womens health Articles
Is it still Prostatitis if my cultures are negative?
Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Chronic Prostatitis Its not something discussed at a baseball game or at a family gathering. However, it is estimated that between 2-14 of men worldwide are diagnosed with chronic prostatitischronic pelvic pain syndrome CPCPPS1. But what exactly is CPCPPS Accord... Read more
Ending Kegel Confusion: Here’s What You Need to Know
Thursday, April 16th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Allison Romero I recently had the opportunity to get together with a group of moms through the Holistic Moms Network HMN in Fremont, CA. I had put together a talk on what I thought were the most common issues moms of any age might be facing, but I wanted to spend some time ask... Read more
Get to know your Vulva: A Guide to Self Examination
Thursday, April 9th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Lets just start with the word vagina. Vagina. It sounds like an infection at best. Maybe a medical instrument. Hurry, nurse, bring me the vagina. Vagina. Vagina. It doesnt matter how many times you say the word, it never sounds like a word you want to say. -Eve Ensler, The Vagina... Read more
Where’s the Yeast? When pelvic floor dysfunction mimics yeast infections
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Vaginal yeast infections, aka candidiasis, are an uncomfortable and common issue that many women find themselves dealing with at some point. Three out of four women will experience at least one vaginal yeast infection in their lifetimes-many will experience two or more. If youve ... Read more
Growing Pains: A Story of Sex, Vaginismus, and Clinically Approved Dildos
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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This week writer Jackie White, writer, educator, and creator of the website Sexual Healing, shares her colorful story and essay on pelvic pain. Growing Pains A Story of Sex, Vaginsmus, & Clinically ApprovedDildos POSTED ON JANUARY 16, 2015 BY JACKIEMWHITE Not Just Another Blo... Read more
Coffee with Lorimer
Thursday, March 19th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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This week guest blogger and esteemed LA colleague, Julie Weibe, PT talks about her conversation the brilliant Lorimer Moseley, Ph.D., B.App.Sc. Her posts sums up one of the reasons Steph and Liz asked Dr. Moseley to write the forward for their book, Pelvic Pain Explained. Heres w... Read more
Meditation for Reducing Pelvic Pain Symptoms
Thursday, March 12th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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This weeks blog post is written by PHRC LAs Casie Danenhauer, DPT. In addition to evaluating and treating her own patients with pelvic floor disorders, Casie offers individualized yoga sessions and home programs for all of our LA patients recovering from pelvic pain. This service... Read more
Dairy and Pelvic Pain
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By guest blogger Jordan Hoffman Stephanie here In the late summer and early fall of last year I began experiencing increasingly painful periods. I was bleeding very heavily, taking up to twelve Advil per day without relief, and very concerned about what was happening in my reprod... Read more
Why Stephanie and Liz are Writing a Book
Friday, February 27th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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For the past six months, Stephanie and Liz have been busily working on writing a book titled Pelvic Pain Explained Everything you Need to know to Help you Navigate the Complex Terrain of Pelvic Pain. The book will be published by Rowman & Littlefield. We dont have the publica... Read more
The Case of Post-prostatectomy Urinary Incontinence
Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Patient History Ted is a 67-year-old male with a primary concern of stress urinary incontinence SUI and secondary concerns of erectile dysfunction. Ted reports he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September 2013 and underwent a bilateral nerve-sparing radical suprapubic prost... Read more
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