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There is Hope

Pain.  I couldn’t explain it.  It hurt when I pee; I had swelling down there; it hurt to be intimate with my husband. Normally a very social person, my life revolved around doctors appointments that told me the same thing: nothing was wrong with me.  Was I crazy? Was this pain just in my head? I had slowly but surely [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Categories: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Health|Comments Off on There is Hope

What to Expect on Your First Visit to Desert PT & Pelvic Health

Before I see my new patient for the first time - I suspect that they are feeling quite anxious or nervous of visiting with a Women’s/Men’s Health Therapist for the first time. I know that my role is to ease their mind during the intake process which includes going over their intake form and the first evaluation. You might be [...]

By | September 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to Expect on Your First Visit to Desert PT & Pelvic Health

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Many people are still unaware of what Pelvic Physical Floor Therapy is, therefore, I wanted to take some time to educate the public on what this less-familiar, but incredibly effective therapy is for those suffering from pelvic floor pain. Let’s begin with the pelvic floor and what the heck that is anyway…the pelvic floor is a very important area in the body [...]

By | July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

It’s Time to Talk About Pelvic Pain

Pain in the WHAT? Shhhhhh...down there… It’s time to get rid of the stigma of talking about pelvic pain. Far too often people live in silent misery because they feel misunderstood or embarrassed by talking to a health care professional, or even a trusted friend or family member. What is pelvic pain? Although it sounds self-explanatory, many people don’t understand [...]

By | May 7th, 2019|Categories: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Health, Resource|Tags: , , |Comments Off on It’s Time to Talk About Pelvic Pain

Dry Needling

Support Dry Needling by PTs in AZ. Dry Needling is a safe and effective therapeutic intervention that has been used by PTs in AZ for over 30 years. http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/dry-needling-what-it-is--who-helps  

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Resource|Comments Off on Dry Needling

Gastrointestional Disorders

www.iffgd.org  International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders.   1-888-964-2001. Informs, assists and supports people affected by gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Resource|Comments Off on Gastrointestional Disorders