Valsalva and the Vaginal Vacuum

Terminology and Technique for Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation The time has arrived to correctly describe and effectively use the Valsalva maneuver–and the all-important Vaginal Vacuum that can accompany the maneuver–in pelvic floor rehabilitation. How one performs the Valsalva breath holding technique is an important consideration in pelvic floor health and rehabilitation. The Valsalva maneuver was introduced … More Valsalva and the Vaginal Vacuum

Every”body” is Unique!

  Healing and re-training your muscles can be a slow process. 🐌 Every”body” responds differently to therapy and treatments. Our therapists take into consideration your particular goals and how your body is responding to exercises, manual therapies and modalities. Pain and musculoskeletal dysfunctions often contain many layers and may require a multi disciplinary approach. We … More Every”body” is Unique!

The limited role opioids play in treating chronic pain

Potentially addictive opioid💊 painkillers are often prescribed for chronic pain, but they actually work only slightly better than placebo pills, a new review shows. . The analysis, of 96 clinical trials, found that on average, opioids made only a small difference for people with conditions like osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and sciatica. “Opioids should not be a … More The limited role opioids play in treating chronic pain