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Vaginal Estrogen for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI): Does it help?

Vaginal Estrogen for Urinary Tract Infections: Does it work?

Iโ€™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, PT, MPT, DPT (2022) ๐——๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฉ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—˜๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ (๐—จ๐—ง๐—œ๐˜€) ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฆ๐˜†๐—บ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ผ๐—บ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป?โฃ โฃ This is available…

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Tips for Pelvic Floor Relaxation

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The pelvic floor muscles span the entire base of the pelvis from the pubic bone to the coccyx and between both sit bones. They play an important role in bowel, bladder, and sexual function. Additionally, the pelvic floor muscles support the internal organs (bladder, bowels, uterus, etc). It is important for the pelvic floor to…

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Beginners’ Guide to Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises

Pelvic Floor 101 to teach people how to do a kegel and understand pelvic physical therapy

There are questions that come up around the topic of pelvic floor muscle exercises. Here at Pelvic Guru, the most common questions we receive are: Where are the pelvic floor muscles and what do they do? What is a kegel and is it the same as a pelvic floor contraction?ย  Is a pelvic floor exercise…

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5 Critical Errors Women Make During CrossFit

Antony Lo discusses 5 critical errors that women make when doing 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 the world. CrossFit is here to stay and it is a GOOD thing. But just like every other exercise program or sport in the world,…

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The 5 Things We Wish You Knew About Pudendal Neuralgia

The Five Things We Wish You Knew about Pudendal Neuralgia with Tracy Sher

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 with Pudendal Nerve Entrapment? Why are there so many misdiagnoses with pudendal symptoms? Its complex. We are both pelvic physical…

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Your Vagina is Not Cussing: Good, Simple Vulvovaginal Hygiene Tips

Sara Sauder, a pelvic physical therapist, talks about the best ways to care for your vulva and vagina.

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 vaginaโ€ฆor is that weird?

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Dear CrossFit and “CrossFit Gynecologist,” I’m Appalled. There’s Help For ‘Peeing’ During Workouts!

Tracy Sher discusses stress urinary incontinence (SUI) during exercise and offers guidance for those suffering from this condition.

What’s the Issue? Recently, a CrossFit video, entitled, ‘CrossFit – Do You Pee During Workouts?’ was released on YouTube. CrossFit participants were interviewed at theย Central East Regional competition. ย “CrossFit is the principal strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and hundreds of other…

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