PH101: Pain and Sexuality: Is it all in my head?

By Fiona McMahon, DPT Sex should feel good… really, really good. But when it doesn’t, you may start to wonder, what’s wrong with me? Am I broken? Am I a prude? Am I frigid? Painful sex isn’t something we talk about. No one would look at you twice if you walked into work complaining of …

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Exercise, The Female Athlete, and the Pelvic Floor

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT In honor of National Women’s Health and Fitness Day ,September  28, we are exploring the benefits of regular exercise for women as well as addressing some pitfalls (pelvic floor included), that female athletes can fall into too. It is far too often that women find themselves sidelined from their favorite sports …

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BBPT Health Tip: from Denise Small, PT and Pilates Instructor

Denise Small, PT Muscles involved: intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the feet, plantar fascia.  These muscles function primarily to support the structure of the foot and to articulate the 33 joints of the foot and ankle. Why is this important?: The pelvis and spine respond to the stability of the foot on the ground.  If …

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Beyond Basics’s Pro-Bono Clinic for PT Day of Service!

Victoria LaManna, DPT October is around the corner! And a busy month for many. Whether you are getting back into the swing of school or work after summer vacation, preparing your Halloween costume or getting ready for all the upcoming holidays right around the corner – there is a lot going on! This time of …

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PH101: Running to the Bathroom Again?

By Fiona McMahon, DPT Do you find yourself with a full map of every public restroom along your daily commute in your head? Do you find yourself competing for the aisle seat at movies so you can sneak away to the bathroom? Does it hurt to go? Do you get up multiple times a night? …

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Amy is Live with Integrated Pelvic Health!

Fiona McMahon DPT What would you ask a pelvic floor physical therapy expert about exercise, or about the pelvic health as an athlete, if you had the chance? Don’t miss Amy Stein, founder of Beyond Basics Physical Therapy and author of Heal Pelvic Pain answer some commonly asked questions in a webinar hosted by well-renowned …

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PH101 Something’s Wrong with My What?

Fiona McMahon DPT, PT   On September 22, 2016 at 7pm we will be kicking off our fall semester of pelvic health education class, we call Pelvic Health 101 (PH101). In our first class we will be introducing you to the pelvic floor muscles, where they are, what they do, and how they relate to …

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BBPT Health Tips: Its Pumpkin Time!

    Fiona McMahon, DPT Like it or not, we are creeping closer to the official start of fall. Maybe you recognize the start of fall with bulky sweaters, putting away your white clothing, or going apple picking. One fall tradition that has gotten super hot over the past few years is the celebration of …

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Welcome Denise Small, PT, DPT

We are very excited to have Denise Small, PT, DPT join our team at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy. Denise Small, PT, DPT received her doctorate in physical therapy from SUNY Downstate University, with additional pelvic health training from Beyond Basics Physical Therapy and Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Denise is also a member of the International …

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Pelvic Health 101 is Back and With ALL NEW Courses Added

Fiona McMahon, DPT, PT Pelvic Health 101 is back with some old favorites like, “Something’s wrong with my what?” and “Why is pooping so difficult?” as well as some new additions to our curriculum such as “Does my diet really matter?”, a look into how diet can affect pelvic floor conditions, and “ How does …

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