Continuing our Education: Treating Pain in Individuals with Male Anatomy

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT One of the requirements for maintaining your license as a physical therapist, is to take continuing education classes. The amount of classes you are required to take will vary from state to state. Many physical therapists take the option to do the bare minimum required to maintain their license. This is …

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Here at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy, we treat many men both before and after treatment for prostate cancer. We focus on restoring the health of the pelvic floor and tissue surrounding the prostate to restore normal sexual and urinary function. For more information about how …

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Never Too Soon

By Riva Preil Unfortunately, male sexual dysfunction is extremely common after radical prostatectomy (RP).  Some of the manifestations of sexual dysfunction include erectile dysfunction, anejaculation (inability to ejaculate), climacturia (orgasm-associated incontinence), and changes in penis length.  Pelvic floor physical therapy has been recommended to help decrease these symptoms…but when should the exercises be initiated?  Is …

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