Endometriosis as a Feminist Issue

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT March is endometriosis awareness month. March is also women’s history month. It seemed like the perfect time to discuss how poor detection and treatment of the disease affects the welfare, social, economic health, physical health,  and quality of life of women. Endometriosis is a feminist issue. Here, at this blog, we …

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BPPT Health Tip: Best Positioning Tips for Optimal Bowel Movements

By Sarah Paplanus, DPT, PT Are you among the 4 million Americans who suffer from constipation? Or the 1 in 5 American adults with Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Do you occasionally experience the pain and itchy feeling associated with hemorrhoids? If so, the Squatty Potty or similar stool may be the perfect addition to your bathroom! …

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Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) on PBS!

Stress urinary incontinence, or SUI, is a part of the daily lives of so many women, but we rarely see attention given to it in the media so women can learn they're not alone. Recently, though, PBS aired a half-hour long episode of their show "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind" dedicated entirely to the subject! Entitled …

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Uppity Science Chick

By Riva Preil Dear readers, I have found SUCH an incredible and informative website that I simply MUST share it with you.  Not only because the quote on the homepage is fantastic, (“Well behaved women rarely make history,” Laurel Thatcher Ulrich), but because the evidence-based material on the website is amazing. Kudos to Dr. Kathleen …

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