So, you’ve set up an appointment or are exploring pelvic floor physical therapy? We know as a woman and mother, you are very . . . very . . . busy. It can be hard to make time for yourself, so you want to make sure your efforts are well worth the time invested. With … More 4 Ways To Make the Most Out Of Your Pelvic Floor PT Appointments!
Definition of Chronic Pelvic Pain Non-cyclic pain of 6 or more months duration that localizes to the anatomic pelvis, abdominal wall at or below the umbilicus, lumbosacral back or the buttocks and is sufficient severity to cause functional disability or lead to medical care. From a Physical Therapy perspective, patients who have chronic pain have … More “What can I do for my chronic pelvic pain?”
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Scenario 1 For sale: Skinny jeans. BNWT. It’s time for a night out. The skinny jeans are calling. The form flattering fabric is just hanging there in the closet, brand new with tags (BNWT). So why is the black leggings and shirtdress of choice the 10th time?! Because the shirtdress-legging…
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the specialty’s premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health. ACOG boasts more than 58,000 members whose activities include producing practice guidelines and other educational materials as it relates to women’s health. Cora Huitt, PT, DPT, MACT, BCB-PMD, IF attended ACOG’s 2017 … More ACOG & IPPS Annual Meetings
October is National Physical Therapy Month! In honor of all that physical therapists do in helping their patients reduce pain, we will be discussing how PT can help you reduce the need for pain medication and improve your individual functional outcome. Dealing with pain of any kind is hard. Now, let’s talk about pelvic pain. … More Pain Meds or PT?
NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH & FITNESS DAY National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is observed on the last Wednesday in September. It is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. SO, WHO STARTED THIS OBSERVANCE? This holiday was started in 2002 by the Health Information Resource Center. You can visit their … More National Women’s Health & Fitness Day
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?