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September is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS September is interstitial cystitis awareness month. Interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as bladder pain syndrome (BPS), is a “chronic bladder condition resulting in recurring discomfort or pain in the bladder or surrounding pelvic…

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What is a Kegel and Should You be Doing Them?

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS One of the only exercises people think of to help with leaking, prolapse, or postpartum recovery is the kegel exercise. This is a pelvic floor muscle contraction working to strengthen the pelvic floor.…

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The Importance of Breathing

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS TLDR: Breathing mechanics can be helpful for a wide range of problems with the pelvic floor including diastasis recti, pelvic floor tension, and prolapse/weakness. It can be difficult to coordinate your breathing to…

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Diastasis Recti- What is it?

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS Many people in the pregnant and postpartum community have heard the term diastasis recti. While a diastasis can occur to people who have not been pregnant, it is more common to see this…

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Can I still exercise with a prolapse?

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS Many women who are told they have a prolapse are also given a list of “noes” to go with it. No running, no jumping, no weight lifting, no sit ups, no no no.…

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How to Find a Training Plan

By Brian Bradford, PT, DPT One great thing to come out of the pandemic was an increased interest in outdoor recreation and fitness. Last year, many people started more regular jogging and running because it was one of the few…

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FIT Kids Summer Training

i’move is excited to offer a variety of summer training options for middle, high school, and college students! All training sessions aim to improve overall athleticism by improving flexibility, strength, power, and speed. Led by a group of enthusiastic instructors,…

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Pelvic Pain Awareness Month

By Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month: a time to raise recognition and understanding for chronic pelvic pain (CPP)! Chronic pelvic pain is pelvic pain lasting 6 months or longer and affects 15-20% of women…

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Welcome to Women’s Health Month

Happy May, and welcome to Women’s Health month! While we as women should be focusing on our own health and wellness year-round, it is nice to have a designated month for us to reassess our current state and future needs.…

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