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How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Helps Fecal Incontinence

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  Loss of bowels can be quite alarming considering a recent systematic review revealed that nearly 7.7% of community adults, with no difference in gender, have fecal incontinence.2 Fecal incontinence is defined as an uncontrolled loss of stool and can have significant implications on one’s physical and psychological well being. It is associated with social isolation, anxiety, loss of employment and …

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The Scoop on Poop: More than Constipation

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Everybody poops!   I hope that everyone reading this blog accepts this reality.  At PHRC, we spend a lot of time talking to our patients about the importance of proper pooping. Often, this discussion is uncomfortable. I get it. No one is keen to bond with their bowel movements. Poop has a bad reputation, which is unfortunate because it can …