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 […]

Leaking while you move?

Have you ever been laughing at a colleague’s joke and realize you just leaked and now must run to the restroom or sit in discomfort ’til it dries up? Have you been out for a jog, and though you just emptied your bladder, you feel leaks occurring with every step?  Only to turn home and […]

Why does sex hurt?

3 out of 4 women report having painful sex. Unfortunately, you may find yourself in the majority here too. Sex should be pleasurable, intimate, and painless. It also serves as a basic human need! So why isn’t it working out for a good majority of women?  (Click here to get our painful sex freebie!) 8 […]

Are Kegels Bad for You?

Call it an old wives tale, or a one-size-fits-all approach, telling women with pelvic floor issues to do Kegels is not the answer that truly best fits all. Yet oddly enough, Kegels have become the popular go-to exercise for so many! Performing Kegels for any and all pelvic problems can make some symptoms worse. Not […]

What is a dilator?

If you’re like many of my patients, your pelvic floor may be a new territory.    The pelvic floor serves key functions, but until it acts up, you may not pay too close attention. That is why I’m committed to educating and making you aware of symptoms we don’t normally talk about.  On the table […]

5 Ways to Avoid Prolapse during Birth and Postpartum

Over a quarter of women develop prolapse during childbirth and postpartum. That’s almost 1 in every three women living with discomfort, maybe pain, and a sign your pelvic floor needs attention. Prolapse can develop during pregnancy when extra weight adds pressure to the pelvic area, during childbirth (noticeably more in traumatic labor or when you’ve […]

Inflammation and its connection to infertility

If you’ve been trying to conceive for over a year and have yet to get pregnant, you may begin to research the various causes of infertility. Among the main results: age male and female “factors” such as egg production and sperm quality and “unknown” causes If you don’t know where to begin in figuring out […]