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Should I give Acupuncture a Try?

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Stephanie Prendergast29 Comments

  By Guest Blogger Michael Yang If you haven’t tried acupuncture/dry needling for your pain, you may be missing out on a safe and often effective treatment. In this blog post, guest blogger, acupuncturist Michael Yang, answers some common questions about this alternative treatment approach to pelvic pain. Take it away Michael! Where’d this whole needling thing start anyhow? Well, …

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Can Essential Oils Help my Pelvic Pain?

In Female Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast8 Comments

By Guest Blogger: Liz Palmer Pelvic floor discomfort is literally a pain in the ass. The journey from disease to health can be long and frustrating, especially in a culture where doctors shrug their shoulders at pelvic pain. Taking advantage of holistic modalities can make the pilgrimage to health a less arduous one. One such method is essential oils—highly concentrated …

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How Hypnotherapy Helped My Pelvic Pain

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Stephanie Prendergast2 Comments

By Guest Blogger: Liz Palmer For those of us who suffer from pelvic pain, it can be an impossibly frustrating journey. First, it can take years to seek help. Let’s be honest, it’s incredibly awkward to tell your doctor that your vagina hurts so bad you cry during sex, or that you can’t maintain an erection because of the searing …

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Can Yoga help my Pelvic Pain?

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Elizabeth Akincilar12 Comments

Is there a role for yoga in pelvic pain healing? “Absolutely!” says Dustienne Miller, a Northern California-based pelvic floor PT who also happens to be a certified yoga instructor. I sat down with Dustienne to learn more about exactly how yoga and pelvic pain rehab go together, and in today’s post I’m going to share what I’ve uncovered. How Yoga …