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Pelvic PT Part 2: What to Expect At Your Appointment

If you haven't read part 1 of this series, Pelvic PT: What it is and why you need it, please check it out HERE

So you have been told that you need pelvic PT. 
Maybe you have been experiencing bladder or bowel issues.
Maybe you have been having pelvic pain.
Maybe you have been having issues with sex and intimacy.
Maybe you are pregnant or have just had a baby and are either looking to optimize your birth or you might be dealing with some aches, pains or other pelvic issues. 
And...

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An ER Visit & Gratitude


My anniversary was a week ago and I spent it in the ER ...

 

You heard me right... the ER...

But not for myself...

My daughter was chasing her brother, fell and hit her head. She told my husband she was fine but as he started cleaning her wound it started bleeding and wouldn't STOP.

So he took her to the ER...

 

When he called me and told me, I felt my heart fall to the floor... I sped ... and prayed not to get pulled over... but kept speeding none-the-less. Got the last parking...

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy- Part 1: what is it and why you need it!

Hello to all! So much has been happening since our last blog post including a logo change and a new office space... what can I say... we've been busy!

What I have found myself doing so much lately though is having the conversation with others in the community about pelvic health, what issues may be associated and why it is important to get help. 

You see, so many people, especially women believe that incontinence (leaking urine or feces) for instance is something that happens to pregnant...

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Why am I so tired all the time?

Many moms after having a baby complain that they are tired. Not just tired, but exhausted! Many attribute this to fatigue from the birth process and frequent waking at night or getting very little rest because of having a new baby who themselves have an unregulated sleep cycle. All of this can be true, however sometimes the issue is beyond just having a few more hours of sleep. What if you had someone to take your child for the day, to give you at least 8 hours to get some rest? Some people...

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Resource List For Moms

INCOME ASSISTANCE

Need Help Paying Bills (Local Assistance Resource)
http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html

BREASTFEEDING ASSISTANCE

La Leche League – Breastfeeding resources, and direct links to local LLL leaders for breastfeeding support groups
https://www.llli.org/

Kelly Mom:...

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The New Baby Shower Gift!

Baby showers are a time to bless a mom. She may or may not be surprised with the event to begin with, but then she is blessed with an abundance of clothes, diapers, wipes and possibly whatever else she had on her registry.

While baby showers, have transformed into some of the most “glam” events, many moms know that once all of that fades, they are still in need of so much! So essentially, the question is “what can we do!”

Here are 5 things that you can gift to a mom...

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Getting back to biking after baby!

physical therapy Mar 21, 2019

In part 1 of this AMAZING series, my friend and colleague Dr. Liz Koch talks about a special Post-partum population- specifically mountain bikers! Dr. Koch writes:

You have now taken time off the bike when you were pregnant and now you are feeling the itch and urge to get back out there! Oh man you are ready to feel the wind in your face, the woods around you, and the rock beneath your wheels.

How do you get there?

There are three exercises that are great to test your ability and...

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The 2nd trimester…What’s in store?

physical therapy Feb 20, 2019

Congratulations! You have passed the infamous 13-week mark. You are excited because maybe your morning sickness has ended (or maybe not). In a few weeks you get to find out the sex of your baby- how awesome!

The 2nd trimester is interesting because your body continues to undergo many changes but here is where some of those changes become visible. As such, there are a few things that we need to be mindful of.

  1. Your posture. Due to the growing weight of the fetus, your center of gravity...
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When Valentine’s might not mean SEXY time!

It’s the season of love- SEXY time!
Many will be getting their “swerve” on this Valetine’s day week (yeah to pregnant and post-partum clients) but for many Post-partum moms it’s not that easy. For many, they dread it!

🔸First off for most women, sex is NOT at the forefront of their mind…their newborn is!💯

🔸Secondly, most women are lacking sleep and if you ask them what they most want, I guarantee it would be this…sorry fellas 🤷🏾‍♀️

🔸Up to 30% of women...

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10 tips for moms who have hemorrhoids

Most women when they are pregnant will experience hemorrhoids. After all, they affect at least 10% of women during this time. But what are they????

Hemorrhoids are really no more than swollen veins in the rectum. During pregnancy the pressure of the growing fetus on the pelvis and blood vessels can result in irritation and swelling to these vessels. Additionally, progesterone is present during pregnancy and causes relaxation of the vessel walls of the veins causing them to be more prone to...

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