Many of you saw the article that NPR published some weeks ago (see screen shot below) and were quite shocked by what you read. Here’s a bit from that article: “Nearly half of the nurses who responded to the survey were unaware that maternal mortality has risen in the U.S. in recent years, and 19 … More What is your post-birth plan?
Ladies, let’s talk more about painful intercourse. This topic can tend to be brushed aside and many women may feel too ashamed to bring it up to their doctor or other health professionals. This particular type of pain can cause self esteem and relationship issues. As a continuation to our previous blog post, let’s explore … More When Sex Doesn’t Feel Good . . .
Painful intercourse can be difficult to talk about. If you’re experiencing painful intercourse, you may wonder if the pain is all in your head or the result of something you’re doing wrong in bed. After all, sex is supposed to be pleasurable, right? The truth is that sex isn’t pleasurable or pain-free for all women … More Let’s Talk About Painful Intercourse (aka Dyspareunia)
“I’ve heard the term…but what is Coccydynia?” Plain ‘n simple….it is pain in the region of the coccyx (tailbone). This can happen for a variety of reasons, and is often a cause of post-delivery pelvic pain. What does the coccyx do and where is it located? The coccyx serves as an attachment site for tendons, … More “Ouch…My Tailbone Hurts!”
As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true? Performing impact sports such as running or gymnastics can fatigue the pelvic floor muscles that hold the pelvis together and support the pelvic organs. Pelvic floor muscles must be strengthened and work together with the abdominals and deep back muscles. … More As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?
We asked women to send us their most frequently asked questions about bladder issues and leakage . . . so by popular demand, here they are! The answers here are brief. For a more in-depth look at these issues, use our search tool to find specific blog posts on topics such as, “frequent urination”, “stress … More Why Didn’t I Know That 1 In 4 Women Leak?
Moms . . .are you pregnant, currently breastfeeding, frustrated with past attempts or just wanting to learn more in preparation for your next baby? Women’s Health Physical Therapy is hosting a Moms Circle Meetup group that will focus on breastfeeding! We are excited to have Priscilla Moore, owner of Happy Latch, who is an International … More Moms Circle Event : All about breastfeeding with Happy Latch!