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Five Steps to Overcoming Anxiety Around Intercourse
Friday, September 12th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Guest Blogger Lorraine Faehndrich How will I ever be able to have intercourse If youve struggled with pelvic pain its likely that this question is very familiar to you. Unless of course youve been pushing all thoughts of sex and intimacy out of your mind since your symptoms be... Read more
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PHRC Now Offering Yoga-based PT Sessions for Patients!
Friday, April 11th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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PHRC is now offering exercise-based sessions to compliment our traditional manual therapy sessions. These sessions are yoga-based physical therapy interventions that are specifically targeted toward the already established PT goals of our patients. Casie Danenhauer, PT, DPT, a va... Read more
Is “Vaginismus” an Outdated, Useless Term?
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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VAGINISMUS IS AN OUTDATED, USELESS TERM. This was the debate topic the Journal of Sexual Medicine posed to two teams of clinicians back in February at the annual ISSWSH conference. ISSWSH is the International Society for the Study of Womens Sexual Health. Liz was asked to take a ... Read more
My Blog Has a New Home!
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 by Andrea Purcell
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Hello I want to thank you for being loyal followers of this blog, and for all of your comments and posts.Just a heads up, I moved the blog over to my website. So any NEW blog posts will now ONLY be posted there. Please follow the link below to access and continue to follow this b... Read more
Why Acupuncture Helps Fertility
Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 by Lynn Jaffee
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One of the most rewarding areas of my acupuncture practice is treating women with fertility issues., many of whom have tried to get pregnant for years without success. Whether going through IVF, suffering from multiple miscarriages, or simply trying to get pregnant on their own, ... Read more
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
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