womens health Articles
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
Pelvic Myths: True or False?
Thursday, March 17th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine Have you heard these common pelvic rumors Can you guess which ones are true or false As a pelvic floor physical therapist, Ive heard quite a few old wives tales about the pelvis. Test your Pelvic IQ with these 16 true or false statements TF Everyone should do ... Read more
Pelvic Myths: True or False?
Thursday, March 17th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine Have you heard these common pelvic rumors Can you guess which ones are true or false As a pelvic floor physical therapist, Ive heard quite a few old wives tales about the pelvis. Test your Pelvic IQ with these 16 true or false statements TF Everyone should do ... Read more
Treatment Solutions for Endometriosis
Friday, March 11th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Did you know that severe menstrual pain is not normal If you experience severe pain during your period it is possible you are suffering from a very underdiagnosed disease called Endometriosis. Endometrial tissue lines the uterus. In response to hormonal i... Read more
What’s The Best Position for Giving Birth?
Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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ByMalinda Wright Some things about childbirth are easy to plan where to deliver, at a hospital or at home; who to have by our side, an obstetrician or a midwife; what to call the new baby once he or she is born. However, there are plenty of complications that we cant predict, suc... Read more
What is Get PT 1st?
Thursday, February 25th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Last fall, I began seeing the logo you see above, appear in my Twitter feed and on Facebook. As a physical therapist, I was happy to see an organization committing to improving awareness about our field. Its safe to say that most of the world has no idea ... Read more
Understanding Breech Babies
Thursday, February 18th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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This week, our guest writer andaward winning prenatal chiropractor Dr. Elliot Berlin, takes us through a hot button topic breeched babies. By Elliot Berlin DC Early in pregnancy, your baby has plenty of room to move, as youre probably well aware. My patients often share that its ... Read more
“How Hernias Can Cause Pelvic Pain”
Thursday, February 11th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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This week, our guest writer Dr. Shirin Towfigh will discuss Inguinal Hernias and how they may be related to pelvic pain. Hi all. This is Dr. Shirin Towfigh. I am a Board Certified General Surgeon who specializes exclusively in all things hernia, with specialty in hernias among wo... Read more
What’s The ‘Right’ Way To Poop?
Thursday, February 4th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Shayna Reid From NPR1 to Mens Health2, the right way to poop has become an increasingly hot topic for discussion. In factPut Your Constipation Woes Behind You, is consistently our highest ranking blog every week. Oh,and if you havent seen the knight and unicorn bestowing the b... Read more
Female Pelvic Pain Explained: Megan’s Success Story
Thursday, January 14th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast The Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center is excited to announce that Pelvic Pain Explained was released on January 13th In honor of the book and the New Year, we are sharing stories from our patients that were kind enough to be interviewed for this boo... Read more
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