Admitting that you may need treatment from any sort of doctor can be difficult. We’re busy, we’ve got bigger, more important things to get done than to treat an ongoing condition. Sometimes especially so when it’s related to our pelvic health. But what happens when your condition
Pelvic floor dysfunction – huh? What’s a pelvic floor? If you’re wondering what in the world we’re talking about when we say these things, you’re not alone. And, better yet, you’ve come to the right place to have your questions answered. What are pelvic floor muscles?
Pregnancy can be a beautiful & blissful experience. It can also be a total pain in the butt (literally and figuratively!) Our mission at Breathe. Physical Therapy and Wellness is to have more women experience a pain-free pregnancy than a painful one. Low back pain and sciatica
Childbirth can seem like such a scary thing, but it doesn’t have to be. I’m a researcher, I pride myself on my tight relationship with “Dr. Google” and my ability to spend hours gathering all the knowledge about all the things. Childbirth included. I spent a
“Interstitial cystitis”, claimed the doctor two knuckles deep in my vagina. That was it. With those two simple, little words he labeled years of ongoing pelvic floor pain. Only, I didn’t know it was pelvic floor pain. I didn’t even know I had a pelvic floor, and
Growing up, my mom always told me that I had big emotions because I had a big heart (cute, right?). As a kiddo, I cried a little extra hard sometimes, my boo boos were pretty much the end of the world, and when I got excited –
I injured my ankle this week. I was p*ssed. It slowed me down. You see, I am a walker and a woman with a hurt ankle can’t really walk 6 miles on the weekend. Also, Molly & I are headed to New York City next week for
Low back pain can be a real pain in the you know what. It can keep us from sitting or standing or playing or sleeping as long and as comfortably as we need to to really really live our lives. One thing that a lot of people with
Find yourself a PT who “gets it”. I am a runner. I’ve been running since my feet hit the ground, starting with 12 years of soccer (aka running with a ball), adding track in middle school (more running), and cross country in high school (even more running!).
Do you get headaches sometimes? In the last year, I can remember 3 main headaches that lasted from 3 days to 6 weeks and I certainly took my share of over the counter pain relievers (acetaminophen and ibuprofen) when nothing I was doing was helping and I couldn’t