THRIVE: Mind, Body & Soul

  We were not made to merely survive.  We were made to thrive!  To thrive is to flourish in every area of our lives: physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially, and relationally.  Learning how to thrive is a process, and it is our goal to create an atmosphere that assists women on their journey. Whether through yogaContinue reading “THRIVE: Mind, Body & Soul”

A New Paradigm for Postpartum Care

Given the urgent need to reduce severe maternal morbidity and mortality, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a new revised Committee Opinion to reinforce the importance of the “fourth trimester,” and to propose a new paradigm for postpartum care. 👏 . ACOG now recommends that postpartum care should be an ongoing process,Continue reading “A New Paradigm for Postpartum Care”

Yes, accidental bowel leakage is more common than you may think.

Yes, accidental bowel leakage is more common than you may think.💩 . The biggest risk factors are age but many younger women deal with ABL as well. Other major risk factors are being overweight, bariatric surgery and complications during a vaginal childbirth. . So what’s happening to cause this? Short answer, nerve or muscle damage. AnyContinue reading “Yes, accidental bowel leakage is more common than you may think.”

What Are the Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety?

What is postpartum depression and anxiety? It’s common for women to experience the “baby blues”— feeling stressed, sad, anxious, lonely, tired, or weepy — following their baby’s birth. But some women — up to 1 in 7 — experience a much more serious mood disorder — postpartum depression. (Postpartum psychosis, a condition that may involveContinue reading “What Are the Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety?”

Finally, Someone Listened To Me

86% of postpartum women experience some kind of sexual problem: 🔴 Painful/uncomfortable intercourse 🔴 Lack of arousal 🔴 Lack of orgasm 🔴 Decreased sensation . ➡️ Your pain is REAL. ➡️ Your frustrations are REAL . Your sexual health is important. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, find a pelvic floor physical therapistContinue reading “Finally, Someone Listened To Me”

Why Am I Suffering From Embarrassing Leakage?

  Why do some women suffer from embarrassing leakage 💦 when exercising, while others seem to crank out the miles on their bike without a drop?🚴‍♀️ . There are many reasons for bladder leakage during activity, but the overall underlying cause is a weak sphincter muscle (that holds the urethra closed) and/or weak pelvic floorContinue reading “Why Am I Suffering From Embarrassing Leakage?”

That Time Kathe Wallace Came To Our Clinic…

We are so honored to have hosted a course with the one and only Kathe Wallace! 🌸 . Advanced Clinical Practice Skills Kathe Wallace is a nationally recognized leader in the pelvic floor specialty of physical therapy! You can learn more about her amazing work here. Our team, along with 20 other practitioners from across theContinue reading “That Time Kathe Wallace Came To Our Clinic…”