womens health Articles
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
Calling Bull*!@# on Science
Thursday, October 27th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer How many times have you heard a journalist say something like, Researchers report a significant breakthrough, Groundbreaking research shows , or According to a new scientific study The news constantly bombards us with research or Continue reading The... Read more
The Blunt Truth About Medicinal Marijuana and Pelvic Pain
Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Shannon Pacella Medical marijuana. Youve probably heard of it. Youve maybe even used it. But what you might not know about is the tug-of-war going on between researchers and lawmakers, and how this impacts the ability of Continue reading The post The Blunt Truth About Medicina... Read more
Great Sex and Orgasms After Prostate Cancer
Thursday, October 13th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine Meet Paul and Ashley. Paul and Ashley have an active sex life. They are taking the time to get to know each others bodies and pleasures as well as their own. They are trying new Continue reading The post Great Sex and Orgasms After Prostate Cancer appeared fir... Read more
Method to the Madness? Get to Know the Different Types of IUDs
Friday, October 7th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Jandra Mueller In my last blog, One and Done The IUD and the Future of Birth Control, I talked about how the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology ACOG are recommending long acting reversible contraceptives LARC as Continue reading The post Method to the Madness Get to... Read more
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