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Aquanimity®: Balancing Mind and Body With Aquatic Movement
Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 by Carolyn Collman
Youve no doubt heard of equanimity, defined as mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, but did you know that you can achieve both mental and physical serenityby moving in warm water Hence Ive coined the term aquanimity as a wordto describe the balancing of mind and bo... Read more
Is There Really Such A Thing As Exercise Addiction?
Sunday, October 11th, 2015 by mike
Is Exercise Addiction Real The topic for my post today is about people who seem to be overly obsessed with exercise and working out, but is this really something that should be classified as exercise addiction. The question is whether there really is some truth about having an ad... Read more
Yoga Poses for Pelvic Pain
Thursday, September 17th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
By Casie Danenhauer Over the last year Ive had the joy of creating a yoga-based physical therapy intervention program for our patients with pelvic pain. I have also had the pleasure to be asked to teach a yoga workshop to a group of physicians and physical therapists at the Inter... Read more
The Ultimate Solution To Help Mothers Reconnect With Their Bodies And Rebuild Post-Baby Foundations
Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
By Wendy Powell,Postpartum Exercise Expert,Founder CEO of MuTu System This information relates to every woman who is having, has had, or will ever have a baby, who wants to regain full use and look of her beautiful pre-baby body who doesnt. Whether she has just had a baby, has te... Read more
No Sweat! Exercise Made Easy
Thursday, August 27th, 2015 by Lynn Jaffee
If there were ever such a thing as a magic bullet to good health, it would probably be exercise. It keeps your heart and lungs healthy, lubricates your joints, decreases stress, lowers blood pressure, and acts like the fountain of youth as you get older. In Chinese medicine, good... Read more
8 Pregnancy Tips from a Pelvic Health Physical Therapist /Mom
Thursday, August 6th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
By Melinda Fontaine I recall being eight months pregnant treating other pregnant women or new moms. I would always hear, How are you still working full time on your feet I still think the most honest answer is, Pure luck. Every pregnancy is different, and there are a lot of thing... Read more
Gwyneth’s Goop and the Pelvic Floor: What They Missed
Thursday, July 30th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
By Stephanie Prendergast Last week, Gwyneth Paltrows popular newsletter featured an article on pelvic floor muscles, which prompted numerous emails and tweets in my direction. Apparently this is a topic that makes my friends and colleagues think of me. While pondering why everyon... Read more
Summer Edification, Gifted Ed in PA, ESEA, CCSS, More
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
TIME FOR SUMMER SCHOOL For you, that is If you've never gotten around to an organized learning experience about advocating for your child, Wrightslaw's Summer School might be an opportunity for you. This year's six-part session is starting now. Wrightslaw promises, "You'll l... Read more
Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner! Proper Body Mechanics for Parents
Friday, May 29th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
By Melinda Fontaine, DPT Having a baby is like running a marathon with your pelvic floor and pelvic girdle muscles. Did you know that 65 of women who had low back or pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy reported persitent symptoms 14 months after delivery1 20 -70 of new moms exper... Read more
Gardening Ergonomics: Pull Those Weeds Without Pulling Your Back Out
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 by Carolyn Collman
Now that Spring is here, many ofmy Monday aquatic therapy clients come to me complaining of aches and pains from a weekend of gardening. Ive found that gardenersare like artists in that they become so focused on their workthat they ignore their bodies and pay for it later. So for... Read more
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