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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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Sex, Chocolate MENOPA– USE in The Register Guard!

Sex, Chocolate and MENOPA– USE event is just two days away! The evening includes a panel of women’s health professionals here to help us discover both the pleasures of menopause and answers to common challenges. Handcrafted truffles, Territorial wine, demos, prizes galore, and shopping from local vendors are all included in the pricing. Sliding scale of $12-$15 […]

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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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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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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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Yes, You Should Tell Your Gynecologist That!

Are you sleeping with more than one person? Experiencing painful intercourse?  Having episodes of urinary or fecal incontinence? Do you smoke, even occasionally? Has your medical history changed? Are you taking new medications? Are you and your partner experiencing trouble in your relationship, emotionally or sexually? According to a recent Women’s Health article appearing on Oprah.com, […]

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