Yoga for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Kathryn Ahuja PT, DPT RYT200 Patients with chronic pelvic pain (CPP) often ask, “Is there anything else I can do?” They have often been living with pain for a long time and are eager to feel better as quickly as possible. The truth is that there is no fast lane to healing CPP. Healing should …

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Navigating Life with Chronic Pain: Part II

Fiona McMahon, PT, DPT Welcome back to our discussion on chronic pain. In our last blog we discussed why one might experience chronic pain and some common missteps and pitfalls that have occurred in our understanding of chronic pain. If you haven’t yet read part one of this blog, I highly recommend checking it out …

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Pilates Versus Yoga

Pilates vs. Yoga Kierstin Elliott, Certified in Stott Pilates As a pilates instructor, I am often asked the question, “How is pilates different from yoga?” Although there are many similarities between the two practices, such as developing strength and flexibility, the differences are quite substantial. Yoga is an ancient practice that has long been established …

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Yoga with Anne Taylor on July 20th

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT Join us on Thursday, July 20th at 7pm for a really special treat: Yoga with Anne Taylor. Anne Taylor’s approach to yoga, which integrates movement, breath awareness, opening, and grounding to recalibrate the neuromuscular system, to help decrease pain and increase function has been a mainstay of Beyond Basics’ multi-disciplinary approach …

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Beyond Basics Physical Therapy: Free Movement Classes are Here

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT It’s summer in the city and maybe the air isn’t the only thing that’s a little stagnant? Could your workout routine use some updating? Are you itching to try something new like yoga, pilates, meditation, or tai chi? Have you been hesitant to try something new because you are nervous because …

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BBPT Health Tip: Happy Baby Yoga Pose

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT Guys! This is one of my favorite stretches ever. Both for myself personally and also for my patients. It’s called the happy baby pose, which comes from yoga. I mean, how cute is that. If you’ve ever seen a baby try and stick his feet in his mouth you know where …

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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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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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