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IPPS Conference: Must-read Nuggets from Saturday’s Session
Saturday, October 19th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Saturdays speakers had a tough act to follow after Fridays sessions. At the end of the day, they proved they were more than up the task delivering a day of excellent discussions. Take a look at the nuggets that Continue reading Read more
IPPS Conference: Must-read Nuggets from Friday’s Session
Friday, October 18th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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During its nearly 20-year existence the IPPS has been a major driver of the progress made in the treatment of chronic pelvic pain. And what makes the Annual Meeting of the organization so exciting is that it provides an Continue reading Read more
October’s IPPS Conference Kicked off Today!
Thursday, October 17th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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ORLANDO, The 21st Annual International Pelvic Pain Society Conference kicked off today in Orlando, Florida at the Peabody hotel with the popular Basics Course. Topics covered at this years Basics Course include Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Causes of Continue readin... Read more
Gardasil or Guard Your Girls? Or Guard Your Girls Against Gardasil?
Saturday, September 28th, 2013 by Doug Bremner
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A Freedom of Information Act request to the FDA showed that there are 1,824 adverse events associated with the vaccine Gardasil, including 11 deaths. Human Papilloma Virus HPV is a virus that is spread by unprotected sexual intercourse that affects more than half of the populatio... Read more
Should You Worry About Your Birth Control Pill?
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 by Doug Bremner
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After their introduction in the 1960s, it was noticed that women on OCPs were developing blood clots in their legs and having heart attacks and strokes at higher rates. Newer generations of OCPs came with reduced doses of hormones, which lessened the risks. So at this point in OC... Read more
Male Pelvic Pain PT Patient: Should I Masturbate during Healing?
Friday, September 13th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Had Fourth-Degree Tear after Delivery How Can I Help Myself Heal Should I have the Pudendal Nerve Decompression Surgery Can Yoga Help Strengthen my Pelvic Floor These are the reader questions we will be answering in this Q&A blog post So read on, and if you have any questions... Read more
Male Pelvic Pain PT Patient: Should I Masturbate during Healing?
Friday, September 13th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Had Fourth-Degree Tear after Delivery How Can I Help Myself Heal Should I have the Pudendal Nerve Decompression Surgery Can Yoga Help Strengthen my Pelvic Floor These are the reader questions we will be Continue reading Read more
Why October’s IPPS Conference is going to be Awesome
Friday, August 23rd, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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As the end of August wraps up, and I start to feel that subtle change in the air that precedes fall, I cant help feeling excited about the approaching 21st Annual International Pelvic Pain Society Conference in Orlando, Florida. And because its been so much on my mind lately, I t... Read more
Pelvic Pain PT: The Role of Connective Tissue Manipulation
Friday, August 16th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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You say skin rolling. I say connective tissue manipulation. Tomatotomahto semantics aside, lets talk about what it is and what it has to do with pelvic pain. Skin rolling or connective tissue manipulation as Ill be referring to it throughout this post, is a major component of our... Read more
Pelvic Health Blog Roundup: CrossFit Controversy and More!
Thursday, July 25th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Our favorite health bloggers have been busy in the past couple of months For one thing, they swooped in and completely set the facts straight after a viral video endorsed the infuriating message that it was okay to pee during workouts. See how the controversy unfolded below. On t... Read more
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