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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
www.iffgd.org International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. 1-888-964-2001. Informs, assists and supports people affected by gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.
www.nafc.org This is the National Association for Continence website. 1-800-BLADDER. www.niddk.nih.gov National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases- Department of Health and Human Services. (800) 891-5388 for Let’s Talk about Bladder Control for Women. (301) 907-8906 for Patient Education Materials.