We all have pelvic floors and we here at NOLA Pelvic Health are proud to offer physical therapy help to everyone: men, women, and those who identify as LGBTQIA+.
Have you heard of this rare skin condition? Explore the causes, connections to pelvic health, and treatment options for men and women affected by lichen sclerosis.
A pain in the butt… literally. Causes of tailbone pain explained and how to relax your plevic floor muscles to reduce tension and discomfort.
Kegels – they are not for everyone. What a proper kegel is and ways to tell if it is the right fit for you.
Looking for an alternative to tampons? The pros, cons, and logistics of menstrual cups explored.
Why you may have never heard of Meralgia parasthetica and what it means for thigh pain during pregnancy. Diagnosis, causes, and treatments explained here.
Many women and men have overactive or tense pelvic floor muscles and kegels and tightening exercises can make matters worse, especially during pregnancy and postpartum. Your pelvic floor may be too tight or tense if you have peeing or pooping issues, have pain with sex, or have any pelvic pain. Here’s what you can do about a too tight pelvic floor.
Pelvic organ prolapse is not necessarily a death sentence for your vagina. In many cases, prolapse is completely treatable without surgery, and may even be able to be improved. But to know how to treat prolapse, we first have to understand what it is.
For most people hemorrhoids are annoying, but can usually be cleared up with some intentional habit/lifestyle changes or home remedies. Here we discuss what they are, who’s at risk and how they can be prevented.
Can you use the Peloton during pregnancy? How can you safely use the Peloton during pregnancy? When can you use the Peloton after giving birth? We break down everything you (and your vagina) need to know.
Lube can be a great addition to sex for pleasure, decrease duration or aid in vaginal dryness. There are so many different choices that it can be hard to find one that will work for your needs. Read on for some tried and true lubricants that are PT approved.
Diastasis recti is a separation of the connective tissue in the middle of the large abdominal muscles known as the rectus abdominis (6 pack abs). Here’s how you can help prevent it, and what to do if you have it.
What to expect from your first pelvic floor physical therapy session. The first step can be scary to take but so worth.
Pubic bone pain or SPD during pregnancy and postpartum.
A six week postpartum visit typically does not include screening or assessment for pelvic floor issues that would warrant a referral to a pelvic health physical therapist.
Sex is not supposed to hurt… at all. It’s supposed to be pleasurable and enjoyable. Find our more of what can be causing discomfort with sex.