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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Easy Mommy and Me Core Exercises

Working out again after delivering a baby isn’t so simple. Ask any new mom. Your body has undergone major changes, and sleep in the first few years is known as a “work in progress” for most.   Worst of all, finding time for you seems to fall by the wayside.  How do I know? I […]

Profiling a Hypotonic Pelvic Floor: Signs, Causes, and Treatment!

Are you putting off yoga or going for a run because you know once you start you will feel vaginal pressure?  The pressure that’s there at the end of each day or after coughing.  Sometimes the pressure feels like a tampon that’s not in all the way, the need to pee, or its urinary leakage? […]

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.  […]