womens health Articles
Pelvic Pain and Sex: Not Great Bedfellows
Friday, June 27th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
Chronic pain can put a damper on anyones sex life no matter the location of the pain, but pelvic pain impacts a patients sex life on another level. The reason for this is that the pelvic floor plays a major role in sexual functioning. For instance, if you have vulvar burning or p... Read more
Do Oral Contraceptive Pills Cause Vulvodynia?
Friday, June 20th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
by Guest Bloggers Dr. Andrew T. Goldstein, Dr. Jill Krapf, Zoe Belkin The debate about the role of oral contraceptive pills OCPs in vulvodynia has been underway for almost two decades. More than a dozen different research articles have been written on the topic, both supporting a... Read more
Pelvic Messenger: Blog Radio Show Tackles Pelvic Pain
Friday, June 13th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
In todays blog post we wanted to turn the spotlight on The Pelvic Messenger, a blog talk radio show that for the past few years has been tackling many of the tough issues surrounding pelvic pain. The bimonthly show is devoted to improving patient and healthcare providers knowledg... Read more
Vulvovaginal Disease Update 2014: Must-read Nuggets
Thursday, June 5th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
Last month three of our PTs, Allison, Malinda, and Stacey attended the Vulvovaginal Disease Update 2014. Vulvar dermatoses affects millions in the United States often greatly interfering with a womans quality of life. And as pelvic floor PTs, its certainly an issue that can overl... Read more
What if you Can’t Find a Pelvic Floor PT?
Saturday, May 31st, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
In this weeks post, blog contributor and fellow pelvic floor PT, Sara Sauder, who practicesin Austin, Texas at Sullivan Physical Therapy, provides us with an honest, thoughtful answer to this all-too-common dilemma. Take it away Sara If youre lucky enough to find a pelvic floor p... Read more
Women's Health: What Healthcare Changes Mean for You
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
When the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” was passed back in 2010, there was a lot of controversy about the women’s health provisions in the bill – specifically the birth control provisions. In fact, the controversy over the birth c... Read more
Why Can’t PHRC Treat Medicare Patients?
Friday, May 23rd, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
Why cant PHRC accept Medicare patients This question arises on a weekly basis, leaving patients frustrated and angry. We are frustrated too. We believe that Medicare is violating the rights of its beneficiaries with certain regulations; therefore, this blog post is dedicated to a... Read more
PHRC LA Now Open!
Friday, May 16th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
On May 5th, PHRC opened a new clinic location on the West Side of Los Angeles, and we couldnt be more excited. The clinic is located in the heart of West LA at 11500 Olympic Blvd, Suite 440, in between Sawtelle Blvd. and Barrington Ave. Stephanie will be spearheading the LA clini... Read more
The Case of Male Pelvic Pain, Painful Sex
Friday, May 9th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
History Ben is a 32-year-old male whose chief complaints are right testicle ascension and sometimes associated pain, which started after he began using the hip adductor machine at the gym. His symptoms are worse post ejaculation or with strenuous activity, such as biking or playi... Read more
Roundup: What Top Pelvic Health Bloggers are Talking About
Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
A challenge to Depend Incontinence Products; the truth about the effectiveness of AZO Yeast as a therapy for yeast infections; orgasm facts; and spring fashion choices for IC patients these are among the blog posts that some of our favorite pelvic health bloggers have posted in t... Read more
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