womens health Articles
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
Male Pelvic Pain Explained: Tommy’s Success Story
Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Happy New Year everyone We are excited to announce that Liz and Stephanies book, Pelvic Pain Explained, is on sale here If you are on the road to recovery from pelvic pain, or know someone who is, you need to read Pelvic Pain Explained. We wrote this book to help people with pelv... Read more
Coached Pushing vs. Maternal Pushing
Thursday, December 17th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Last winter a patient of mine, who well call Sarah, shared her birth story with me. She was in the hospital laboring with her first child and everything was progressing as planned. Sarah started to develop strong urges to push and instinctively started to bear-d... Read more
The Role of Emotions in Relieving Pelvic Pain
Thursday, December 10th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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This week guest blogger Lorraine Faehndrich talks about the role emotional awareness plays in the healing process. Heres what she has to say ByLorraine Faehndrich Persistent pelvic pain can, and often does, have an emotional component. The pelvis is a part of the body that for ma... Read more
Why Get PT 1st? Here are the facts
Friday, December 4th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Vaginal pain. Burning with urination. Post-ejaculatory pain. Constipation. Genital pain following bowel movements. Pelvic pain that prevents sitting, exercising, wearing pants and having pleasurable intercourse. When a person develops these symptoms, phys... Read more
Get the DL on L&D: What you really need to know about Labor and Delivery
Thursday, November 19th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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Why dont you try squeezing something the size of a watermelon out of an opening the size of a lemon and see how hot YOU look Look Whos Talking By Melinda Fontaine Back By Popular Demand Here is the sequel to my 8 Pregnancy Tips. This is what a Pelvic PTMom wants you to know about... Read more
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