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“Lemme pee real quick!” STOP power peeing! You’re overpowering your pelvic floor!

“Lemme pee real quick!” ???????? Ladies: STOP ? DROP your ?fully on the seat, and let that stream ?ROLL on its own. HOVERING and/or PUSHING Isn’t doing you any favors. And by you, I mean your bladder AND your pelvic floor. I used to be guilty of doing this, too. I had no idea that …

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Sharing your postpartum journey improves maternal outcomes

“I thought I was the only one…” “Nobody tells you this stuff…” “Why is there so much preparation for pregnancy and delivery, but nothing afterwards?” “Why doesn’t anyone talk about how hard postpartum is, especially those first few months?” “I wish someone would have told me.” This is what I hear over and over again …

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-Ribcage Rotation- Why it’s important and how it impacts your pelvic floor

✨Your ribcage is connected to your pelvic floor ✨ Our primary breathing muscle (diaphragm) works with our pelvic floor How well our diaphragm works depends on how well our ribcage moves How well our ribcage moves depends on how well it can rotate ? Test this for yourself: 1⃣ Slump forward in your chair and …

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Period and Performance

Ladies, our monthly cycle impacts our athletic performance, period. The hormonal changes that naturally occur throughout the month influence our: cardiovascular system, respiratory rate, temperature regulation, strength output, insulin sensitivity, soft tissue flexibility, when we prefer to utilize carbohydrates vs fats for energy, just to name a few…it’s not just in our heads (that’s another …

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Got knee pain? How’s your pelvic floor strength? Did you know they could be related?

Let me tell you a story… A common story I hear all too frequently from my patients: “My knee has been bothering me for a few weeks. It first started when I began increasing my mileage, but would bother me mostly after my runs so it was hard to tell at first. I kept running …

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Telehealth Physical Therapy: Just as Effective as In-Person Visits

With all the changes happening in the world today – virtual doctors appointments, Zoom happy hour with friends, video calls for board meetings, etc. – we’re seemingly bombarded with a sensory overload. Technology has somehow taken the place of more traditional modes of communication during the COVID-19 era, and this can be frustrating, taxing, and …

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Headaches: What To Do When You Just Can’t Get Rid of Them

Headaches can strike at any time – without invite or warning – and if you’re anything like the majority of people out there, they can often affect your mood, energy levels, and general wellbeing. For some, though, headaches can be more than a passing inconvenience, with pain and discomfort lasting for a much longer time …

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