Chronic pain or burning down there? The causes and treatments for vulvodynia and vestibulodynia explained.
Sex should be enjoyable, pleasurable, and pain free where you and your partner can share in intimacy! It should not be painful… at all. So if you experience pain, you may be wondering what’s normal, what’s not and what can help? Painful sex, also known as...
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.
The exciting birth story of our first son from starting contractions to the final big push.
What to do after being diagnosed with Endometriosis. How a multidisciplinary approach may be the way to go to reduce pain and improve function.
The cause and effects of Endometriosis explained by a pelvic floor physical therapist.
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!
Urinary leakage is very common, but not normal. So what can you do? Learn how to empty your bladder correctly, prevent pelvic floor issues, and manage those pesky leaks!
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.
We all have pelvic floors and we here at NOLA Pelvic Health are proud to offer physical therapy help 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.
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.
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.
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.
What to expect from your first pelvic floor physical therapy session. The first step can be scary to take but so worth.
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.
“Mom Butt” is the term for a loss of ‘junk in the trunk,’ or a flat butt that tends to develop postpartum. Why does your bum go flat after pregnancy? Why do women’s bums seem to go flat after childbirth? What contributes to those weaker, less shapely glutes? What you need to know.
Pubic bone pain or SPD during pregnancy and postpartum.
Have painful sex, pelvic pain, pubic bone pain, low back or hip pain, urinary leakage, pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, menstrual discomfort or diastasis recti? Read this.