Constipation, dyssynergia and your pelvic floor muscles

Constipation, dyssynergia and your pelvic floor muscles:  Your “gut reaction” might actually be telling you something about your pelvic floor muscle function.  If you do not have regular bowel movements or have pain or difficulty emptying your bowels you could be one of the 20% of folks who experience constipation. In fact, during Roman times, […]

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Too flexible for yoga? Tips for the super stretchy

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of yoga and that I apply yoga principles and postures in my own life as well as with my patients. And I double down that yoga is for everyone who is interested- whether in the broad spectrum of normal (what does that even mean?) to those who identify […]

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POP- Did something fall out down there?

What is POP? Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is defined as the dropping of the female pelvic organs past their normal anatomic position. The organ prolapse is typically described by the organ that is falling into the vagina or out of the pelvic cavity (1).  Wait, WHAT? That can really happen? We know it sounds a […]

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