womens health Articles
MAY you rub? Yes, you may! Let’s Celebrate Masturbation Month
Thursday, May 19th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Rachel Gelman May is Masturbation Month Now everyone knows that this is the time of year when the Masturbation Fairy delivers sex toys to all the good men and women of the world Its a time for giving to Continue reading The post MAY you rub Yes, you may Lets Celebrate Masturba... Read more
Slippery When Wet: Is your lubricant causing pelvic pain, infections, or fertility problems?
Thursday, May 12th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine Lube is great It adds moisture and decreases friction, but how do you pick from the multitude of different personal lubes on the market Which one is the safest Goop recently asked the same questions in response Continue reading The post Slippery When Wet Is yo... Read more
Physical Therapy for Male Pelvic Pain: Don’t Let the Penis Come Between Us
Friday, May 6th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast The Situation Room Why do men have to see Womens Health Physical Therapists The facts 15 of adult men worldwide suffer from pelvic pain. 1 8.2 of men will experience prostatitis-like Continue reading The post Physical Therapy for Male Pelvic Pain Dont Let... Read more
Scrotal Recall: A Case of Male Pelvic Pain
Thursday, April 28th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine The physical therapists at PHRC work as a team to help each other figure out the most efficient ways to help our patients. One way we share information is through weekly case studies, where one Continue reading The post Scrotal Recall A Case of Male Pelvic Pai... Read more
Hormones: Your Body’s Frenemies
Thursday, April 21st, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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ByRachel Gelman Hormones drive me crazy. As a woman, my biological clock seems to be more like an overactive alarm clock lately. For example, on a certain day I may see a baby and feel an intense urge Continue reading The post Hormones Your Bodys Frenemies appeared first on Pelvi... Read more
How PT can help with Anal Cancer Treatment
Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Allison Romero At PHRC we treat a wide variety of patient populations. One population that were beginning to see more often is patients undergoing treatment for anal cancer. Recent researchhas shown that the incidence of anal cancer, Continue reading The post How PT can help w... Read more
Male Pelvic Pain Explained: Steve’s Success Story
Thursday, April 7th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer I am happy to say that in March we celebrated our one year anniversary in our Boston area office In February 2016 we were excited to welcome our new staff, Melissa Hines, DPT, staff physical therapist and Erika Toronto, Administrative Assistant. It h... Read more
Male Pelvic Pain Explained: Steve’s Success Story
Thursday, April 7th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer I am happy to say that in March we celebrated our one year anniversary in our Boston area office In February 2016 we were excited to welcome our new staff, Melissa Hines, DPT, staff physical therapist Continue reading The post Male Pelvic Pain Explai... Read more
Sit yo’ a** down! The importance of sitting on the toilet
Thursday, March 31st, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Allison Romero Sitting on the toilet Actually sitting, skin to porcelain. No more hovering Even in public restrooms. I know, its going to be a tough paradigm shift since this issue is ubiquitous; one study, done in the UK, surveyed 528 women at a gynecology clinic and found th... Read more
Exercises for Short /Tight Pelvic Floor Muscles
Thursday, March 24th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Britt Van Hees Disclaimer Im a PT and a Pilates instructor. Often, patients ask if Pilates is the answer for their pelvic floor dysfunction. You know that old saying, Kegel-ing all day, keeps the urine at bay. Well, unfortunately, this is not always true. At times Kegel-ing ca... Read more
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