“I’ve heard the term…but what is Coccydynia?” Plain ‘n simple….it is pain in the region of the coccyx (tailbone). This can happen for a variety of reasons, and is often a cause of post-delivery pelvic pain. What does the coccyx do and where is it located? The coccyx serves as an attachment site for tendons, … More “Ouch…My Tailbone Hurts!”
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?
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?”
Healthy Bladder Habits for the Active Woman: Understanding Causes and How to Change … More Healthy Bladder Habits for the Active Woman: Understanding Causes and How to Change
Hello all, I wanted to share this article as I am aware that so many women still feel that they are part of a small group suffering from pelvic floor weakness and do not realize just how many other women are affected! As part of a women’s health PT protocol, it’s important to focus on … More You’re Not Alone! Pelvic Floor Weakness Affects Many Women
Q: What was your awareness of your pelvic floor before having children? “You know, I felt like I had a pretty good grasp of what’s in the pelvic floor and how my body worked. Going into it . . . I thought I knew what I was doing.” Q: What was the biggest change after giving … More “Oh yeah, I can do those Kegels . . . cool, no problem”