Show Your Pelvic Floor Some Love This Valentine’s Day-Exercises For Vaginismus Relief!
It’s no secret that intimacy is highly likely to happen on the holiday for love. However, you might be hesitant to jump in the sheets if you are experiencing some pain. What if it might be due to your pelvic floor?
What You Need To Know About Pain During Intercourse
Pain during intercourse can be a difficult and embarrassing topic to talk about, but it doesn’t have to be. It can be quite common and can have a variety of causes. Even though it might be common this does not mean that it is normal! In this blog post, we will explore what pain during […]
Why does my lower back hurt in postpartum?
After giving birth and in the years following, many women experience lower back pain. For some women, this pain can go on forever! The dull ache or throb at the base of the spine, right above the tailbone, is attributed to weak pelvic floor muscles. There are a few main contributors to weak pelvic floor […]
Belly Breathing! The benefits and how to do it properly!
A first step toward self-care, good exercise, and getting in tune with your mind+body is learning how to breathe properly. We are HUGE fans of belly breathing as it helps you become present with daily life but also in big moments like exercise, birth, and postpartum recovery. We help new moms HERE! Being aware of […]
11 Little Known Facts about Your Pelvic Floor
Do you avoid intense workouts for fear of leaking? Do you avoid intercourse because it’s painful? As a pelvic health physical therapist I’m often sounding the alarm that the issues you’re living with are in fact, issues. Most people don’t know that leaking and having painful sex are two of the most prominent issues among […]
5 Whole Body Moves for your Pelvic Floor
Are you thinking, “I need to tune in to my pelvic health, but I’m not sure where to begin?” We’ve got you covered! Whether you’re recovering from birth, or you’re finally confronting annoying symptoms like leakage or pain with penetration, these five moves will support your pelvic floor and your whole body. First, let me […]
5 Ways to Build Strength in Your Core!
So a few months (or years) have passed since childbirth, and you’re ready to tap back into your midsection aka your CORE! Maybe you want it to look more toned, relieve lower back pain, or exercise with more urinary & gas control. The goal of core strength is empowering! It means you’re activating your core’s […]
10 Exercises to help with Sciatic Nerve Pain
“A sharp shooting pain cascading from your hips down your legs.” “Horribly uncomfortable pinching pain that keeps getting worse!” “Mind-numbing pain in my behind.” “Stabbing infrequent pain.” Present in your back, glutes, or down the sides of your legs, sciatic pain greets most pregnant women in their third trimester. For some, it visits much earlier. […]
Birthing Partner 101: 9 Childbirth Tips for Dad
There’s not one simple secret to an easy labor and delivery, but being surrounded by support is a key ingredient to helping a woman have her most joyful birth experience. In order to endure labor with ease, a woman has to be able to connect her mind and body, which makes a good support system […]
Manual Soft-Tissue Therapy for Infertility
The desire to get pregnant isn’t an easy journey for all couples. In fact, for 1 in 8, getting and staying pregnant is met with challenges such as infertility and miscarriage. But if you’re struggling with infertility or miscarriages you may not know that pelvic physical therapy can support a different, more desirable path toward […]