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Everyday Activities Supported by Pelvic Floor Muscles

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Emily Tran1 Comment

The Unsung Heroes: Everyday Activities Supported by Pelvic Floor Muscles By PHRC Admin   While often overlooked, the pelvic floor muscles are unsung heroes that play a vital role in supporting everyday activities. These muscles, located at the base of the pelvis, provide structural support to our internal organs and facilitate essential functions. In this blog post, we will explore …

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PHRC is accepting new patients in Pasadena, California!

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By Stephanie Prendergast, MPT, PHRC West Los Angeles The Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center is excited to announce that we are now accepting new patients in our newest location in Pasadena! Let’s be real, Los Angeles traffic is no joke. Since we opened in West LA in 2014 we have been honored to help patients from all over the greater …

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Exercises for Short /Tight Pelvic Floor Muscles

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By Admin Disclaimer: I’m a PT and a Pilates instructor.  Often, patients ask if Pilates is the answer for their pelvic floor dysfunction.  You know that old saying, “Kegel-ing all day, keeps the urine at bay.”  Well, unfortunately, this is not always true.  At times Kegel-ing can make actually make your symptoms worse, be it urinary urgency, frequency, incontinence or …

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Our FAVE Pelvic Health Resources, Products!

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Stephanie Prendergast8 Comments

By Gabriella Chavarin Our FAVE Pelvic Health Resources, Products! It’s that time of year when we all make “New Year’s resolutions.” If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably resolved to sleep longer, be more active, and eat healthier. But what about your pelvic health? One of the questions I’m asked most often at PHRC is: “Do you have any recommendations …

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Pelvic Floor-Friendly Exercise, Diet Advice for the New Year

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Stephanie Prendergast14 Comments

Like so many of you, my new year’s resolutions include exercising more and eating healthy. As I embarked on my plan for doing both, I got to wondering where my pelvic floor health fell into the mix. “Shouldn’t my exercise plan take my pelvic floor issues into consideration?” I wondered. I certainly didn’t want to start a fitness routine that would …