Ph101 : Pelvic pain, meditation workshop with Ryanne Glasper, DPT & restorative yoga, calming down your pelvic floor

Fiona McMahon, DPT, Earlier this summer, we discussed the nature of pain. In Putting Pain Into Context, We discussed how pain is comprised of two distinct components: the physical stimulus and how our brain interprets that stimulus. Both meditation and yoga are helpful techniques to help retrain how your brain responds to pain. Join us …

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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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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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Cupping: Not just for Olympic Champions

Fiona McMahon, DPT , PT If you are like most Americans, you have probably heard a lot about “cupping” because of Olympian, Michael Phelps. Phelps has been seen tearing it up in Rio with purple hickey-like spots all over his back. Like kinesiotape in London and Beijing, cupping has become the new hot thing for …

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Interview with Ryanne Glasper, Physical Therapist at Beyond Basics PT

Fiona McMahon, DPT At Beyond Basics, we are lucky to have a great crew of Physical Therapists, who come from diverse training backgrounds and experiences. It is some of these different experiences that betters our practice and allows us to grow as clinicians. We took some time out from our wonderful patients, to sit down …

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Spring Pelvic Health 101 Classes are About to Start!

Come Learn With Us! Free Pelvic Health 101 Classes at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy! By Fiona McMahon, DPT It’s that time of year again, temperatures are rising, the days are getting longer, and we at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy are gearing up and getting ready to start up our hugely successful Pelvic Health 101(PH101) classes …

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Alliance for Pelvic Pain: Connecting the Dots of Your Experience

By Fiona McMahon, DPT Come join us on May 20-22, 2016 for a patient retreat!  Beyond Basics Physical Therapy is partnering with a host of other top experts in the field of Pelvic Pain to hold a weekend long retreat at Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa in Ellenville, NY.  This weekend-long retreat is intended for …

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Postcard From: Expert Panel

Compiled By Fiona McMahon DPT Beyond Basics Physical Therapy recently held its first ever Expert Panel and it was a massive success. We invited some of the City’s/Country’s/ World’s leading clinicians in pelvic health/pain and opened the floor up to our guests to ask questions regarding pelvic pain and its treatment. Let us first introduce …

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Pelvic Health 101: Restorative Yoga and Calming Down Your Pelvic Floor

By Fiona McMahon, DPT Hello all! We have really enjoyed hosting our Pelvic Health Seminars and were thrilled to discuss a multitude of different pelvic health topics with both familiar and new faces. We will be winding down this series of PH101 classes with an exciting lecture on the merits of yoga practice for relieving …

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Mental Health, Yoga, Acupuncture, and Pelvic Pain

By Stephanie Stamas Pelvic floor dysfunction is complicated. If you have pelvic pain or dysfunction, you know this. You know that it takes a long time to figure out what is going on and rarely is it straight forward. It’s often a more of a journey to recovery than a quick fix. As a physical …

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