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!
Planning a pregnancy, currently pregnant or in the early stages of parenting? The Nurture RVA Birth and Baby Fair brings together expecting and new families with the care providers, businesses, and organizations that serve families during this exciting and challenging life transition. This year’s Nurture Birth & Baby Fair promised an amazing mix of passionate … More Nurture RVA Birth & Baby Fair 2017
It’s time for the ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2017! I always look forward to these conferences and the opportunity afforded for communication among scholars, researchers, and fellow practitioners about women’s sexual function and health. This year’s annual meeting is in the beautiful city of Atlanta, Georgia! The theme of this year’s meeting is The Embodied … More Yes, it’s that time of year again . . . !
New Moms Circle Event! When: January 26th @6:30pm-7:30pm Where: Clover – 3024 West Cary Street, RVA 23221 Price: Free! (please RSVP 804-379-3002) An event just for moms! You are not the only one dealing with incontinence, weak abs, back pain and pelvic pain. Come learn about common issues and concerns faced by many women … More
Scenario . . . A new mom has given birth to a healthy baby boy. She is about 6 weeks post-delivery and has been able to lose her pregnancy weight fairly quickly . . . all except for that stubborn stomach area that seems to just poke out. She feels like she is several … More “Why do I still look pregnant?”