Let’s talk about an aspect of care that is frequently overlooked in pelvic health: “Prehabilitation”, or “prehab”. Defined as a “process of improving functional capability of a patient PRIOR to a surgical procedure so that the patient can withstand postoperative inactivity and possible associate decline.” (The American College of Surgeons). Prehabilitation can: Help you get … Continue reading Prehab: Preparing for Surgery & After
Your colon is your "second brain." Let's get both brains talking nicely to one another! PTSS: Poop Traumatic Stress Syndrome Funny? Got your attention? And perhaps now you are thinking “Hmmm…could that be me??” Sadly, for those living with constipation, this isn't so funny! This acronym was coined by one of my patients. And I … Continue reading PTSS, Constipation, and How Often Should I poop??
Should I kegel? Should I not kegel? How do I kegel? I was told to kegel all of the time!! I was told to NEVER kegel because I have tightness. These are some of the statements that I frequently hear from new clients and patients seeking help (and clarification!) for incontinence, prolapse, urge and frequency, … Continue reading To Kegel or Not to Kegel?