Postpartum Perineal Body Scar Massage
Your perineal body is the area between your vagina and anus. It is part of the pelvic floor and plays a role in continence and sexual function. Up to 85%…Read More
Vaginal Estrogen for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI): Does it help?
I’m so pleased to share a comprehensive critical review of the top randomized controlled trials about vaginal estrogen vs. placebos in preventing or treating UTIs in postmenopausal women. ~Tracy Sher,…Read More
How to Choose a Lubricant
By Heather Edwards, PT, CSC, Pelvic Guru LLC Course & Content Manager Personal lubricants for sexual penetration or external genital stimulation (either solo or partnered) can enhance pleasure and comfort. Though…Read More
5 Critical Errors Women Make During CrossFit
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…Read More
Explore Your Vulva! Yes, Take A Look! A professional highlight of Lori Forner
Attention! Go ahead and explore your vulvas! (In a private setting, of course!) We don’t hear that very often do we? Check out this conversation with a brilliant and wonderful…Read More
Does Sleep Really Matter for Chronic Pelvic Pain?
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…Read More
The 5 Things We Wish You Knew About Pudendal Neuralgia
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…Read More
Your Vagina is Not Cussing: Good, Simple Vulvovaginal Hygiene Tips
Friends, Romans, Countrywomen – lend me your ear! All these people are WRONG! (and that’s probably one reason why they’re seeing me in the first place)
If you want my advice, I’m going to be succinct, clear and direct. You can wash your vulvovaginal area any way you’d like as long as you are in the shower, eliminate all soap and let warm water run over the area and only use your hands. Just call me the Henry Ford of the vagina…or is that weird?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