So, You Need Defecography Testing for Bowel Issues? Dispelling the Top 5 Myths
pelic-A common scenario: You have constipation, but the cause is unknown (and may have several underlying factors). What if your physician orders a “DEFECOGRAM?” This is actually quite a common…Read More
What IS Pelvic Physical Therapy and Why Doesn’t EVERYONE Know About It?
During graduate school (Northwestern shout out) for physical therapy over 15 years ago, I distinctly remember turning to a friend in class and stating emphatically…Read More
Bladder Pain and Bowel Issues – Oy! IPPS Conference Highlights
Bladder Pain and Bowel Issues – Oy! Highlights on these topics from the International Pelvic Pain Society Conference in Orlando, FL, October 17-20, 2013. The 2013 International Pelvic Pain Society…Read More
Pelvic Pain Research: What’s Happening and Who’s Recruiting?
Pelvic pain research “nerd alert”. You have been warned! Here’s a sampling of some of the great research projects and trials (primarily pelvic pain with some others sprinkled in) listed…Read More
10 Common Misconceptions About Pelvic Physical Therapy
Have you ever heard of pelvic physical therapy before? Many have not, but this specialty can be a crucial part of someone’s complete medical care – for women, men, and…Read More
Toilet Talk: Things You Should Know, But Probably Don’t.
Parents can relate to the fact that we spend a lot of time potty training children. However, that’s likely the only time we experience “toilet talk”. When I provide basic…Read More
Is Your Pelvic Pain Related to What You’re Eating?
It might surprise you to learn that what your diet might be having a very significant impact on your pelvic pain. Let me explain this idea by telling you a…Read More
GYN Cancer Recovery Advice: A Survivor’s Powerful Message
Pelvic Guru is excited to share GYN cancer recovery advice from a patient’s perspective. The words of wisdom are from a strong, wonderful woman who has gone through a comprehensive treatment…Read More
Gynecologic Cancer – The Radiation Elephant in the Room
Gynecologic cancers include malignancies of the female genital tract involving the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, Fallopian tubes or ovaries. A common treatment involves radiation therapy (also known as radiotherapy). Radiation…Read More