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Your Pelvic Pain Flare Plan

By Rachel Gofman Pelvic Health Physical Therapist & Pelvic Pain Coach Oh no, not again. ⁠You feel those symptoms start to creep back in.⁠ ⁠At first, it feels like a whisper. But the longer you pay attention to it, the louder it gets.⁠ ⁠You feel your stomach sink. How long will it last this time? How bad is it going to get? Do I have to start cancelling plans now? […]

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Dana Rosen

Empowering Recovery: 5 Essential Tools for Healing Pelvic Pain

By Dana Rosen Pelvic Pain Warrior & Coach Pelvic pain affects 1 in 7 individuals born with a uterus at some point in their lives. Because there are so many organs, muscles, ligaments, and fascia all in one place, diagnosing and treating pelvic pain can be extremely complex and interdisciplinary. This often leads to misdiagnosis, incomplete treatment and unnecessary suffering.  In my own battle with pelvic pain, I made many

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Rebecca Slape

It Takes a Village: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pelvic Health

By Rebecca Slape Pelvic Health Physical Therapist I’m sure many of you have already tried several methods to address your pelvic floor concerns. You may have started with your primary care provider, been sent to a specialist (urologist or gastroenterologist), trialed several medications or procedures, tried pelvic floor physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, or massage, and are on the cusp of giving up. While you have seen a variety of practitioners,

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Elevated Pelvic Products

Let’s Talk about Pelvic Pain

By Lexi Burtman Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist Most of us have basic knowledge of what to do when we get a sore throat, headache or back pain, yet we often don’t know what to do when we experience pelvic pain. First, we need to understand what pelvic pain is and how to describe it. Vaginal burning, pelvic discomfort while sitting, and pain with penetration all result in a general diagnosis

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Lindsay Dorka

Overcoming Pelvic Pain with a Mind-Body Approach

By Lindsay Dorka  Pelvic Floor Therapist & Pelvic Pain Coach If you’re struggling with chronic pelvic pain, you’re not alone! Millions of people are diagnosed with chronic pelvic pain every year. Many of these people have found minimal relief or have to engage in consistent practices to “keep their pain at bay” – things like stretching, muscle release, chiropractic care, massages, medication or supplement use, injections, and more. But what

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Chronic pelvic pain

7 Unique Self-Care Tools For Women Living With Chronic Pelvic Pain

By Sarah Elspeth IC Warrior, Psychotherapist, Nutrition and Health Coach I get it; chronic pelvic pain sucks. I’ve been living with chronic pelvic pain for three years and it took me a long time to find the proper methods for pain management.  After much trial and error, I can confidently share with you the tools I have found to be most helpful in my chronic pelvic pain management. 1. Sitz

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Jill Mueller

Pelvic Physiotherapy for Endometriosis: 5 Reasons One Should be on Your Team

By Jill Mueller Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Have you heard of Pelvic Physiotherapy; or if you have, did you think it was just for women who need to strengthen their pelvic floor?  Well, I’m here to let you know that Pelvic Physiotherapists do more than teach kegels; and if you do have endometriosis you should have one on your team! Before we dive into how Pelvic Physiotherapy can help, let’s have

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Trauma Pelvic Pain

Addressing the Trauma in Persistent Pelvic Pain

By Kathleen Pratt MSW, RSW, Trauma Sensitive Yoga Instructor Pelvic pain and trauma. Three words that typically aren’t used together. However, the more I delve into and think about the topic of pelvic pain, the more I am convinced that we need to be aware of its connection with trauma. Why? So those with pelvic pain can feel understood and treated in a sensitive way, and so those who care for and

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Constipated

Constipation: What Can We Do About It?

By Katie Ruebush PT, DPT What is Constipation? Bloating Abdominal pain Rectal pain Pelvic pressure Hard, small stools that require pushing and straining to eliminate If you’ve ever been constipated, these symptoms might sound familiar.  Nothing feels good when you aren’t pooping on a regular basis.  Here’s the deal–constipation can be the root of lots of pelvic health symptoms.  Besides the gross feeling we get when we haven’t pooped for

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male pelvic pain

Male Pelvic Pain: The Prostate Gland has been “Framed”

By Carolyn Vandyken  PT, Educator, Researcher & Author We usually come across Shakespeare’s “What is in a name?” quote when people are trying to explain that names don’t really matter; that all you need to know is what something is, not what it’s named. As it turns out, naming problems have had a significant effect on male pelvic pain and how it is treated.   The most common diagnosis given to

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Pelvic Health Support

Low-Histamine

Low Histamine Diet Tips Mast Cell-Derived Histamine Mediates Cystitis Pain Eliminates foods that block the action of the DAO enzyme Helps break down histamine so that it is cleared from your body If this enzyme is blocked by high histamine foods, histamine remains in the body and continues to cause uncomfortable symptoms

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Pelvic Pain

Purchase Supplements ALPHA-LIPOIC ACID (ALA) Benefits Promotes healthy nerve function Reduces pain CALCIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE Benefits Reduces pelvic pain and urgency, as it takes the acid out of trigger foods if taken before consumption CORNSILK Benefits Anti-inflammatory properties Soothes the mucus lining of the urinary tract, easing pain and irritation Restores the bladder’s ability to resist infection   CURCUMIN (TURMERIC) Benefits Anti-inflammatory properties Reduces estradiol production, therefore suppressing the proliferationof endometrial

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IC/BPS

Purchase Supplements   Calcium glycerophosphate Benefits Reduces pelvic pain and urgency, as it takes the acid out of trigger foods if taken before consumption   CALIFORNIA POPPY Benefits Anti-spasmodic Cornsilk Benefits Anti-inflammatory properties Soothes the mucus lining of the urinary tract, easing pain and irritation Restores the bladder’s ability to resist infection   Cystoprotek Benefits Mucopolysaccharides: Replenish the bladder lining (GAG layer) Isoflavinoids: Reduce bladder inflammation Chondroitin sulfate, sodium hyaluronate

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Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain Assessment Food & Symptom Tracker Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain) About Pain in/around the area of the coccyx, also called the tailbone Potential Causes Childbirth Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Poor posture Ageing Being overweight/underweight Infection/cancer (Both very rare) Symptoms Pain when pressure is applied to the tailbone Immediate and severe pain when moving from sitting to standing position Pain during bowel movements Pain during sex Deep ache in the region

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