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4 08, 2018

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: Exploring Safe Exercises


You may have heard of diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) because it has been getting a lot of press in the past couple of years. My pelvic health physical therapy colleagues and I are seeing more self-referred postpartum patients because of this increased awareness.

Diastasis rectus abdominis occurs when the normal distance […]

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: Exploring Safe Exercises2018-08-07T09:46:15+00:00
4 08, 2018

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What It Is and How to Manage It


Your gynecologist or urogynecologist diagnosed you with pelvic organ prolapse. What does this mean?

Pelvic organ prolapse is defined by Haylen et al. as “the descent of one or more of the anterior vaginal wall, posterior vaginal wall, the uterus (cervix), or the apex of the vagina (vaginal vault […]

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What It Is and How to Manage It2018-08-06T19:05:16+00:00
27 06, 2018

Yoga for Transgender Health


I understand that not everyone who identifies as transgender will have surgery. Not everyone who identifies as transgender will bind or tuck. My hope is that people who do bind or tuck or have had surgery (and the practitioners who care for them) will find some specific postures helpful.

Yoga […]

Yoga for Transgender Health2018-08-14T10:44:33+00:00
27 06, 2018

Mindfulness While Using Dilators for Vulvodynia


Diagnosed with vulvodynia or vaginismus? Did your pelvic health physical therapist recommended using vaginal dilators to decrease vulvar pain? Did your doctor recommend dilators to help with vaginismus? If so, where do you start?

My friend and colleague Tracy Sher has compiled loads of helpful information for you! She discusses […]

Mindfulness While Using Dilators for Vulvodynia2018-06-29T12:56:27+00:00
3 06, 2018

Posture of the Month: Child’s Pose


Child’s Pose is a posture commonly practiced in yoga classes and home programs. It is often prescribed by physical therapists as a way to increase mobility and decrease stiffness acquired in our day to day life.

Let’s take a deeper dive into the creation of the shape of the posture, benefits, […]

Posture of the Month: Child’s Pose2018-06-03T16:36:58+00:00
2 05, 2018

Spotlight on International Pelvic Pain Society


The International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) is a valuable resource of information about pelvic pain for both professionals and patients. Its overarching goal is to “bring hope to men and women who suffer from chronic pelvic pain” through professional education and public awareness.

I was first introduced to the IPPS […]

Spotlight on International Pelvic Pain Society2018-05-06T10:32:54+00:00
1 05, 2018

Yoga for Pudendal Neuralgia


People who suffer with pudendal neuralgia, just like other types of pelvic pain, are often looking for a way to safely move and bring exercise back into their lives.

How do you go about reintroducing more movement into your daily lives? Working with a pelvic health physical therapist and these principles […]

Yoga for Pudendal Neuralgia2018-08-10T17:54:12+00:00
11 03, 2017

New Research on Yoga for Endometriosis


New research on endometriosis reveals yoga reduces pain and improves quality of life.

A randomized control trial was performed in Brazil, looking at the use of Hatha Yoga to treat pain caused by endometriosis.

The goal of the study was to evaluate chronic pelvic pain, menstrual patterns, and quality of life.

There were […]

New Research on Yoga for Endometriosis2018-06-11T21:08:34+00:00