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Lichens Sclerosis

All Lichens are not created equally but today we are discussing Lichens Sclerosis (LS). Lichen sclerosis (LS) is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that most commonly affects the genital and anal regions of both men and women (note that there are cases of lichen sclerosis on the upper body). It commonly presents as white, thin,Continue reading “Lichens Sclerosis”

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Maternal Health Awareness

January 23rd is Maternal Health Awareness Day and we want to share 5 major tips with you as you prepare for pregnancy and birth.  We all have heard the horrors of birth in the United States. We have the highest maternal mortality rate of industrialized countries throughout the world and additionally we as a countryContinue reading “Maternal Health Awareness”

Chronic Prostatitis/ Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Welcome back to part 2 of our Movember blog posts. Today we are talking about Chronic Prostatitis/ Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a common condition that causes severe symptoms, bother, and quality-of-life impact in the 8.2% of men who are believed to be affected (Magistro et al. 2016). TheContinue reading “Chronic Prostatitis/ Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome”

Managing Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction

Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction is an issue that affects many pregnant women. Most research articles report 20-30% of women but when characterized as pelvic girdle pain, it was reported to affect as many as 80% of women (Robinson et al 2010; Ceprnja et al 2017). Pelvic girdle pain itself could range from anything including pelvic floorContinue reading “Managing Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction”

Is Your Pelvic Floor Doing Too Much?

I often times get asked what the pelvic floor has to do with anything. Many individuals assume that they are not susceptible to pelvic floor issues because they are neither pregnant nor female, or they believe that their issues related to bowel and bladder dysfunction are due to other factors. As a pelvic floor therapist,Continue reading “Is Your Pelvic Floor Doing Too Much?”

Diastasis Recti

July is ‘Diastasis Recti Awareness Month’ and I want to take this time to highlight a topic that has had a substantial amount of “buzz” in both the birthing communities and social media.  Diastasis recti abdominus (DRA) is a ‘condition’ in which the rectus abdominal muscles, known to some as “the 6 pack muscles” areContinue reading “Diastasis Recti”

Sex After Baby

Congratulations!!!!!You just had your adorable baby! A few weeks have passed, maybe a few months and we have realized that we have a problem. Sexy-time is no longer sexy!For some of you that might look like having absolutely no interest in sex. For others, you were ready to jump back under the sheets, but whenContinue reading “Sex After Baby”

Pelvic PT Part 2: What to Expect At Your Appointment

If you haven’t read part 1 of this series, Pelvic PT: What it is and why you need it, please check it out HERE.  So you have been told that you need pelvic PT. Maybe you have been experiencing bladder or bowel issues.Maybe you have been having pelvic pain.Maybe you have been having issues with sex andContinue reading “Pelvic PT Part 2: What to Expect At Your Appointment”

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy- Part 1: what is it and why you need it!

Hello to all! So much has been happening since our last blog post including a logo change and a new office space… what can I say… we’ve been busy! What I have found myself doing so much lately though is having the conversation with others in the community about pelvic health, what issues may beContinue reading “Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy- Part 1: what is it and why you need it!”

When Valentine’s might not mean SEXY time!

It’s the season of love- SEXY time!Many will be getting their “swerve” on this Valetine’s day week (yeah to pregnant and post-partum clients) but for many Post-partum moms it’s not that easy. For many, they dread it! ️First off for most women, sex is NOT at the forefront of their mind…their newborn is! ️Secondly, mostContinue reading “When Valentine’s might not mean SEXY time!”