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Check Yourself Before You Stress Yourself

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by pelv_admin2 Comments

Stress: I’m all too familiar with it. As I write this blog I feel the stress of the deadline rapidly approaching. Writing is not my forte, so I tend to start writing assignments at the last minute, which puts me under pressure and causes, well…stress. I can feel the heaviness in my chest, the adrenaline pumping through my body, and …

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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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Helping Couples Cope with Illness and Pain

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Stephanie Prendergast1 Comment

By Guest Blogger Barbara Kivowitz, co-author (with Roanne Weisman) of: IN SICKNESS AS IN HEALTH: Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness   When we commit to our partner in sickness and in health, chances are we are paying very little attention to the in sickness part of the vow. Yet the CDC estimates that almost one out of …

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Jessica’s Pelvic Pain Success Story

In Female Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast10 Comments

When you’re in the throes of pelvic pain, it’s hard to believe that you’ll ever get better. You will. But we don’t just want you to take our word for it. We want you to hear from patients themselves who have healed. That’s why we’re kicking off a regular feature of patient “Success Stories” on today’s blog. We’re going to …