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A Second Look at Pudendal Neuralgia.

In Surgery Prehab/Posthab by Stephanie Prendergast39 Comments

By Stephanie Prendergast, PHRC Cofounder I treated my first patient with Pudendal Neuralgia in 2002. As a young, excitable pelvic floor physical therapist, I was on a mission to help people suffering from pelvic pain and thought it would be just like what they said in PT school: stretch, strengthen, achieve goals, discharge. So when my patient began treatment for …

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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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Put Your Constipation Woes Behind You

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by pelv_admin137 Comments

Constipation plays a major role in pelvic pain. It can cause existing pain to flare or can be a contributing factor responsible for the pelvic pain to begin with. So, it’s really important to maintain regular, healthy BMs. But, for so many women and men with pelvic pain/dysfunction that can be a major challenge. If you’re in that boat, this …