womens health Articles
One and Done: The IUD and the Future of Birth Control
Thursday, September 29th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Jandra Mueller Are you currently on birth control Have you used birth control in the past These are common questions I ask when doing an evaluation of a female patient who is experiencing painful intercourse, also Continue reading The post One and Done The IUD and the Future o... Read more
Chew on This: Diet and Your Pelvic Floor
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Rachel Gelman When I was younger, the phrase You are what you eat, totally confused me. Doughnuts are so delicious and sweet, therefore if I eat a half dozen of glazed old fashioned doesnt that mean that Continue reading The post Chew on This Diet and Your Pelvic Floor appeare... Read more
Kegel What?
Thursday, September 15th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Britt Van Hees The Kegel, the black box of the exercise world. Are you really doing it right In todays post we are going to review some simple exercises to help get to know Continue reading The post Kegel What appeared first on Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center. Read more
Is Cryotherapy an effective treatment for Pudendal Neuralgia?
Thursday, September 8th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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People recovering from pudendal neuralgia will tell you there is a lack of understanding about this diagnosis and treatment options in the medical community. Week after week, our blog,How do I know if I have PN or PNE, is Continue reading The post Is Cryotherapy an effective trea... Read more
Why All Postpartum Women Need Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Thursday, September 1st, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Image permission via Cosmopolitan By Stephanie Prendergast The Facts 21 of women undergoing vaginal delivery had levator ani avulsion1 29 of women undergoing vaginal deliveries had pubic bone fractures2 60 of postpartum women reported Stress Urinary Incontinence SUI3 Continue rea... Read more
Ketamine May Offer Rapid Relief from Persistent Pelvic Pain
Thursday, August 25th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Allison Wells, MD Chronic pelvic pain is at a difficult intersection of anatomical pain generators and mood disorders like depression and anxiety that are coincident with or caused by the pain itself. To effectively relieve chronic pelvic Continue reading The post Ketamine May... Read more
Tampon Talk
Friday, August 19th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melissa Hines A tampon is a mass of absorbent material, primarily used as a feminine hygiene product. The word tampon originated from the medieval French word tampion, which literally means a piece of cloth to stop a Continue reading The post Tampon Talk appeared first on Pelv... Read more
The Brain Below: The Role Your Gut May Play in Pelvic Pain
Thursday, August 11th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer When is the last time you heard a little voice inside you that tried to give you advice or warn you of danger Some describe it as butterflies, others a gut feeling. That feeling can Continue reading The post The Brain Below The Role Your Gut May Play... Read more
Letter To The Senator about Medicare
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Here at PHRC we are not Medicare providers, for good reasons; you may remember that PHRC published a blog post about them. Still, we receive calls almost daily from Medicare patients enquiring about treatment from Continue reading The post Letter To The Senator ... Read more
Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery with Vulvovaginal Pain
Thursday, July 28th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine Julia called me yesterday to ask some questions about pelvic pain and pregnancy. She was 38 weeks pregnant and getting ready to give birth. She had a history of some pain with intercourse prior to Continue reading The post Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery with V... Read more
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