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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”

Navigating Sex and Menopause

What the HECK is menopause anyway right!!!! Most people aren’t sure. For some it’s a period of misery defined by hot flashes, weight gain, and negative changes, but do women really understand what is happening and why? Menopause is the cessation of your menses (period) and a woman is considered to have transitioned through menopauseContinue reading “Navigating Sex and Menopause”

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 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!”

10 tips for moms who have hemorrhoids

Most women when they are pregnant will experience hemorrhoids. After all, they affect at least 10% of women during this time. But what are they???? Hemorrhoids are really no more than swollen veins in the rectum. During pregnancy the pressure of the growing fetus on the pelvis and blood vessels can result in irritation andContinue reading “10 tips for moms who have hemorrhoids”

Marijuana and Chronic Pelvic Pain

Before you jump to conclusions… No,  I am not insisting you get “high”, but you have to admit that the title sounds way catchier than “CBD oil for chronic pelvic pain”. Many people still are unaware of CBD oil, its origins and benefits. Many are still cautious with regards to the use of marijuana productsContinue reading “Marijuana and Chronic Pelvic Pain”

Strengthening your lady parts…

One, Two, Three, Four…. That’s usually the sound of any person counting as they exercise, counting rep by rep… sometimes even with the addition of a little weight. Well did you even know that there is such a thing called a vaginal weight? You heard me… VA-GI-NAL weights! But before you go jumping to AmazonContinue reading “Strengthening your lady parts…”