Posts in Pelvic Pain
Understanding Pain Science | Pudendal Neuralgia, Endometriosis, Interstitial Cystitis, Birth Trauma, Vulvodynia & More

What’s filled with brave, badass women who came to share their stories, empower each other, and learned with open hearts and minds about pain science and neuroplasticity from our knowledgeable team member, Dr. Lindsey Liggan, PT, DPT, WCS, PRPC? Our latest Pelvic Floor Friends session, that’s what!

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My Favorite Way to Heal at the Soul Level

If you are anything like me, you often wait too long to do this!

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How to Pinpoint the True Source and Triggers of Your Pain

You might have a morning routine, but have you ever considered your pain routine? The original roots of your pain can be better understood with pain science.

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Discussion: How to Stay Positive with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Lift each other up and learn from one another. That’s what pelvic floor friends are for!

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Vulvodynia is Not a Diagnosis | Vulvar Pain Causes and Treatment

What if I told you that your vulvar pain has been mistreated for the last decade?

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Still Dealing with Pelvic Pain? Stress Could Be to Blame

Unlike other skeletal muscles, pelvic floor muscles are influenced by your autonomic nervous system, drawing a true brain-muscle connection between stress and pelvic pain.

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Are You Making This Mistake While Squatting?

Not all squats are created equal.

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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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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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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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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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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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What Physical Therapists Wish You Knew About Your Pelvic Floor

To fully appreciate what your body does for you on a daily and hourly basis look no further than between your legs. 

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Why Does It Hurt When I Have Sex? All Your Vaginismus Questions Answered.

Many women are incorrectly told that the problem is in their head when, in fact, the problem is within their pelvis.

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Healing from Vaginismus—Sue Changed Her Life with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Her therapist finally determined that her problem was not psychologically rooted in her mind; rather, it was physically rooted in her pelvis

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What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? A Quick & Easy Breakdown

The best way of helping people move optimally is to look at the person’s whole body as a system that works and functions together.

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