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PHRC’s Boston Office is Opening March 16th!

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We’re thrilled to announce that PHRC is opening its Boston-area clinic next month with patient care starting March 16th! Liz, who will be re-relocating to the East Coast, will be spearheading the running of the clinic, the exact location of which is 303 Wyman St., Ste. 369, Waltham, Massachusetts. The clinic is in the greater Boston area, west and slightly …

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How PT can help with Anal Cancer Treatment

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At PHRC we treat a wide variety of patient populations. One population that we’re beginning to see more often is patients undergoing treatment for anal cancer. Recent research has shown that the incidence of anal cancer, which is linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV), is on the rise, especially among men and women under the age of 45. Although we’re seeing …

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Here’s what’s Wrong with the ‘kGoal’

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By Stephanie Prendergast There’s a new Kegel aid poised to hit the market called the “kGoal,” and enthusiasts are touting it as “the new FitBit for the vagina”. But, while kGoal has been generating a ton of press, there are problems with the device and how its being marketed. Before I go any further with the issues I have with this …

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Calling all PTs: Sign up Now for our Pudendal Neuralgia Class!

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We’re excited to teach our next course in Las Vegas on Sept. 20th-21st. The course is selling out fast, but there are a few more slots left! To sign up for the course, contact Jenni Dille at jenni@pelvicpainrehab.com. For several years, we have had the pleasure of teaching one of the premiere pelvic floor PT courses. We began teaching the …

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Roundup: What Top Pelvic Health Bloggers are Talking About

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A controversial new Kegel product; the benefits of “going commando”; a review of male pelvic pain; and controversy surrounding epidurals: these are among the blog posts that some of our favorite pelvic health bloggers have posted in the past few months. In this blog we offer a roundup of these and other noteworthy posts for your reading pleasure. KGoal: What’s …

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Pelvic Messenger: Blog Radio Show Tackles Pelvic Pain

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In today’s blog post we wanted to turn the spotlight on The Pelvic Messenger, a blog talk radio show that for the past few years has been tackling many of the tough issues surrounding pelvic pain. The bimonthly show is devoted to improving patient and healthcare providers’ knowledge of pelvic pain. The Pelvic Messenger was founded by Elisabeth Oas, a …

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PHRC LA Now Open!

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On May 5th, PHRC opened a new clinic location on the West Side of Los Angeles, and we couldn’t be more excited. The clinic is located in the heart of West LA at 11500 Olympic Blvd, Suite 440, in between Sawtelle Blvd. and Barrington Ave. Stephanie will be spearheading the LA clinic and is already feeling at home in LA. …

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Roundup: What Top Pelvic Health Bloggers are Talking About

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A challenge to Depend Incontinence Products; the truth about the effectiveness of AZO Yeast as a therapy for yeast infections; orgasm facts; and spring fashion choices for IC patients: these are among the blog posts that some of our favorite pelvic health bloggers have posted in the past few months. In this blog we offer a roundup of these and …

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Our Favorite Pelvic Pain Resources

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In this week’s blog we’re offering a list of our all-time favorite resources for our pelvic pain patients: Brand New IPPS Blog and Website At the beginning of the year the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) launched a completely revamped website. The goal of the site is to be a one-stop-shop for both patients and providers looking for information about …

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Voiding Problems in Children: Pelvic Floor PT can Help

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PHRC is now offering pediatric pelvic floor PT at its Berkeley and San Francisco locations. This blog post is dedicated to explaining both the voiding problems that lead children to pelvic floor PT and how PT can help. Many children suffer from bladder/bowel voiding dysfunction. In fact, 20% of all pediatric visits are for incontinence problems. The umbrella term for …

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IPPS Conference: Must-read Nuggets from Saturday’s Session

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Saturday’s speakers had a tough act to follow after Friday’s sessions. At the end of the day, they proved they were more than up the task delivering a day of excellent discussions. Take a look at the nuggets that our PHRC team picked up during the day of interesting presentations. Liz listened to Dr. Arnold Advincula discuss the surgical management …

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IPPS Conference: Must-read Nuggets from Friday’s Session

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During its nearly 20-year existence the IPPS has been a major driver of the progress made in the treatment of chronic pelvic pain. And what makes the Annual Meeting of the organization so exciting is that it provides an opportunity for our community of providers to take stock, to determine where we are and where we still need to go …

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October’s IPPS Conference Kicked off Today!

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ORLANDO, The 21st Annual International Pelvic Pain Society Conference kicked off today in Orlando, Florida at the Peabody hotel with the popular Basics Course. Topics covered at this year’s Basics Course include: “Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Causes of CPP,” “Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis and Other Utero-Ovarian Causes of CPP,” and “Psychological Aspects of Living with CC,” among many …

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Why October’s IPPS Conference is going to be Awesome

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As the end of August wraps up, and I start to feel that subtle change in the air that precedes fall, I can’t help feeling excited about the approaching 21st Annual International Pelvic Pain Society Conference in Orlando, Florida. And because it’s been so much on my mind lately, I thought I’d dedicate this week’s blog post to filling you …