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20 May, 2016

Ketamine Infusion for Pelvic Pain. What is it?

2018-01-09T20:51:50+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |9 Comments

The topic of Ketamine infusions can elicit some strong concerns. Some clinicians are familiar with a type of infusion known as "Ketamine comas," in which people are placed in a medical coma and stay in an ICU for treatment. This is often viewed as quite extreme, and risky; and leaves many wondering the efficacy of such a treatment when the patient is not actively participating in recovery from a brain/pain connection. For clarification, the coma is not the only protocol available. Ketamine infusions can involve: 1. Outpatient "awake" protocol 2. Low-dose inpatient protocol 3. Ketamine coma. (In addition, there are now physicians who prescribe compounded ointments with Ketamine as one of the medications. This is not the same as an infusion. There's not enough data at this time about efficacy and safety of this approach with topicals.) Our guest blogger, Dr. Allison Wells, MD, is sharing information about the outpatient procedure. ~ Tracy Sher of Pelvic Guru

9 Apr, 2016

5 Critical Errors Women Make During CrossFit

2017-10-18T10:51:18+00:00 April 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

5 Critical Errors Women Make During CrossFit CrossFit is a worldwide phenomenon. The CrossFit Games Open had nearly 300,000 entries for the first workout. There are over 11,000 affiliates around the world. CrossFit is here

13 Feb, 2016

Find a Pelvic Health Professional: Ultimate Directory

2017-11-15T11:04:27+00:00 February 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |42 Comments

On a regular basis, we receive numerous requests to find pelvic health professionals in all areas of the world. The types of professionals on these lists include pelvic physical therapists, physicians, nurses and more.

29 Mar, 2015

Women – Explore Your Genitals! Yes, Take A Look! Free Handout With Lots of Tips.

2015-03-29T22:25:16+00:00 March 29th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Attention girls and women -  go ahead and explore your genitals! (In a private setting, of course!)  We don't hear that very often do we? A brilliant and wonderful pelvic PT colleague in Australia, Lori

12 Feb, 2015

Why Aren’t There More Women Leaders in Healthcare? Surprising Insights and Discussions About ‘Leaning In!’

2015-02-12T00:28:24+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |11 Comments

Over the last few years, the disparity in women's leadership opportunities has been highlighted by successful professionals such as Sheryl Sandberg (TED talk) and Anne-Marie Slaughter (Atlantic Article). CAN women have it all?  Healthcare is

1 Feb, 2015

BEST Exercises for Abdominals, Glutes, and Adductors. Mind-Blowing Charts!

2017-10-09T22:27:46+00:00 February 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |16 Comments

Best Exercises for Abdominals, Glutes, and Adductors. Mind-Blowing Charts!  A big thank you to Adam Meakins, featured now in Pelvic Guru's Professional Spotlight! He has generously allowed me to compile his charts and information into

10 Jan, 2015

The 5 Things We Wish You Knew About Pudendal Neuralgia

2017-10-09T16:43:06+00:00 January 10th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |29 Comments

The 5 Things We Wish PTs, MDs, and Patients Knew About Pudendal Neuralgia and Pudendal Nerve Entrapment Tracy Sher, MPT, CSCS and Loretta J. Robertson, PT, MS Why is the diagnosis of Pudendal Neuralgia confused

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