Vagus nerve is one of the twelve cranial nerves. It is the longest and one of the most complicated one of all. Vagus is a Latin word that means, “wondering” and indeed it wonders from the brainstem to vocal cord, heart, lungs, stomach and intestines. Vagus nerve functions to stabilize heart rate, respiratory rate, and digestive function. Vagus nerves afferent fiber projects … [Read more...] about Vagus Nerve Function and Dysfunction
It is generally known that the flexibility and mobility of the muscles and joints are important aspect for our body motion. However, the importance of the visceral (organs/intestines) mobility for our body function is not commonly known concept. Each organ in our baby is free to move. This is mobility that occurs with our all body movement as well as with … [Read more...] about Visceral Mobility is Important for Body Motion!?
Hi my name is Nidhi Sharma. I'm a women's health physical therapist here at FuncPhysio physical therapy. Today I'm going to explain a possible connection between symptoms that seem like UTI symptoms that keep coming back and pelvic floor dysfunction. I see a lot of women in my clinic that report they have had multiple UTI in past year or they have had UTI that have not … [Read more...] about Recurrent UTI symptoms can be coming from pelvic floor dysfunction.
Hi my name is Nidhi Sharma. I am a Women's health physical therapist here at FuncPhysio physical therapy. Today I'm answering one of the most common question asked by my patients. If I'm leaking, do I need to Kegel's. Or Is Kegel's exercise is good if you are leaking. So to answer this question we have to dive a little bit deeper into why you leak and what our … [Read more...] about Are kegels always good if you’re leaking ?
Do you have a regular exercise program? I ask this question to every single one of my clients during their initial treatment session, and often the answer I get is: “No.” Stop and ask yourself for a minute. Are you one of these people? If so I want to address this briefly. You wouldn’t go weeks or months without sleeping or brushing your teeth. Exercise is just as … [Read more...] about How Important Is Exercise Really?