Take Charge of Your Health! How to Advocate for Yourself.

Kaitlyn Parrotte, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS) Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) The new year is in full swing, and many of us have set goals to help start things off with renewed energy. One area in which, many people make goals in is health. While some folks vow to …

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World Aids Day

Today, December 1st 2016, is World AIDS Day. World Aids Day has been held on the first of every December since 1988. World AIDS Day works to spread awareness of the disease and to remind the general public that AIDS and HIV still must be taken seriously and that there is still a lot of …

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Ooo La La, La! Rééducation Périnéale: Pelvic Floor En France

Fiona McMahon, DPT Bonjour les femmes et les hommes! Did you know that in France, after you have a baby, you get government sponsored pelvic floor physical therapy? That’s right, the French send their new mothers to pelvic floor reeducation, La Rééducation Périnéale. It is free of charge and this type of physical therapy has …

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Pelvic Pain in the Media

This coming Friday, May 9, at 5pm EST, 2pm PST, Amy will be participating in a discussion about pelvic pain in the media on The Pelvic Messenger radio show, hosted by founder Elisabeth Oas. Pelvic pain has, to say the least, been very underrepresented in media. Amy will be discussing her experience promoting pelvic pain awareness. …

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To Medicate or Not to Medicate?

By Riva Preil Perhaps this would have been Shakespeare’s question had the medical technology at our disposal been available to him. The questions we are able to ask nowadays far surpass those asked even one generation ago thanks to the vast amount of research performed since. One such question many women  “at risk” of developing …

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Beat the Heat!

By Riva Preil During these hot and humid summer days, it’s important to be mindful of taking appropriate precautions to stay healthy. Unfortunately, hundreds of deaths occur in the United States annually due to extreme heat. Taking the proper precautions to ensure summer safety is crucial. Sweating is our body’s natural cooling process.  Heat is …

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