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 […]
6 Things to do Everyday for your Pelvic Floor
Taking care of your pelvic floor can seem random and often the last thing that pops into your mind. But hear us out… Your pelvic floor provides your body with some serious functions! By controlling urine and bowels it provides SUPPORT to internal organs. The pelvic floor also provides STABILITY by connecting the hips, back […]
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 […]