World Continence Week

πŸ‘‰It is World Continence Week! Is that a thing? Didn’t know that existed? You are not alone πŸ˜‚ So many women think that nobody else is dealing with these problems…but half of women over 50 have a prolapse and 1 out of 3 women have incontinence. The good news is that these issues can be…

Urinary Leakage is Not a Normal Sign of Aging

I was doing some research on peri-menopause this morning, went to WebMD to look up the symptoms of peri-menopause, and found that urine leakage with coughing or sneezing was listed as one of the symptoms. πŸ€” Seeing it listed as a symptom of peri-menopause makes it seem that it’s normal. If you are going through…

Hi, I'm Katy

Hey, guys! I haven’t introduced myself in awhile, so thought I would update all of you who I haven’t met in person. My name is Katherine, but everyone calls me Katy. I’ve been a physical therapist since 1998 – I graduated when I was ten. πŸ˜‰ And since 2003, I have specialized in pelvic health….

You Are Not Alone

Every single time I start working with a new patient, I hear “I feel like I’m alone,” or “I must be the only person who deals with this.” I want you to know that you are NOT alone. Literally millions of women (and men and children) deal with incontinence and pelvic pain. This may not…

Have a Glass of Wine and Relax

At first glance, this may seem like wonderful advice. Who wouldn’t want to get this prescription from their doctor? But the reality is, that many people with pelvic pain have received this advice in the past. Pelvic pain is REAL musculoskeletal pain. Pelvic pain can include muscle strains, muscle tightness, nerve injuries, coccyx injuries, and…

March is endometriosis awareness month

March is endometriosis awareness month. It is estimated that 1 in 10 women have this condition but many are un-diagnosed. When the lining of the uterus implants in other areas of the pelvis, it can cause pelvic pain, extreme period pain, painful intercourse, painful bowel movements and infertility. The only way to get rid of…

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