Tight Pelvic Floor Muscles? Look For These Warning Signs
Learn more about pelvic floor tightness and how to address hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction from constipation to muscle spasms in this informative blog post. Find relief using pelvic floor exercises by improving your overall muscle tone and pelvic health.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]