womens health Articles
Our Favorite Pelvic Pain Resources
Friday, March 21st, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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In this weeks blog were offering a list of our all-time favorite resources for our pelvic pain patients Brand New IPPS Blog and Website At the beginning of the year the International Pelvic Pain Society IPPS launched a completely revamped website. The goal of the site is to be a ... Read more
Pelvic Pain and Exercise: General Fitness Tips
Saturday, March 15th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Part two of a two part series on exercise and pelvic pain. Last week we posted a blog about whether there are any exercises that patients can do that would help with their pelvic pain healing. In this weeks blog were going to look at the second common question our pelvic pain pat... Read more
Pelvic Pain and Exercise: What Exercises can help Treat my Pain?
Friday, March 7th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Part one of a two part series on pelvic pain and exercise. Exercise is a major topic that comes up in the treatment room with our patients. The two questions surrounding the exercise conversation are 1. Are there any exercises that I can do that will help treat my pain Most folks... Read more
C-Section Scar: Problems and Solutions
Friday, February 28th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Postpartum pelvic floor rehabilitation is a big part of what we do at PHRC, and a major issue that we treat for new moms involves C-section scarring. In this post, were going to discuss the issues that can arise as a result of a C-section scar as well as how these issues can be a... Read more
Shedding Light on Male Pelvic Pain and Sexual Dysfunction
Friday, February 21st, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Guest blogger Dr. Jeannette Potts, of Vista Urology and Pelvic Pain Partners, has a great deal of experience treating male pelvic pain. In this post, she sheds some light on sexual dysfunction associated with male pelvic pain. The continued misuse of the generic diagnosis, prosta... Read more
What is a “Good” Pelvic Pain PT Session Like?
Thursday, February 13th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Recently we received a question from a reader asking us to describe what a typical good pelvic floor physical therapy session is like. Its a question Im sure every pelvic pain patient prescribed PT has thought about. Currently, there is no standard of care for pelvic pain PT. So ... Read more
Voiding Problems in Children: Pelvic Floor PT can Help
Thursday, February 6th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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PHRC is now offering pediatric pelvic floor PT at its Berkeley and San Francisco locations. This blog post is dedicated to explaining both the voiding problems that lead children to pelvic floor PT and how PT can help. Many children suffer from bladderbowel voiding dysfunction. I... Read more
Update: Gynecologists CAN Treat Male Pelvic Pain Patients!
Friday, January 31st, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Gynecologists are no longer banned from treating male pelvic pain patients, says the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology ABOG in a reversal of its September directive. ABOG announced the good news on Thursday in a statement saying This change recognizes that in a few rare... Read more
Women's Health: Tips to Avoid Top Health Concerns
Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Many issues that affect a woman's health are unique to the female gender. What's more, the symptoms of some common health problems are different for women than they are for men. It's important to understand how to recognize signs and symptoms of common health problems related ... Read more
Update: Gynecologists can Treat Some Men
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Last month we blogged about the issue of gynecologists treating male pelvic pain patients. At issue was a statement released from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology ABOG, warning gynecologists who were treating male pelvic pain patients that doing so could cost them ... Read more
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