Chronic Non... Read more
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