womens health Articles
Midlife Sex Crisis: What Are My Perimenopause Options?
Friday, January 13th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Nicole Davis You hit your 40s or 50s and all of the sudden things start spiraling Your period is out of whack, your undergarments are damp with urine after a one mile walk with your dog, and Continue reading The post Midlife Sex Crisis What Are My Perimenopause Options appeare... Read more
Happy New Year from PHRC!
Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast After a fun holiday season the crew at PHRC is back at work and excited to start the new year. In this weeks post we take a grateful look back on 2016 as we start Continue reading The post Happy New Year from PHRC appeared first on Pelvic Health and Rehab... Read more
The Hemorrhoid: The World’s Biggest Pain In The Butt
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Hemorrhoids. About 75 of us will have one at some point in our lives,1 and half of us will have had one before the age of 50.2 Surprised Its not the kind of thing we Continue reading The post The Hemorrhoid The Worlds Biggest Pain In The Butt appeared first on P... Read more
Tech-ual Arousal: The Future of Technology and Sexual Health
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Rachel Gelman We live in a different time. I remember when chat rooms and meeting people from the internet was the plot line for a Lifetime movie. Now, we get in cars driven by strangers and fall Continue reading The post Tech-ual Arousal The Future of Technology and Sexual He... Read more
Diastasis Recti: Closing The Gap Between Research and Function
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Jandra Mueller During pregnancy and the postpartum period, many women suffer from both functional and cosmetic issues caused from the widening of the abdominal wall from stretch and pressure generated from the growing uterus. This stretching can Continue reading The post Diast... Read more
Your pelvic floor: what is it good for?
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Shannon Pacella The pelvic floor is a phrase used very frequently here on the blog as well as in our clinics, but to those unfamiliar with this area of the body, it may still be this illusive Continue reading The post Your pelvic floor what is it good for appeared first on Pel... Read more
Oh coccyx, my coccyx!
Thursday, December 1st, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Britt Van Hees If you dont know what or where your coccyx is, count yourself lucky. This little bone can make quite a ruckus when its not happy, often called coccydynia. The coccyx, or tailbone, is our Continue reading The post Oh coccyx, my coccyx appeared first on Pelvic Hea... Read more
Is your internal thermometer working correctly? Persisting pain and your thyroid
Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melissa Hines As a physical therapist specializing in pelvic floor disorders, specifically pelvic pain, I have noticed a strong correlation between chronic pain, the thyroid, and the endocrine system. I wanted to explore what hormonal imbalances can Continue reading The post I... Read more
Physical Therapy Treatment for Interstitial Cystitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast If you have ever experienced a urinary tract infection you probably shudder recalling how painful it was as urine filled in your bladder and the knife-like sensation you felt everytime you peed. You could not Continue reading The post Physical Therapy Tre... Read more
Painfree childbirth, peaceful labor, comfortable delivery: the practice of hypnobirthing
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Photo David J Laporte By Melinda Fontaine Peaceful labor Comfortable delivery Calm childbirth Do these sound like oxymorons Its true Jane was a young woman who saw a segment on TV about HypnoBirthing. She saw Continue reading The post Painfree childbirth, peaceful labor, comforta... Read more
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