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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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What is a Sex Counselor?

When you think of a sex counselor some interesting Images may come to mind; indeed, sex is a loaded, sensitive and often uncomfortable topic to discuss with a healthcare professional. Statistics show that physicians spend very little if any, time discussing sexual health in a routine visit with patients. This may be due to their […]

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How Physical Therapy Can Help

Many gynecologists refer patients suffering from pelvic pain to physical therapists who specialize in the pelvic region. Recent research has shown how essential pelvic physical therapy can be in treating problems, such as vulvodynia and dyspareunia, that cause pelvic pain. Dr. Sara Cichowski, a gynecologist, recently wrote an article discussing the importance of pelvic physical […]

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Pediatric Incontinence Explained-Physical Therapy Can Help

While most people associate incontinence with adults, many children are affected by incontinence as well. Children can lose control of their bladder, which can result in accidental urination. This can occur both during the day and at night (bed-wetting). The National Institute of Health published an informative article explaining urinary incontinence in children. Click Here […]

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Shannon’s Podcast on KMUZ in Salem

One of our physical therapists, Shannon was interviewed by radio host Melanie Zermer from KMUZ on November 27, 2012 about our pelvic floor physical therapy programs here at Pelvic Wellness Center. Click Here  to here the full broadcast. The focus of this conversation was about Pelvic Wellness Center’s newest program, Pediatric Incontinence and Pelvic Dysfunction […]

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Welcome Becky!

  Welcome Becky Lottermoser to Pelvic Wellness  Center.  She is the friendly voice on the phone and the smiling face behind our desk.  She is multi-talented and  a welcomed addition to our team!

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Pelvic Floor Anatomy Explained-Video

For all of you out there  dealing with incontinence, pelvic pain, or have children with bowel and/or bladder issues, including bedwetting (enuresis) check out this informative video that explains the anatomy of the pelvis.  Pelvic floor physical therapy is an effective conservative treatment option for many of these problems. Click Here for this short (5 […]

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Is Your Gynecologist Right for You?

Finding the right gynecologist can sometimes be a lengthy and frustrating process.  Whether you’re dealing with birth control choices, painful intercourse, pelvic pain in general, or incontinence issues, Dr. Jennifer Gunter, an obstetrician-gynecologist, outlines six red flags that may warn you to get a second opinion.  Click here to read the article.

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Biofeedback: A Successful Treatment for Incontinence

Biofeedback therapy is shown to be a very effective treatment option for men and women dealing with stress, urge and/or mixed incontinence. This type of therapy uses electronic sensing devices to detect electrical signals produced by pelvic floor muscles when they contract. These electrical signals are displayed on a computer screen so the patient sees […]

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