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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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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
According to a study originally published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, enuresis is a common condition among children in the United States. Defined as involuntary urination, (especially by children at night), enuresis was found at a rate of 4.45% in children, with a greater occurrence in boys than […]
Eugene Yoga’s popular class, Yoga for Pelvic Floor Care, will be starting a new series this month. This class offers, “proper work of strengthening, stabilizing, stretching and softening the pelvic floor.” They have two times to choose from: a four-week series that started Sept 12th and runs through Oct 3rd, held Wednesdays from 5:30 to […]
A study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise says that sitting all day during your job can increase your chances of a heart attack 52%! So get up and move around the office. Take a walk at lunch! To read more about it Click here.
Exercise vs. hormone replacement therapy For more information on this or other pelvic health issues we invite you to contact Pelvic Wellness Center today. We can help. Pelvic Wellness Center 395 W. Broadway Eugene, OR 97401 P: (541) 515-6215 F: (541) 515-6216