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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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Association Between Bedwetting and ADHD in Children

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 […]

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Is Childhood Enuresis a Risk Factor for Bladder Dysfunction in Adult Life?

In a recent study at the University of Campinas, in Brazil, researchers set out to determine if there was a relationship between enuresis (bed-wetting) in childhood, and urinary incontinence in adulthood. They found that those study participants who had Mixed Urinary Incontinence and Urge Urinary Incontinence in adulthood, were also more likely to have had issues […]

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You Don’t Have to Live With Vaginal Pain

Vaginal discomfort and pain are common occurrences, affecting millions of women and interfering with their quality of life. Often times, women don’t speak up, and if they do, are commonly told nothing can be done.  There are, however, many treatment options that can significantly improve vaginal pain associated with sex, pelvic exams, urination, and even sitting, […]

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