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Vaginas and Vertebrae

With Dr. Kaylee Simmerman and Dr. Madalyn Turner

Don't Miss ANYTHING!

Be sure you stay in the KNOW about all things pelvic floor!


Acupuncture & Women's Health With Dr. Kim Windschauer

 
NEW PODCAST ALERT!!
 
This week's episode we have a very special guest, Dr. Kim Windschauer. She is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Board Certified Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) where she practices both Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine in St. Pete, Florida.
 
Join us on Vaginas and Vertebrae, as Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee with special guest, Dr. Kim discuss what acupuncture is, how it works, and its uses, the benefits of acupuncture and holistic medicine in relation to women's health during your journey in fertility, pregnancy, maternity, and postpartum, and reasons when to see an acupuncture. And how important it is to have an acupuncturist as a part of your healthcare journey through pregnancy to postpartum.
 
Overall, Dr. Kim is very passionate in maintaining sustainable wellness for her patients through patient education and appropriate medical modalities.
 
*******Medical Disclaimer*******
Thank you so much for your support of our podcast, Vaginas and Vertebrae. Please understand that all of the information, whether it be by Dr. Kaylee, Dr. Madalyn, or our guest, is all solely based on personal and professional opinion. Nothing that we say or give information on should be utilized in place of any medical advice that has been given to you. If you are experiencing any medical symptoms, signs of issue, or dysfunction—please make sure that you follow up with your physician. And make sure you are following all of the plans of care. We are not saying that we have a physician-patient relationship with any of our listeners. So therefore, we do not have any liability with what you do with the information that you gain from this podcast. Thank you so much again for listening and we’re super excited that you were just so chill and you’re ready to learn, and you’re ready to listen to the way that we feel about what’s going on in Women’s Healthcare.
 
Connect with Dr. Kim Windschauer
-Contact Number: (727) 490-6060
-Website: My Naked Buddha
 
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Love Yourself First

 
In this episode, Dr. Kaylee discusses something that gets a lot of attention but not much action.
 
If we are unable to love ourselves, how are we expected to love everyone else? Specifically our kids and our family?

We cannot pour from an empty cup, and this hit close to home for Dr. Kaylee recently as she was noticing her cup was empty.

 

 

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety with Olivia Pelts

 
THIS is an episode that you don’t want to miss!
 
On today’s episode, Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn had an incredible opportunity to have a very special guest on Vaginas and Vertebrae, Olivia Pelts. Where they recognize and open up the topic of conversation between postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety.
 
In society, there are many unspoken stories on postpartum mental health. As you tune in, Olivia Pelts opens up about her story dealing with anxiety, she defines the differences between the two, symptoms you should be aware of, and being mindful of knowing when you should reach out for help.
 
We are highlighting these types of stories and topics, to increase awareness and to lessen the stigma of postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety.
 
Know that YOU are brave & YOU are empowered!
 
*******Medical Disclaimer*******
Thank you so much for your support of our podcast, Vaginas and Vertebrae. Please understand that all of the information, whether it be by Dr. Kaylee, Dr. Madalyn, or our guest, is all solely based on personal and professional opinion. Nothing that we say or give information on should be utilized in place of any medical advice that has been given to you. If you are experiencing any medical symptoms, signs of issue, or dysfunction—please make sure that you follow up with your physician. And make sure you are following all of the plans of care. We are not saying that we have a physician-patient relationship with any of our listeners. So therefore, we do not have any liability with what you do with the information that you gain from this podcast. Thank you so much again for listening and we’re super excited that you were just so chill and you’re ready to learn, and you’re ready to listen to the way that we feel about what’s going on in Women’s Healthcare.
 
Connect with Olivia Pelts
-Instagram: The Sunshine City
 
Feel free to reach out to Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn on their platforms linked below.
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Myth Busters: Diastasis Recti is Bad

We are starting a NEW series called Myth Busters!!
 
Where we will dive in to talk about and break down myths on pelvic floor specific issues/dysfunction that are being told to you.
 
In today's episode, Dr. Kaylee breaks down one of those myths:
 
“Diastasis recti is bad”
 
There is a negative connotation brought onto diastasis recti but Dr. Kaylee explains why she thinks it’s a myth and why this is something that you should reconsider and think about. And how important it is to get properly assessed by a specialist—pelvic floor physical therapists is a best option to consider.
 
Know that your body functional. You can still do all of the things you want to do with the right management and maintenance program, and proper modifications.
 
You are freaking powerful!
You are NOT your diagnosis!
You are NOT diastasis recti!
 
You are a BADASS!!
 
*******Medical Disclaimer*******
Thank you so much for your support of our podcast, Vaginas and Vertebrae. Please understand that all of the information, whether it be by Dr. Kaylee, Dr. Madalyn, or our guest, is all solely based on personal and professional opinion. Nothing that we say or give information on should be utilized in place of any medical advice that has been given to you. If you are experiencing any medical symptoms, signs of issue, or dysfunction—please make sure that you follow up with your physician. And make sure you are following all of the plans of care. We are not saying that we have a physician-patient relationship with any of our listeners. So therefore, we do not have any liability with what you do with the information that you gain from this podcast. Thank you so much again for listening and we’re super excited that you were just so chill and you’re ready to learn, and you’re ready to listen to the way that we feel about what’s going on in Women’s Healthcare.
 
Resource Links Below:
Diastasis Recti Program:
 
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What Can I Do if My Baby is Breech?

Right before birth, most babies are in headfirst position in the mother’s uterus.
 
But what happens otherwise…
What should you do if your baby is breech?
 
It is important to know that there are options!
 
On this week’s episode Dr. Madalyn discusses on the topic of proper baby position during pregnancy delivery. And highlights the different resources available for you if baby is not in the right proper position. The importance of discussing about all your options leading up to, during, and after birth with your birth team and partner.
 
We are here to educate women to make empowered and informed choices throughout your birth journey.
 
Allow your body to work the way it is designed to. Reconnect and honor it.
 
Resource Links Below:
 
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Why Women's Healthcare Sucks?

 Our healthcare system sucks!
 
Yeah…they went there!
 
Join Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn as they express their opinions on our healthcare system. They dive into the topic of reasons why they feel the healthcare system (specifically pregnant & postpartum care) is crap from patient stories and personal experiences. And how important it is to have people who support and advocate your healthcare journey.
 
You are empowered and you have a voice to be an active participant of your own healthcare.
 
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Jaw Pain and Vaginal Pain: Understanding the Connection

Are you noticing aches and pains in your jaw as well as your pelvis?
 
Is there a connection between jaw pain and pelvic floor/vaginal pain?
 
It may seem unrelated BUT think again!
 
If you can relate to this or know anyone who is experiencing jaw pain and pelvic pain.
 
Then…you don’t want to miss out on this episode!
 
Join Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee as they explain the relationship and the connection between pain in your jaw and pain in your pelvic floor and how important it is to understand that movement and function correlate in areas on your body.
 
You don’t have to suffer. Feel free to reach out!
 
 
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Podcast Launch Party

Let’s spread the word!

Recently Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee had hosted a podcast launch party at Atlas Chiropractor Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Tune in to this week’s live podcast episode from the event. They go over what their mission for Vaginas and Vertebrae is about. And how important it is to bring and build a healthcare community where women can be educated, to know where to get help, and who they can reach out to.

Do you feel like you can bring something amazing to the table for this podcast?! Let's get you on it! Email with your name, profession, and topic you want to talk about!

 

Email Contact Information:

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How Soon Can You Start Exercising After Giving Birth?

Postpartum exercise...how soon is too soon?

One of the first things active women want to know after they've given birth is when they can start working out again.

On this NEW weekly episode of Vaginas and Vertebrae, Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn dive into the the topic of exercising after child birth, things you need to know, and should consider. It is important to consider that postpartum exercise depends on your individual circumstances--make sure to always check with  a health professional because not every pregnancy is the same. 

As always, we want to thank you for tuning in! 

Got questions?

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The Dos and Don'ts of Exercising During Pregnancy

You asked they answered! 

Vaginas and Vertebrae are coming in with a BRAND NEW EPISODE for the week.

Tune is as Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee answers and breaks down a few questions you may have when it comes to the dos and don'ts of exercise during pregnancy. From questions regarding exercising on your back, core, sit ups, and jumping to the importance of tuning into your body. 

This is something that you do not want to miss!

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What Does Women's Healthcare Mean?

In this episode, Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn dissect the meaning of women's healthcare.

They also dive into why they believe women should be treated with more compassion in the United States.

Be sure to check out this week's episode if you are a woman or if you work with women!!

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New Year's Transformations & Intentions

In this episode we discuss why we actually hate the word "resoulution" and we encourage you to use intention and transformation instead!

 

As 2020 is just tomorrow, take time to breathe and work on intentional living! That is where the true transformation is!

 

 

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Holiday Pregnancy Survival Guide

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

There is nothing better than being pregnant during the holiday season with your little miraculous bundle of joy! 

However, holidays can be super stressful for many of you mothers and especially expecting mothers, for the first time,  that you just keep going and going…without taking the time to SLOW DOWN.

Take a listen to this week’s episode as Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn dive into the topic of knowing when to take the time to pause and slow down during this holiday season. And how its important to be in-tuned to what your body needs and what signs to pay attention to because it is okay to slow down

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This episode is sponsored by Your Vagina Matters, Dr. Kaylee's NEW application only program for women ready to step into their freedom from guilt, shame, embarrassment, and lack of education when it comes to pelvic health. Apply HERE to get 10 days FREE.

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Does Your Insurance Suck

There’s a lot of hidden information when it comes to the topic of INSURANCE that many don’t really understand.

 

And it is important that we educate ourself, to be aware of what you are getting yourself into, and being cautious when it comes to choosing  your personal plan of care.

 

In this episode Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee talk about the ins and outs of insurance that no one really talks about. Tune in, as both doctors gives you a different perspective why they chose the practice they have, what to consider when choosing a provider, what to mindfully look for, and most importantly what do you personally want your plan of care to look like.

 

Remember to ask questions!

 

 

 

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This episode is sponsored by Your Vagina Matters, Dr. Kaylee's NEW application only program for women ready to step into their freedom from guilt, shame, embarrassment, and lack of education when it comes to pelvic health. Apply HERE to get 10 days FREE.

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Emotions of Women EXPOSED

In this episode, Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee discuss Guilt and Shame surrounding asking for help.

Women are often seen as those who wear all the hats, but secretly we are also often silent sufferers.

Listen in as we get fired up and go all in on vulnerability about our own experiences with guilt & shame, where it comes from, and why we need to learn to flip the script.

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This episode is sponsored by Your Vagina Matters, Dr. Kaylee's NEW application only program for women ready to step into their freedom from guilt, shame, embarrassment, and lack of education when it comes to pelvic health. Apply HERE to get 10 days FREE.

Follow Dr. Madalyn: INSTAGRAM *** FACEBOOK GROUP

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Eliminating Stigmas with Pregnancy and Postpartum Fitness…

Let's eliminate the stigmas...

Every BODY is different. 

In this episode Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn educate us women on how to get the right help and care to get us going in right direction when it comes to pregnancy and postpartum fitness. They talk about how it is important to be aware, to be educated, and utilize resources (ie. coaches/trainers, etc.) that actually assess and correct your form during exercise in order to have preventative care. 

Overall, we need to understand that everyone's body is different and it should not prevent you from doing exercises with the right assessment, care, and knowledge from specialized individuals. 

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Dr. Madalyn

Instagram: @dr.madalyndc

Facebook Page Group: Fearless Women's Community

Dr. Kaylee

Instagram: @postpartum_physio

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/simmermanDPT/

Website/Resources: https://www.femmempower.org

Swag Store: https://femmempower.myshopify.com

Gratitude is Attitude

Choose to be grateful!

With Thanksgiving approaching, it is that time of the year where many of us gather with family, friends, and loved ones and take the time to acknowledge and reflect on what we are grateful for. 

Though it is nice to think about what you're thankful for on Thanksgiving, we should be grateful throughout the year. 

Gratitude is beneficial to your quality of life and may be one of the most overlooked tools that we have access to at no costs!

Join us on this episode as Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn as they talk about the importance of incorporating gratitude into your daily routine and every day life. 

 

Enjoy!

 

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Dr. Madalyn

Instagram: @dr.madalyndc

Facebook Page Group: Fearless Women's Community 

Dr. Kaylee 

Instagram: @postpartum_physio

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/simmermanDPT/

Website/Resources: https://www.femmempower.org

Swag Store: https://femmempower.myshopify.com

 

ANXIETY

 
 
Let's talk about anxiety...
 
We all experience anxiety at some point but at what point will it start affecting our life.
 
Then comes the question: how do we manage it and how do we cope with it?
 
Join us on this episode with Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn as they dive into the topic of anxiety with special guests, Dr. Gabbi Whisler and Dr. Kristen Smith. How everyone experiences it differently by sharing their own experiences with anxiety. They give out few tips and recommendations of managing anxiety and understanding how to own up to it so that we can treat it effectively without medication. 
 
And how it is okay to admit that you feel that you feel anxious and that you have anxiety.
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The PAIN Episode

Guess what...you don’t have to wait to have pain to see a Chiropractor or a Pelvic PT!
 
[What is pain?]
 
Pain is widely misunderstood by the public and it is something we don’t talk enough about...
 
In this week's episode, Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee educate us about pain and their definition of pain. And to understand how it is subjective to every person. It is important to listen to our body and understand the triggers in our life that may be causing it. 
 
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We would like to thank every single one of our listeners and let you in with some amazing news!
 
We got Vaginas and Vertebrae merch as well as other goodies! Available now! Check out the Swag Store link down below:

How to Find the Right Pelvic PT

Happy Tuesday! 

We are coming in with a brand new episode  of Vaginas and Vertebrae!

Following up from last week's episode,  Dr. Madalyn interviews Dr. Kaylee about qualities and things you should consider to look into when choosing a good Pelvic Physical Therapist. 

How to Find the Right Chiropractor

Coming in with a brand new episode this week!

Q: Are you seeing a chiropractor?

In this episode, both Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee talk about specific things you should consider to look into when choosing a chiropractic provider that is right for you, specifically for you moms out there who are pregnant or postpartum. 

 

 

I'm Killin' Myself

Amidst of our fast-paced, day to day lives, we tend to put a lot of things onto our plate. Where the pressure of having everything to be perfect and completed at a certain time can lead to a state of exhaustion, anxiety, and the lack of self worth. 

Sometimes we downplay the over work we put onto ourselves that our well being, physical and mental health are jeopardized. 

In this episode, Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee talk about their struggles and how it's okay to not have everything put together. 

After Dark Series: 3 Girls, 1 Guy Tal…

NEW After Dark Series ****Listener Discretion Advised***

Yes, it's here! The very first episode of 2 Girls, 1 Guy...turned 3 Girls, 1 Guy. With two special guests, Dr. Andrew Tran and Dr. Kristen Smith.

An unscripted podcast where Dr. Madalyn, Dr. Kaylee, and Dr. Kristen ask one guy, Dr. Andrew, uncomfortable questions...about sex! Listen to see what guys and girls know and think about sex...who knows what could be said tonight. 

Mind-Blowing Sex with These Tips

Let's talk about sex!

It’s time to heat things up.

Mind-blowing sex can be different for everyone but everyone should experience it! Listen closely to Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn's mind-blowing sex tips to put some sizzle into your orgasm and to make your sexual experience a time to remember. Because we all deserve amazing and pleasureable sex!

Shit Talk

How well do you know your shit?!

Everyone at some point experience constipation in their life…it’s a miserable feeling, which is unfortunate! It is one of the most prevalent GI problems here in America and about 42 million Americans experience it!

When it comes to constipation and bowel movements, how do you know what’s normal and what’s not? Your poop can tell a lot about your health.

On this week’s episode, Dr. Kaylee and Dr. Madalyn answers questions that we all have…how often should you poop? What is the proper way to take a shit? And provides us with resources that we can access and different expertise to reach out to.

So the next time you take a dump, be sure to take a peek before you flush!

 

 

Recap of stats from Podcast:

-42 million Americans are currently constipated

-When you poop, the coccyx ("tailbone") should move to a certain degree. The degree varies but the coccyx itself has approximately 22 degrees of movement and must move in order to poop properly. Dr. Kaylee is still looking for the correct degree and feels she may have quoted the wrong degree in the podcast but will update once found.

Why Chiros and PTs Should Work Together

It's a brand new week! 

And we got a question for you: How valuable is it that you have a Chiropractor AND a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist on your side?

Let's join Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee as they break down the five reasons why Chiropractors and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists should work together and how it benefits you.

Flipping Women's Health Care Upside Down

In this episode, Dr. Madalyn and Dr. Kaylee talk about their back stories of their experiences and passions that has lead them to become a Chiropractor and a Physical Therapist specifically in Women’s Health.

You will get to know who they are and how they are so passionate in shaking up the Women’s Health Care. They want to expose the truth and address all the misconceptions to the world.

Take a listen!

Let's Talk About Vaginas and Vertebrae

It’s finally here! Listen in to the first episode of Vaginas and Vertebrae. Where Dr. Madalyn Turner and Dr. Kaylee Simmerman introduce what their new podcast mission is about.

The two doctors provide resources and talk about “down there” topics to help educate, especially women, in their healthcare choices.

New and exciting things will be in store, so keep a lookout for the weekly episodes!

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