Pelvic Floor

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What Should I Know About A Vaginal Delivery After Cesarean Section?

What should I know about a Vaginal Delivery After Cesarean Section? Are you a mama that had a cesarean section but is now looking into having a vaginal delivery with your next baby? You’re not alone! Vaginal Delivery after Cesarean, aka “VBACs” are becoming increasingly common compared to yesteryears. Keep reading to find out if …

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4 Tips For How To Take Care of “Down There”

Getting to know your own anatomy and feeling comfortable discussing what is normal and not normal is an important part of addressing pelvic floor dysfunction. This may come more or less easily to different individuals for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to, your upbringing, your community and religion, and your social circle. …

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Mythbusters! Pelvic Floor Edition – Part 1

MythBusters! Pelvic Floor Edition- Part 1 Have you recently been scrolling on social media while “sittervising” your kids at Twin Silos or Spring Creek Canyon Park and been introduced to the very opinionated world of online pelvic floor physical therapy? You may have seen bold statements like “never do kegals!” or “stop doing this if …

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hy Did I Start Leaking at 50!?

Why Did I Start Leaking at 50!? Overcoming Leaking!

As a healthcare professional, I recently had a patient named Anna* who came to me for a pelvic floor evaluation. Anna is a 50-year-old woman who has two grown adult children and recently retired. She loves to hike and run and was enjoying her newfound freedom until she began experiencing bothersome pelvic floor symptoms that …

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Do you have a “tight” pelvic floor? Get those muscles to relax!

Do you have a “tight” pelvic floor? Get those muscles to relax!

So, you’ve been doing research on the internet and have diagnosed yourself with an “overactive” or “hypertonic” or “tight pelvic floor” – now what? How do you get those muscles to chill out and relax? As we inhale, our diaphragm (breathing muscle) moves downward to enlarge our chest cavity to allow for air to be …

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Know Your Pelvic Floor – Return to Running Part 3

Know Your Pelvic Floor – Return to Running Part 3

 Are you a new mom that’s recently postpartum and looking to get back into running? Well first of all, go back and check out my first video and try those four strength training exercises to increase your lower extremity strength and stability. If you’ve done that and you’re feeling strong, you aren’t having any …

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Prevent Leaking While You Sneeze With This One Easy Trick

Prevent Leaking While You Sneeze With This One Easy Trick

Prevent leaking while you sneeze with this easy trick! The “Knack” is a Knack! Knack /nak/ noun: an acquired or natural skill at performing a task Do you leak when sneezing, coughing, or laughing? When we sneeze, laugh and cough there is increased pressure placed down on the pelvic floor from above which can lead …

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