Pelvic Anatomy 101 When we say pelvis, what came to mind first? Did you know that your pelvic region includes these parts and specialties? General areas of the body Bowel function Bladder function Sexual function Abdomen Spine Tailbone Orthopedic
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
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 to stay and it is
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.
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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 Forner, B.ScH, MPhty(St), APAM, has
Does sleep really matter for chronic pelvic pain? Guest post by Jessica Reale, PT, DPT, WCS Did you know that most people will spend about 22 years of their lives sleeping? Sleep is one of the most basic human needs
Why Aren’t There More Women Leaders in Healthcare? Surprising Insights and Discussions About ‘Leaning In!’
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 not different from any other
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 this blog article. Out of