21 02, 2018

Be Your Own Health Advocate

2018-03-30T11:23:35+00:00

When I met fellow physical therapist Andrea Wood, PT, PRPC, she was preparing herself for a hip surgery that entailed a long road to recovery. Using her experience as an example, Andrea talks about how to be your own health advocate and a participant rather than a spectator in your health.


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Be Your Own Health Advocate 2018-03-30T11:23:35+00:00
25 01, 2018

Flourishing in the Cold: Self-Care in Winter

2018-03-30T11:23:35+00:00

Winter can be filled with dramatic temperature fluctuations and a range of damp weather: snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain (or, all four together in what forecasters call a “wintery mix”). It can make it hard to practice self-care in winter.

So how can we best manage our bodies and spirits […]

Flourishing in the Cold: Self-Care in Winter 2018-03-30T11:23:35+00:00
19 01, 2018

Optimizing Bladder Control: Strengthening the Pelvic Floor

2018-03-30T11:23:36+00:00

As a yoga teacher and pelvic floor physical therapist, I blended the two disciplines together as part of a holistic model of care to create this video for optimizing bladder control through strengthening the pelvic floor.

This video is recommended for people who experience:

  • weakness in the pelvic floor
  • urinary […]
Optimizing Bladder Control: Strengthening the Pelvic Floor 2018-03-30T11:23:36+00:00
13 01, 2018

Relieving Pelvic Pain

2018-03-30T11:23:36+00:00

Pelvic pain affects 25% of women and 11% of men. Often, those who are experiencing pain feel more alone than the statistics reveal because pelvic pain is not as readily spoken about as other parts of the body, like the back or hip.

Pelvic pain can disrupt bowel, bladder, digestive, and […]

Relieving Pelvic Pain 2018-03-30T11:23:36+00:00
27 11, 2017

Posture of the Month: Long Lunge with a Twist

2018-03-30T11:23:37+00:00

Holiday season has arrived…and so have the holiday parties, office cookies, and extra travel. If you find that your bowels aren’t giving you holiday cheer, try a few rounds of this long lunge with a twist.

Long Lunge (with a twist) is a nice way to lengthen the front of the […]

Posture of the Month: Long Lunge with a Twist 2018-03-30T11:23:37+00:00