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.
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.
Symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse can be confusing, scary and limiting. Does exercise make it worse? Can exercise make it better? Do I have enough strength? Should I do kegels? Should I try to hold my muscles in during running? Can everything just fall out down there? These are just a few of the questions pelvic health therapists hear when it comes to exercising with 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.
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.
Menstrual cups can be a great fit if you want to save some money, reduce your impact on the environment and are ok with menstrual blood. With a little bit of trial and error and persistence, menstrual cups can be a great choice!
What to expect from your first pelvic floor physical therapy session. The first step can be scary to take but so worth.
Many women who have been treated for Breast Cancer may experience pelvic floor changes like vaginal dryness and urinary leakage. And they may not know that pelvic floor therapy can help.
A pelvic health PT shares her tips for navigating second trimester.
Pubic bone pain or SPD during pregnancy and postpartum.
The exciting birth story of our first son from starting contractions to the final big push.
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.