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?
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 […]
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 […]
3 Moves to Make Room for Baby – 3rd Trimester Edition
Expectant moms often come to me with the goal of a vaginal birth. They want to avoid a c-section and deliver “naturally”. If you share this goal, know it’s a common and normal desire. There are many reasons why this is a goal for so many expectant mothers. Vaginal births tend to be the safest; […]
5 Easy Exercises to do Everyday When You’re Expecting
There’s a lot to prepare when you’re expecting. Sleep sacks, bassinets, and pediatricians may all be on your mind for your new baby. You may even be conducting Instagram polls for recommendations to get prepared for your new baby’s arrival. But, please don’t forget the one factor moms tell me they wish they would have […]
Six Thing You Can Do 2-4 Weeks Postpartum for a Healthy Recovery
The first weeks postpartum are the A to Z of emotions and adjustment. Sitz baths, breastfeeding successes and challenges, and the slow, yet fast, moving days are all part of managing your baby’s acclimation into the world. Here’s your gentle reminder that YOU too are recovering. Birth takes a major toll on your body! Though your pelvic […]
All About Your Pelvic Floor!
Have you heard of the Pelvic Floor but weren’t quite sure what it does and how it works? Maybe a Pilates teacher was asking you to engage your pelvic floor and you didn’t know if you were activating the right muscles, or squeezing in all the right places… It’s okay to ask: “What exactly is […]