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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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What to Expect at Pelvic Physical/Occupational Therapy

What To Expect from Pelvic Therapy

General things to know about going to pelvic physical or occupational therapy: It’s normal to feel nervous (or not) about your first visit to pelvic therapy. Your pelvic therapist is familiar with people not being sure what to expect and will be ready to answer your questions. They will also be ready to share what…

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Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism and Pelvic Global Academy: A Power-Packed Partnership (an Interview with Brianna Battles)

Interview with Brianna Battles about partnering Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism with Pelvic Global Academy (Pelvic Guru, LLC)

by Heather Edwards, Pelvic Global Academy Course Coordinator and Content Manager ย  Some of you may have noticed and others may have already signed up for this hot ticket, but did you know that you can now get your Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Certification through Pelvic Global Academy (Pelvic Guru, LLC)? Among the fantastic benefits…

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How to Choose a Lubricant

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 the vagina can self-lubricate, the amount of wetness and duration of its effectiveness will vary from person to person. It can also vary for one…

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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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Pediatric Incontinence and Pelvic Floor: An Interview with Dawn Sandalcidi

Pediatric Pelvic Floor Therapy interview with Dawn Sandalcidi

Introduction:ย  Dawn Sandalcidi is certainly recognized as an expert in pediatric pelvic floor treatment.ย In order to share more with all of you about the field of pediatric pelvic PT, Dawnโ€™s background, and the upcoming course, we were lucky enough to get an interview with Dawn!ย  The Interview:ย  PG: What drove you to specialize in pediatric…

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