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A Balm for Belly Blues: Maya Abdominal Massage & Gynecological Health

In Female Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast6 Comments

This week, our guest blogger Bria Larson, MS, LAc, FABORM  will discuss The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy. By Bria Larson The abdomen and pelvis are the source of our creativity and nourishment.  They are also vulnerable to injury from physical and emotional trauma, disease and dietary stressors.  Based on the healing traditions of the Maya, as taught by Dr. …

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C-Section Scar: Problems and Solutions

In Pregnancy/Postpartum by Stephanie Prendergast418 Comments

Postpartum pelvic floor rehabilitation is a big part of what we do at PHRC, and a major issue that we treat for new moms involves C-section scarring. In this post, we’re going to discuss the issues that can arise as a result of a C-section scar as well as how these issues can be addressed with the help of a PT. …

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Q&A: Post-Op Pelvic Pain, Kegels for Erectile Dysfunction, Scar Tissue and More

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Stephanie Prendergast and Elizabeth RummerLeave a Comment

As the blog grows, we continue to get important questions from our readers. In this blog post, we’re going to tackle a handful of the recent questions that have come our way. If you have a question of your own, please take the opportunity to post it in the “comments” section of this blog. Pelvic Floor Relaxation: Beyond the Drop …

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Pelvic Pain: The Role of Scar Tissue

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Melinda Fontaine478 Comments

Scar tissue is a common contributing factor to pelvic pain. The good news is: it’s an issue that’s highly treatable with PT. In this blog, I plan to give you the rundown of how scar tissue can impair the pelvic floor as well as how PT and self-treatment can successfully treat these impairments. Before we get into what scar tissue …