As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?

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.Continue reading “As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?”

ICS 2015, Montreal – International Continence Society

ICS, International Continence Society, is a registered charity with a global health focus with strives to improve the quality of life for people affected by urinary, bowel and pelvic floor disorders by advancing basic and clinical science through education, research and advocacy. Cora Huitt, PT, DPT, BCB-PMD, attended ICS’s 2015 Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada.Continue reading “ICS 2015, Montreal – International Continence Society”

Every Woman Should Know . . .

“After I had my second child, I really had a lot of pain in my pelvic floor . . . and I wouldn’t really know how to describe what I was feeling because it was new to me. I didn’t really have the same kind of pain the first time that I had my child.Continue reading “Every Woman Should Know . . .”

Learn. Dream. Live. Run.

As a women’s health specialist, my practice is centered around nurturing, educating and healing women of all ages. As such, I am so very blessed to also be involved in some young women’s lives through an organization called Girls On the Run!  “Girls on the Run® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating aContinue reading “Learn. Dream. Live. Run.”