The School of Pelvic Health: Why is pooping so difficult?

By Stephanie Stamas The number of Americans who deal with constipation issues is massive (4 million!)! It seems like every time I mention that I’m a pelvic floor physical therapist another friend pulls me aside with bowel movement concerns. Why is it that so many people have issues? And more importantly – what can we …

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Running to the bathroom, AGAIN!

By Stephanie Stamas The Pelvic Health 101 series is back again! At our next class, on Tuesday, March 24, we are discussing urinary dysfunction. Urinary dysfunction is NOT something only post-partum women experience. If you are someone who swears you have a small bladder, leak a little when you sneeze, cough or laugh, get up …

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How can I manage my endometriosis-related pain?

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with endometriosis for many years, you may find yourself asking, “Is there anything else I can do to help with the pain?” While there are many medical and surgical options available, a lot of women are not fully satisfied with their pain reduction. In honor of …

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