Tag Archives: pelvic floor

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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Jamie Justice Attends Pelvic Floor Piston Course

I was recently able to attend an excellent continuing education class, The Diaphragm Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations with Julie Wiebe, PT.  Julie is a physical therapist in California whom I have heard speak before at national conferences, and …
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Don’t Wait to Get Your Body Back

Pregnant women often brush off symptoms such as lower back or pelvic pain or bladder issues.  “It comes with the territory; it will go away after I have the baby.”  Pregnancy and postpartum can already be overwhelming. Of course, after …
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Be Strong: Bladder Health Class

Wednesday, Nov. 9 | 6pm-7:30 pm | FREE With more than 25 million Americans affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, the medical community has taken note. Since incontinence is a symptom rather than a disease, the method of treatment depends …
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Exercise and “Leakage:” A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

I recently had a conversation with someone who really likes to do CrossFit.  CrossFit is a high intensity workout regimen using varied functional movements, popular with many fitness enthusiasts.  This person told me that during training sessions people are instructed …
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Jamie Justice Attends Pelvic Pain Course

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS recently attended a continuing education class in November at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston.  The class, titled Finding the Driver in Pelvic Pain, was an advanced level class to help physical therapists sharpen diagnostic …
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Body after Baby DVD now available!

Only $15! Please ask at the front desk if you’d like a DVD. Taking care of babies and small children can be overwhelming. The joy and wonder of watching little ones grow and adjust to their world mix with the …
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Be Strong: Working from the Inside Out (Bladder Health class)

Wednesday, Nov. 11 | 10am-12pm -or- 6pm-8pm | FREE With more than 25 million Americans affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, the medical community has taken note. Since incontinence is a symptom rather than a disease, the method of …
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Sexual Assault Awareness

April marks the 14th annual Sexual Assault Awareness month. Sexual Assault Awareness month serves as a time to bring attention to sexual assault and the impact it has on both individuals, families, and communities across the country. According to the …
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