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Why Do I Practice Pelvic Physical Therapy?

Why do I practice Pelvic Physical Therapy? Here’s a question that I receive almost every week in my clinic from patients: “How and why did you get into the practice of pelvic physical therapy?” How I got into this work is easy: A family practice doctor in town called the clinic where I was practicing […]

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Constipation Sucks! 5 Cheap and Easy Tricks to Get things Moving

Pooping is not a conversation that we usually have on a regular basis with friends and family. But, if you have experienced constipation then you know the importance of regular bowel movements. Good digestion is vital to our health and well being. As a pelvic physical health therapist digestion is a conversation I have with […]

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Pelvic Floor Yoga Workshop in Salem!

Pelvic Floor Yoga Workshop   Saturday February 28th at Indigo Wellness Center 1-4:00 p.m. Your instructor, Judy Abel, PT will educate you about the pelvis, common pelvic dysfunctions and will teach valuable skills through yoga poses (asanas) that can  improve circulation, stabilize  and help build stamina of the pelvic floor.  $45 To register click Here 350 Liberty St. S. Salem or call (503) 370-9090No […]

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Yoga for the Pelvic Floor Series Starts Jan. 22, 2015

The next Yoga for the Pelvic Floor Series starts Thursday, January 23rd  at 7:00 p.m. taught by our own PT, Judy Abel.  The series runs for five consecutive weeks and will be informative about the anatomy and issues of the pelvic floor and yoga asanas (poses) that can strengthen and normalize the tone of the musculature […]

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Introducing Sexual Health Education and Intimate Pleasure Products

As a pelvic physical therapist I often see patients that are dealing with symptoms of pelvic pain, incontinence and weakness.  Although a lot that needs to happen in this pelvic area  to maintain balance and health it is also and area that can provide great pleasure with a partner or by yourself.  Pleasure is indeed […]

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Kids at Camp: Supporting good ‘potty habits’ when routines change

During the school year, your child may have mastered a routine that encouraged good “potty habits,” reducing or eliminating issues with daytime wetting. But what happens when routines are broken – when school’s out for summer and your child’s signed up for day programs and/or youth camps? According to Judy Abel, owner and physical therapist […]

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An in-depth look at possible diagnoses for your child’s bedwetting, bladder and bowel problems

In our previous blog, we listed some possible medical causes for your child’s bladder and bowel problems. Today, we will go into more depth of some of these diagnoses, what they mean, and how you can make sense of this medical terminology. Just remember, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to give us a […]

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Children and “accidents”: What’s causing urinary problems?

We’ve been discussing children and accidents to great lengths over the last few months. Children who experience bladder problems after the age of 5 may also experience social anxiety, loss of self-esteem, and the confidence to participate in activities with their peers. We’ve talked a lot about helping your child cope at school and discussed […]

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