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Triumph Through Telehealth: Jim’s Journey Overcoming Chronic Prostatitis

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By Melissa Patrick, PT, DPT, RYT , PHRC Lexington   For the estimated 15% of men worldwide who suffer from pelvic pain, finding the right providers to properly diagnose and treat their pain can be a daunting task, especially when seeking local options in their community. As a result, some patients end up traveling long distances to receive care.  Fortunately, …

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Updated 2023 Virtual Services

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By PHRC Admin Team   Did you know that the Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center offers a variety of virtual health services?   Often people do not understand their symptoms until they stumble upon our website, blog, or social media channels. Some people have a diagnosis but they do not have a pelvic floor physical therapist locally to help them. …

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A Kenyan Pelvic Health Physical Therapy School Scholarship 

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By Elizabeth Akincilar, MSPT, Cofounder, PHRC Merrimack The Jackson Clinics Foundation was formed in 2012 to fund educational efforts in East Africa. To date the foundation has sent over 100 faculty members from their clinics and from around the country to teach in east and central Africa. Some of the best and brightest physical therapists in the United States have …

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PHRC is going back to Nairobi, Kenya!

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By Elizabeth Akincilar, MPT, Cofounder, PHRC Merrimack   PHRC is going back to Nairobi, Kenya!   The Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center is returning to Nairobi, Kenya to teach a pelvic health course to a second cohort of physical therapists in October 2022. We taught the first cohort of physical therapists in February 2020 and unfortunately COVID has delayed our …

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IPPS Post-Conference Specialty Course

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By Amy Stein, MPT, DPT, BCB-PFD, IF & Karen Brandon, DSc, PT, WCS This year we are excited to present a post-conference course dedicated to physical therapy clinical skills and treatment planning for complex endometriosis cases. This workshop is in-person and virtual.  We are so excited to have an all-star group of presenters, an expert panel, and case dissection round tables where …

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World Physical Therapy Day- A Q&A about Pelvic Floor PTs

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September 8th is World Physical Therapy Day!   To celebrate, we wanted to do a little Q&A about pelvic floor physical therapy and what it’s like to be a pelvic floor physical therapist!   What is pelvic floor physical therapy?    In a nutshell pelvic floor physical therapy (PFPT) is the branch of physical therapy that is focused on conditions …

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You’re Invited to a Live Virtual Event! Sue’s Pelvic Pain Success Story & Going the Distance for her Cause! 

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By Kim Buonomo, DPT, PHRC Lexington   Here at PHRC we love to celebrate our patients’ success and we are inviting you to join us for a special success story and fundraising event. We shared a little on IG Live last week, in case you missed it, you can view the video on our Instagram. Register for the full event …

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Nutrition Awareness Month: Integrative Health & Nutrition Services

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By Jandra Mueller, DPT, MS, PHRC Encinitas   March is Nutrition Awareness Month and we’d love to share the services we offer here at PHRC and talk about why nutrition is so important, especially for those with pelvic health conditions.    What is Integrative Health and Nutrition?    In contrast to conventional medicine, which places emphasis on treating a disease, …

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One-on-One Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Mentoring is now LIVE!

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By Liz Akincilar, PHRC Cofounder We are thrilled to report that after introducing our Online Clinical and Business One-on-One Mentoring Program a few weeks ago, the response was overwhelmingly positive! Stephanie and I were very excited to begin to offer these services, as educating the professional community is so important to us, but we weren’t quite sure how excited the …

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PHRC is Offering Online Mentoring and Pelvic Floor Continuing Education!

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By Stephanie Prendergast, PHRC Cofounder As the COVID-19 pandemic continues we are adjusting to the new normal here at PHRC. Our business has been significantly affected, with many of our offices being totally closed for weeks or months. We are slowly reopening carefully and in accordance with the CDC guidelines. We launched a digital health program for patients and are …

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Integrative Health & Nutrition Services Now Offered Virtually Through PHRC!

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By Jandra Mueller, DPT, MS, PHRC Encinitas I’m Jandra, and I am a pelvic floor physical therapist here at PHRC, and the Director of PHRC Encinitas. I am very excited to announce that I have just completed my Master of Science degree in Integrative Health and Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health.  A little about me: a few years …

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Online Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Appointments Are Now Available!

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It’s a terrifying time and we’ve got you covered. We hope everyone is staying home and healthy as we wait out the current COVID-19 pandemic. The safety of our patients, staff, and the community is important to us. As a result of government directives, our Lexington, MA office is closed until April 6th, our San Francisco, Berkeley, Los Gatos, Walnut …

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The Pelvic Health and Rehab Center is Taking Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy to KENYA!

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By: Elizabeth Akincilar, PHRC Cofounder PHRC is going to Nairobi, Kenya! I’m excited to announce that PHRC will be sharing their passion and knowledge for pelvic health in Nairobi, Kenya, in February 2020! Myself,  PHRC’s Rachel Gelman, PT, DPT and Shannon Pacella, PT, DPT will have the privilege of teaching Pelvic Floor 3 to Kenyan Physical Therapists through the Kenya …

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NEW COURSE: Advanced Management of Complex Pelvic Pain Syndromes

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By: Stephanie Prendergast, MPT   After a five year break from traveling, lecturing, and teaching courses Liz and I are excited to announce that we are re-entering the classrooms! Many people who know us or follow us on social media know our work promoting pelvic floor physical therapy at medical conferences, my leadership role as the first physical therapist to …

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Roundup: What Top Pelvic Health Bloggers are Talking About

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A controversial new Kegel product; the benefits of “going commando”; a review of male pelvic pain; and controversy surrounding epidurals: these are among the blog posts that some of our favorite pelvic health bloggers have posted in the past few months. In this blog we offer a roundup of these and other noteworthy posts for your reading pleasure. KGoal: What’s …

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Roundup: What Top Pelvic Health Bloggers are Talking About

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A challenge to Depend Incontinence Products; the truth about the effectiveness of AZO Yeast as a therapy for yeast infections; orgasm facts; and spring fashion choices for IC patients: these are among the blog posts that some of our favorite pelvic health bloggers have posted in the past few months. In this blog we offer a roundup of these and …

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Roundup: What Top Pelvic Health Bloggers are Talking About

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One of the things I love best about blogging is the opportunity it’s given me to meet and interact with other bloggers in the pelvic health universe. And to be sure, there are some real stars out there! Just in case you haven’t spotted them yet, in today’s post, we’ve corralled all of the most recent, must-read posts from our …