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Can Pelvic Rehab Physical Therapy Help Dysmenorrhea?

Dysmenorrhea is the condition of having pain with menstruation, and it affects more than 50% of women. Painful menstrual cramps can last 1-2 days with menses every month, and some women may not experience menstrual pain later in life. Dysmenorrhea can be either primary or secondary, depending on the likely...

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Common Female Pelvic Floor Disorders

There are many conditions that can afflict the pelvis, pelvic floor muscles, and pelvic girdle. The following pelvic floor disorders affect hundreds of millions of women globally. As awareness of pelvic floor dysfunction continues to increase, the ability to find a pelvic rehab therapist becomes more important. This list is...

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Male Pelvic Floor Disorders

Every body has a pelvis, and everybody should know what conditions may affect theirs. The pelvic floor acts as support for some of the most important parts of our anatomy, and that means that a lot can go wrong there. Male pelvic floor dysfunction occurs in millions of men globally,...

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Prostatitis or Pelvic Pain?

What is Prostatitis? Prostatitis, the condition of having an inflamed prostate gland, is one of the most common diagnoses that men get when they suffer pelvic pain. According to the Prostatitis Foundation, “estimates on the number of males in the United States who will experience prostatitis during their lifetimes range...

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Online Resources for Patient Research

Looking for more information on pelvic dysfunction? Here is a list of websites where you can research various conditions. When you are ready to seek treatment or meet with a medical practitioner, check out the directory. Bowel Health & Dysfunction International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders http://www.iffgd.org National Institute of...

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What’s the deal with Mommy Tummy?

A condition called diastasis recti abdominis (“DRA”) afflicts millions of people globally every year. Studies differ on the exact number, but between 50% and 90% of all women who give birth wind up with diastasis recti. What is diastasis recti? Often colloquially called “mummy tummy”, “baby belly”, etc, DRA occurs...

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Find pelvic rehabilitation practitioners in your metropolitan area

Looking for a pelvic rehabilitation practitioner in your area? We have created a number of pages dedicated to major metropolitan areas in the United States. Find your location below to see what clinicians are available to see patients. Alaska https://pelvicrehab.com/alaska/ Atlanta https://pelvicrehab.com/atlanta/ Bay Area https://pelvicrehab.com/bay-area/ Boston https://pelvicrehab.com/boston/ Chicago https://pelvicrehab.com/chicago/ Cleveland...

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When is Bedwetting a Problem?

When it comes to wetting the bed, it can be hard for parents to know when they should consult a pelvic rehab professional. Most of us have dealt with bedwetting one way or another, so it can be hard to identify when it goes from being a part of growing...

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Why is it hard to get treatment for painful sex?

Painful sex isn’t normal Millions of women experience pain during sex, and unfortunately society has a tendency to stigmatize it. Contrary to what some may have been told, it’s not in your head, and it has nothing to do with how much you care about your partner. Anybody can have...

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Welcome to pelvicrehab.com!

After months of work, we are proud to announce the launch of pelvicrehab.com, our new service for locating pelvic rehabilitation physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other practitioners! This site is maintained and operated by the team at Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, the leading provider of pelvic rehabilitation-focused continuing...

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