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An Unsettling Reality Exposed by “The Retrievals” Podcast

In Female Pelvic Pain, Pain, Pelvic Pain by Emily TranLeave a Comment

By PHRC Admin & Co-Author Cecilia Plaza, J.D   Have you listened to The Retrievals podcast series?  In a world where pain is subjective, women often find themselves marginalized, dismissed, and even ignored when it comes to their own experiences of pain. This issue has recently been brought to light through a thought-provoking podcast called “The Retrievals,” hosted by Susan …

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PT Across the Lifespan: Celebrating International Women’s Day

In Female Pelvic Pain, pelvic floor physical therapy, Pelvic Health by Elizabeth AkincilarLeave a Comment

By Elizabeth Akincilar, MSPT, Cofounder, PHRC Merrimack   As we recognize International Women’s Day in March, this is the perfect opportunity to educate our community about how pelvic floor physical therapy can benefit women and folks with uteruses throughout the different phases of their lives. The truth is, virtually all women and people with uteruses will benefit from the education, …

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How your Vagina is supposed to Smell

In Female Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast20 Comments

Fish taco. Crotch mackerel. Cod canal. Tuna town. With these common snipes at the vagina, is it any wonder that women worry about how they smell! Not to mention that every single drugstore across the land houses shelves full of “feminine hygiene” products euphemistically pointing out that a woman’s natural state is being smelly. Sadly, many women buy into the …