Tag Archives: women’s health

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month

Are you thankful for bladder health? Incontinence may not be high on your list of concerns. Indeed, not having a bladder problem is something many of us take completely take for granted. Yet more than 25 million Americans right now …
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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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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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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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