Pelvic Organ Prolapse Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a fairly common condition after pregnancy. Although common, not many women know about this condition and are not educated before or after birth. It is important for women (esp expectant and new mothers) to know about prolapse, not just to be able to manage it but also to try and prevent it from happening in the first place. … [Read more...] about Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pain in the pelvis, lower abdominal, and vaginal/rectal area can come from various injuries like Tailbone fractures, falls, or inflammatory conditions like Endometriosis, Irritable bowel and painful bladder. If your shoulder or knee hurts, you see a physical therapist to treat the bones, muscles, nerves, fascia, and ligaments for some relief. Similarly, there are bones … [Read more...] about Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy – who needs it and why? (WCS)
This is a common question that patients ask me every day. There is a lot of information on the internet which can be confusing and misguiding. If Crunches are bad, then why so? Are there circumstances when crunches are okay? The bladder is sandwiched between two forces creating systems. When abdominals contract, they create increased downward pressure on the bladder. … [Read more...] about Pelvic Floor Therapy: Are crunches bad for prolapse?
Have you ever had a stomachache so bad that you could not focus on your job? Some stomach problems are so distressing that it affects your daily life. Even vigorous diet management and lifestyle changes may not keep the discomfort away for long. Internal organs are made of smooth muscles, which stretch and contract like other muscles in the body. When their elasticity is … [Read more...] about Indigestion, Heart burn, and Constipation: We help you with visceral mobilization (Manual Therapy)
Hi This is Dr. Nidhi Sharma, a Women's Health Physical Therapist. The lower back pain during pregnancy is very common. During pregnancy, there are many changes happening in your body even first a couple weeks of it. One of the major changes is the hormonal change. When the hormone change, it affects your collagen fiber in your ligaments. The function of ligaments … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and back pain