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 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,…

Find a Pelvic Health Professional: Ultimate Directory

Bookmark this resource. It will be updated and expanded too! On a regular basis, we receive numerous requests to find pelvic health professionals in all areas of the world. The pelvic health field has many specialized subsets; and it is important to find specialists who are trained in and understand how to evaluate and treat…

This Powerful #LikeAGirl Commercial Went Viral. Check out Why.

The Always commercial that launched the social media campaign, #LikeAGirl, touched many people around the world. I shared the video on the Pelvic Guru Facebook page linked to my other FB business page and it had over 180 shares and reached over 31,000 people quickly. This is just on my Facebook pages. If you check the…

SHOW ME THE MAYFLOWER! Flower Power for Women’s Maternal Health Campaign. #ENDFISTULA

MAY IS AN EXCITING MONTH! It’s Share MayFlowers Month Highlighting Women’s Maternal Health and Fistulas By Tracy Sher, MPT, CSCS, featuring Jessica McKinney, MS, PT A great way to discuss pelvic health is to wear a special mayflower (in MAY and any other month) and when someone says, “that’s so pretty” or “I love that flower,”…

What IS Pelvic Physical Therapy and Why Doesn’t EVERYONE Know About It?

True story – 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, “Mark my words, I will NEVER EVER do what the therapist is doing in that video. NEVER. Why are we even seeing this in class?”. You may wonder…

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 even children. As one my patients recently said,  “I had no idea this sort of thing exists, but I’m sure glad I found it because…

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

What’s the Issue? Recently, a CrossFit video, entitled, ‘CrossFit – Do You Pee During Workouts?’ was released on YouTube. CrossFit participants were interviewed at the Central East Regional competition.  “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…