The Vagina Diaries

Does Physical Therapy Help With Fertility?

Mar 15, 2020

Recently I have seen and had an influx of clients reaching out and asking if physical therapy can assist with getting pregnant. 

I will never claim that I can help get someone pregnant. However, there are a few really cool things that physical therapy can do that MAY...

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Common Myths Around Pelvic Floor Health

Feb 16, 2020

Hi, everyone! I am excited about this blog post, because it’s something I think needs to be discussed.  

I find that there are many “myths” and issues floating around out there about pelvic health and I want to be sure we discuss them so you know...

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Returning to Exercise Postpartum

Dec 15, 2019

If we had a dollar for every time we read that title line... I mean really. How many times have you seen: 

“Get your pre-baby body back.” 

“Return to exercise after birth.” 

“Love your postpartum body.” 

They are ...

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Stop Laughing at Your Vulva!

Nov 17, 2019

Well, you’re laughing so it must not be important... 

I can’t tell you how many of my clients come in and say they told their partner what was going on “down there” and their partner laughed... 

This blog is for those of you suffering and for...

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Belly Dancing is Good For Pelvic Health!

Oct 13, 2019

I know, I sound crazy....but it’s true! I was doing a quick “search” and came across this article that was speaking about whether belly dancing had a positive effect on pelvic floor function, especially related to urinary incontinence.  

In the...

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Why Your Relationship with Your Vagina Should Include These 3 Tips!

Aug 25, 2019

No, i'm not crazy. Nor am I voodoo or making things up. 

I have had so many patients tell me this week that they have broken up with their vagina. Or they do not like to connect with that part of their body anymore. 

It is so sad and no a positive or healthy thought...

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CAN PELVIC PT HELP ME STOP PEEING MY PANTS?

Jul 07, 2019

Research Article 

  • Title: Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence: Five Years Outcome 
  • Authors: N. Beyar, A. Groutz 
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.294 


    Pelvic floor physical therapy or pelvic floor muscle...
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Just a Reminder of What a Pelvic PT Is...

Jun 30, 2019

 Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

  •  PT added with the pelvic floor muscles 
    •  ie. muscles between the legs, muscles that helps with pooping, peeing, and sex
  • Incorporates orthopedic therapy
    • ie. lower back, core, hips, legs
  •  Expertise in...
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FEMMEMPOWERMENT AND ADVOCACY

Jun 15, 2019

What is FEMMEmpowerment and Advocacy?

Here I describe what FEMMEmpowerment and Advocacy is and what I do to help women in my specialization as a Physical Therapist.

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HERE TO EMPOWER WOMEN!

Jun 11, 2019

I had a patient come to me 4 weeks postpartum who heard that I can treat stress incontinence (leakage with coughing, laughing, sneezing, jumping rope and running).

We started treatments 6 weeks postpartum. I saw her 3 times, and she had no symptoms afterwards.

However, the...

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