Pelvic Health
Period Tips from a Pelvic Floor Therapist

Period Tips from a Pelvic Floor Therapist

I was ten years old the day I got my first period. My mom handed me a maxi-pad and a book about menstrual cycles and said, "Let me know if you have questions." And that was it. There were no conversations about options for menstrual care, and my menstrual products...

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Your Guide to Working Out With an Overactive Pelvic Floor

Your Guide to Working Out With an Overactive Pelvic Floor

If you suspect or have been told that you have an “overactive” pelvic floor, this means that the pelvic floor muscles tend to contract more than is necessary, resulting in excessive pelvic floor muscle tension, similar to ‘tight shoulders’. Causes of an overactive...

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How menopause affects the pelvic floor

How menopause affects the pelvic floor

You probably know that menopause presents a whole new set of changes in someone’s life. We talk about hot flashes, sleep issues, and mood swings, but did you know that the health of your pelvic floor and menopause are absolutely connected? Changes in hormones can lead...

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Does Sex Hurt? 6 Tips to Help Reduce Pain.

Does Sex Hurt? 6 Tips to Help Reduce Pain.

Sex should be enjoyable, pleasurable, and painless. It should not be painful… (unless you want it to be). If you experience pain, you may be wondering what’s normal, what’s not and what can help?   Painful sex, also known as dyspareunia, is a common diagnosis with up...

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Is your Pelvic Floor Too Tight?

Is your Pelvic Floor Too Tight?

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.

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Mardi Gras Tinkle Tips!

Mardi Gras Tinkle Tips!

Mardi Gras 2022 is FINALLY HERE! We can’t wait to indulge the revelry of the next week. And though we love the glitter, king cake, and spirit of New Orleans during Mardi Gras, we can’t forget the difficulties around a lack of bathroom access that comes with each carnival season. Fear not, here are our favorite bladder and tinkle tips to keep your pelvic floor happy while out there on the route!

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Lichen Sclerosis

Lichen Sclerosis

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.

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Yoni Eggs: Pros and Cons

Yoni Eggs: Pros and Cons

Are yoni eggs or kegel balls really the answer to a healthy pelvic floor? We set the record straight about when and how to use kegel balls.

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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.

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Best Lubes (And What You Should Avoid)

Best Lubes (And What You Should Avoid)

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.

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All about Hemorrhoids

All about Hemorrhoids

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.

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Peloton and Your Pelvic Floor 

Peloton and Your Pelvic Floor 

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.

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How to Stop Urinary Leakage

How to Stop Urinary Leakage

Gotta pee right now?! Are you crossing your legs or running to the bathroom? When’s the last time you went? How much have you drank? What did you drink? Why might you be feeling this urge? Here’s what to do when you gotta go.

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How to Take Great Care of Your Pelvic Floor

6+ Simple Tips to Prevent or Overcome Pelvic Floor Problems

Pregnant? Postpartum? Struggling with peeing or pooping probs? Experiencing painful sex? Download this free guide for some simple, do-able, totally-not-weird tips to take better care of your down there.

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