From Urinary Retention to Breast Cancer—How Physical Therapy Shaped Danielle's Recovery

They kept telling me, “80% chance that it's not cancer. 80% chance it's not cancer.” And then, after doing the biopsy, they realized that it was.

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How “Training for Birth” Gave Me Hemorrhoids

Everyone asks about the cute babies, but sometimes we forget to ask about mom. Training for birth isn’t about doing workouts that challenge and push you, it is about you connecting with your body.

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"I am 100% pain free today and have stayed pain free for over 5 years."

You may know it as painful bladder syndrome, IC, or even mistake it for reoccurring urinary tract infections, but there is one thing everyone can agree—Interstitial Cystitis is an often painful and always inconvenient pelvic floor condition.

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From Patient to Pelvic Pain Coach: How Mary Conquered Vestibulodynia, Endometriosis, and IC with Pelvic Floor PT

Before starting pelvic floor physical therapy, Mary saw practitioner after practitioner (including over 30 physical therapists) but continued to suffer with pain.

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In Pain? 4 Things You Really Need to Tell Your Doctor

The current method used by medical professionals to express patient pain levels is often relative—learn how you can accurately communicate your unique pain symptoms with your doctor.

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Dance & Pelvic Health: 5 Ways to Optimize Pelvic Health as a Dancer

Many forms of dance place unique demands on our bodies—including our pelvic floor.

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Why Personalized Healing Plans are Everything: Pelvic Floor Treatment with Ehler’s-Danlos Syndrome

For those with Ehler’s-Danlos Syndrome, simple activities such as walking, breathing, and emptying the bladder can be difficult.

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Pelvic Health After Baby: How to Address Postpartum Pain and Orthopedic Issues

Aneeka came to us after the birth of her second child suffering from sacroiliac joint pain, SI joint hyper-mobility, back pain, and stress urinary incontinence.

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Athletes: Take Control of Your Pelvic Pain

“I went from being a woman who weight lifted, mountain biked, played rugby and practiced Muay Thai at a high-performance level to a woman who was unable to tie her own shoes due to immense pain.”

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Conquering Pudendal Neuralgia: Brad's Success Story

When Brad first came to us, he couldn’t sit for even 1 minute due to Pudendal Neuralgia.

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Overcoming Endometriosis & Opioid Addiction

“I cannot begin to describe how much pelvic floor physical therapy has helped me—more than any other medicine, treatment or physician has helped.”

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Avoid Surgery with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

“This may seem a little dramatic, but Sarton Physical Therapy has changed my life."

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Healing from Pudendal Neuralgia — Yes, it is Possible!

“I had to quit my job as art director, I could barely sit, or walk and was very concerned about how to heal and return to a normal life. Julie Sarton and her team have literally saved my life.”

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Honoring Pelvic Health Superheroes: The Life & Legacy of Dr. James E. Carter

What we personally remember most about Julie’s late uncle, Dr. James E. Carter, was not his many accomplishments, but THE WAY he practiced medicine.

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Treatment for Vulvodynia: Here's Why You Need Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

1 in 4 women suffer with sexual pain and sexual dysfunction.

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The Important Relationship Between the Diaphragm and the Pelvic Floor

The diaphragm is a postural muscle, so it's likely that if you have a back problem, you have a diaphragm problem. We want to add to that: if you have a diaphragm problem, it's likely you also have a pelvic floor problem!

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Diastasis Recti: Diagnosis, Exercises & Misconceptions

At 35 weeks, 100% of women have Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA), which might cause a bulge in the middle of the abdomen where the two muscles separate.

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Preparing for Prostatectomy? Here's Why You Need Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Get ahead of recovery from surgery—or “controlled trauma” as we like to call it—the proactive way.

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Adapting to Life with Infertility—from a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist Herself

I suffered with severe dysmenorrhea (painful periods) and SI joint pain for years, along with chronic fatigue and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis since grad school.

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Learn How to Perform a Pelvic Floor Muscular Exam

See how we're leveraging education to reach our goal of making pelvic floor muscular exams a standard procedure with every annual physical exam.

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