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 […]

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 […]

The 4 Real Reasons You Still Have a Pooch

You’re back to working out, you’re maintaining a healthy diet, you’re staying hydrated, or heck, you’re #1 at closing your rings in the family but you’re still staring at your pooch and thinking when is this going to flatten!? Truth is, you most certainly may be the fittest cutie in the cul-de-sac, but that isn’t […]

5 Postpartum Symptoms Every Expectant Mother Should Prepare For

You expected the precious gift of baby, but not all the post-birth changes to your body are so-called “gifts”. Good news first- some of these changes won’t stick around forever! Bad news- some will hang on like a fly at a barbeque. It is important to understand the A to Z of the most common […]

3 Pool Exercises for Pregnant Women to do this Summer

Pregnant during summer? Hop into the pool to relax, stretch, and strengthen. You can move with intention to prepare for birth while also enjoying genuine self-care. These three exercises are low-impact and serve a dual-purpose: help your mind and body relax; strengthen and open in preparation for delivery and recovery. The weightlessness our bodies enjoy […]

3 Simple Breathing Exercises to do Today for your Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are natural reactions to living. Read that again! Our body is wired to protect us and keep us safe.  When we anticipate real or perceived threats to our safety- emotional, mental or physical- we call on our fight, flight, or freeze responses. This is common and natural, and a pertinent function of […]

A Pelvic PT Primer: What is it? How can it help?

Dr. Kim Bryant gets a lot of questions about what she does.  She is a licensed Physical Therapist whose practice specializes in pelvic health.  Most people are familiar with Physical Therapy (PT), but many have no idea that there is a specialty that focuses on pelvic, reproductive and abdominal health.  What exactly is that? Well, […]