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We help women & men stay active and find relief from pelvic pain, urine and bowel problems, sexual dysfunction, prenatal & postpartum issues like diastasis recti and prolapse.

Top Myths About Sex & Pelvic Health For Women

Top Myths About Sex & Pelvic Health For Women

It’s so deep rooted that we just accept painful sex, it all starts in sex education in school (if that was even something you had as child) and that periods are painful, sex STAY AWAY (do not get pregnant) and the friends you spoke with said “Yeah,...

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Let’s Talk About Your Poop

Let’s Talk About Your Poop

Looking at your poop, it's important! When we know what our poop looks like and when we FEEL GOOD emptying our poops we generally feel better, overall!  Pelvic physical therapy is very helpful in managing constipation and leaking poop, and other...

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Are you leaking urine when you jump- cough – sneeze?

Are you leaking urine when you jump- cough – sneeze?

Oftentimes we think-- or society has ingrained in our brains-- that leaking urine because we are a mom or aging woman is normal. And it most definitely is NOT normal!! Yes, it is very common, but you do not need to just give up and wear pads--...

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How to Fit a Work Out Into Your Busy Schedule

By now I’m sure you’re well aware of the benefits related to daily cardio, stretching, and resistance activities. Not only does your heart get a massive health-boost, but your entire body feels more supple and strong; your immune system is...

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How Stress and Diet Relate to Pain

Ever been in a foreign country and tried to order off of a long, complicated, alien looking menu? Did you use hand signals to describe the dish you wanted? Did you whip out your phone and hope Google has the answers? And, in the end, did you just...

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Your Body During And After Baby

Your Body During And After Baby

We are entering a new journey in our mom culture and it is called postpartum recovery aka recovery after baby. Why has it taken so long to get this implemented in our country and world again? We used to be set up very differently in our culture,...

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Can Scar Tissue’s effects be fixed?

Can Scar Tissue’s effects be fixed?

Scar tissue can be an ongoing hindrance for many of us. From an obstacle when it comes to movement, to a constant stretching feeling, dealing with scar tissue is oftentimes a daily, frustrating struggle. Luckily, you don’t have to fight that battle...

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Tips To Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Tips To Stay Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us… and with the festive season comes a feast of cakes, desserts, late night snacks, and indulgent lunches. At this time of year, then, it seems especially difficult to keep healthy and to stay fit. Many of us have children,...

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Relieving Headaches This Holiday Season

Relieving Headaches This Holiday Season

For many of us, the holiday season is accompanied by food, family, and oftentimes a headache or two. Headaches are, in fact, one of the most common ailments many patients face during the festive season – albeit literally or figuratively! When it...

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Your Sleep Habits May Be Making You Feel Worse

Your Sleep Habits May Be Making You Feel Worse

Are you in pain and just can’t seem to break free of the discomfort? Or, are you feeling under the weather, stiff, groggy, without energy, and just plain drained? If so, then it might be time to turn your attention to your sleeping habits. Your...

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Why Stress Can Make Your Aches And Pains Worse

Why Stress Can Make Your Aches And Pains Worse

As we approach one of the biggest holidays of the year, I know many of you can practically feel the stress baring down on you – from gifts, to parties, to kids, to food, to travel arrangements, and even to family matters, these things add up!...

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Physical Therapy: Common Misconceptions Debunked

Physical Therapy: Common Misconceptions Debunked

Physical therapy has always been shrouded in mystery, and the truth is many people don’t really know what it is. Some think that physical therapists only stretch muscles, or rehabilitate athletes. Others feel as though physiotherapy is an intense...

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What is pain, really?

What is pain, really?

As a physical therapist, I deal with pain on a daily basis in one form or another. Back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, neck pain, ankle pain… they’re all part of my daily experience. Pain is such a common experience for most individuals at some...

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Running Injuries and Prevention

Running Injuries and Prevention

We know that for many of our patients running is a passion. The truth is, however, so many of those same patients visit us because of injuries related to their runs. Far from telling them to stop running, our main goal is to prevent debilitating...

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Why Stretching Doesn’t Always Help

Why Stretching Doesn’t Always Help

When it comes to feeling stiff or hurt, most people assume that they need to work on moving the part of their body that feels tight. Conventional wisdom suggests that if something is tight, it needs to be stretched. This is called working on your...

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The Pitfalls of Prolonged Rest

The Pitfalls of Prolonged Rest

Every week we hear countless patients ask us the same question: “how can I keep active even while I’m recovering from an injury?”. We completely understand: you’re fed up of resting the problem area in the hope that things will get better. Is this...

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What should I do? I hurt so bad….

What should I do? I hurt so bad….

You wake up and realize that your back is not allowing you to roll over in bed again. You thought this pain would have gone away by now. You tried to rest, you tried stretching, you tried to avoid any painful postures, you've taken some Ibuprofen...

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