womens health Articles
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
Voiding Problems in Children: Pelvic Floor PT can Help
Thursday, February 6th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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PHRC is now offering pediatric pelvic floor PT at its Berkeley and San Francisco locations. This blog post is dedicated to explaining both the voiding problems that lead children to pelvic floor PT and how PT can help. Many children suffer from bladderbowel voiding dysfunction. I... Read more
Update: Gynecologists CAN Treat Male Pelvic Pain Patients!
Friday, January 31st, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Gynecologists are no longer banned from treating male pelvic pain patients, says the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology ABOG in a reversal of its September directive. ABOG announced the good news on Thursday in a statement saying This change recognizes that in a few rare... Read more
Women's Health: Tips to Avoid Top Health Concerns
Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Many issues that affect a woman's health are unique to the female gender. What's more, the symptoms of some common health problems are different for women than they are for men. It's important to understand how to recognize signs and symptoms of common health problems related ... Read more
Update: Gynecologists can Treat Some Men
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Last month we blogged about the issue of gynecologists treating male pelvic pain patients. At issue was a statement released from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology ABOG, warning gynecologists who were treating male pelvic pain patients that doing so could cost them ... Read more
Helping Couples Cope with Illness and Pain
Friday, January 17th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Guest Blogger Barbara Kivowitz, co-author with Roanne Weisman of IN SICKNESS AS IN HEALTH Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness When we commit to our partner in sickness and in health, chances are we are paying very little attention to the in sickness part of t... Read more
PNE: Your Questions Answered Part II
Friday, January 10th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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This weeks post is the second half of a Q&A on the controversial diagnosis of pudendal nerve entrapment and the decompression surgery associated with it. For this post, we chatted with two of the leading experts on the topic Michael Hibner, M.D., a gynecologic surgeon at St. ... Read more
PNE: Your Questions Answered
Friday, December 20th, 2013 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Part III of our Demystifying Pudendal Neuralgia Series How does PNE pudendal nerve entrapment occur How is it diagnosed When is a patient a good candidate for the pudendal nerve decompression surgery When are they not These are among the questions we asked two of the leading expe... Read more
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