We’re Growing!

  Join our team! We are looking for a passionate physical therapist for a part time position here at CPHC. This position is 15-20 hours of clinical practice treating men and women with pelvic and orthopedic diagnoses and includes opportunities for community outreach via education, social media and program development. The ideal candidate has experience in […]

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Coccyx pain- Pelvic PT can help!

Coccydynia: Getting to the bottom of tailbone pain

So you have a pain in the butt…Now what? A North Carolina snow event doesn’t happen very often! If you’re like us, winter weather is too good to resist and you’ve been out sledding, playing in the snow (or running- you know who you are!) and making the most of the season. The downside of […]

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Prostatitis: The low down on the down under

Prostatitis is a painful condition leading men to seek treatment for pelvic pain affecting daily activities, exercise and sexual function. There are different classes of prostatitis, and while some respond to medical treatment, including antibiotics, non-bacterial chronic prostatitis does not. Our patients often report taking multiple rounds of antibiotics despite negative cultures for infection and […]

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Sex & PT: Let The Sparks Fly!

Let’s talk about sex. It feels good, it can be enjoyed alone or with company, and there are lots of different ways to make it fun. When sex hurts or is not pleasurable, it can be isolating, frustrating, and painful physically and emotionally. Some people are able to navigate changes in sexual function by finding […]

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Calling all cyclists!

Is riding your bike a pain in the butt? It’s finally here! That wonderful time of year to get back on your bike (if you’re a fair-weather rider like me) or to increase your miles if you are gearing up for summer and fall races. Whether a weekend warrior or a hard-core racer, some people […]

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Forget 50 Shades! 5 Tips for Getting Back to Pain-Free Sex

From Pain to Pleasure With Valentine’s Day (and a certain movie premiere) around the corner, it seems like innuendo is everywhere. It’s hard to avoid thinking about sex! For many women with pelvic pain, an already painful experience can be even more isolating on the year’s most celebrated day of intimacy. Sexual pain is not […]

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The Pregnancy Series, Part II: The 6-week myth

5 things to consider before resuming exercise and sport after baby So you’ve had your 6 week checkup after delivering your baby, and your doctor gives you the all-clear to return to exercise. Before you sign up for your local boot camp class, there are a few things to consider in order to get you […]

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Pregnancy Series, Part I: Aches, Pains & Much-needed Relief

What’s going on? Your body changes significantly during pregnancy to accommodate your growing baby. Your body starts to look and feel different from early in your first trimester when fatigue and morning sickness may begin to the last trimester when your pelvic organ shifts upward to become an abdominal organ. These body changes are necessary […]

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The benefits of choosing a fee-based practice

Why go out of network? We are often asked why we are not in-network providers with insurance companies.  Physical therapists are commonly in-network, and there are lots of questions about the costs and benefits of going out of network.  There are lots of reasons that this works well for our practice and for our patients. […]

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Mirror, Mirror…Getting up close & personal with your anatomy

So you’ve signed up to see a pelvic therapist.  You’ve read the website, scoured the internet and feel ready (sort of) for your first visit.  You are prepared for the frank talk about your bathroom habits and even for the talk about whether you have pain during sex. You know there will be a pelvic […]

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