Category Archives: Women’s Health

Exercise and the Fourth Trimester

Our health care system has been slow to address deficiencies in the provision of care to the mother after pregnancy. Awareness of this deficiency is gaining momentum, and the medical community is beginning to embrace the importance of “fourth trimester” …
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Beyond the Race: Workshop for Runners and Endurance Athletes

Join us for a unique workshop/discussion group about issues related to running and endurance training, including injury prevention, diet, and psychological skills training.
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Introduction to Prime of Life Yoga®: Optimum Health for Midlife and Beyond

We’re excited to have Linda Karl back as a guest instructor for this great new yoga workshop!
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Jamie Justice at Sycamore CrossFit

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS, recently had a great time spending a few hours with the coaches from Sycamore CrossFit discussing pelvic floor and core strengthening principles. Here, she shares some of her experience and explains some of the concerns women …
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Are You at Risk for a Fracture?

One in three women over 50 and one in six men will experience osteoporotic fractures.  FRAX is an assessment tool used by doctors but can be usually used by anyone to input information that will let you know your risk …
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FREE Classes & Workshops at CT during Get Active Week!

We’re proud to have been selected as a partner during Get Active Week, a county-wide wellness initiative led by Live Healthy DeKalb County. To help celebrate, we are offering two free workshops, along with an expanded schedule of free classes …
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Jamie Justice attends course on Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain

Recently, I attended a continuing education class at Marquette University titled Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain: Rehabilitation Strategies for Pelvic Floor Clinicians. I’m always excited to come back and share these experiences with our colleagues. As physical therapists who also …
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Posture: The Key to a Strong Core

Thursday, Nov. 8 | 6:00-7:00 PM | FREE Our second installment of the Core Series is coming up on November 8th at 6 pm. In the first session we learned how to use our diaphragm to “turn on” our core …
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Pelvic Floor Muscles: The Five S’s

The pelvic floor muscles are some of the smallest in our body.  But together they create a very important diaphragm that provides a ton of support for our core. Here are the 5 S’s:  Sexual Function During intercourse, the pelvic floor …
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Tuning into Your Body

Whether it’s that “a-ha!” moment many of our physical therapy pateints describe, the sense of peace and rejuvenation many discover through yoga or other exercise, or the mindfulness–being conscious of your own brain’s messages and patterns–that you  practice and hone …
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