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Taking Care of YOU in the New Year!

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS With January being the start of a new year and many people making resolutions for themselves, it is always a great time to remember to strive for our own physical health and wellness. i’move…

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i’move Announces Opening of Muskegon Location

i’move is excited to announce the opening of its clinic in Muskegon inside the Boys and Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore (BGCML) at 900 WWestern Avenue. Currently, i’move has locations in Spring Lake, Grand Haven, Whitehall, Holland, Grand Rapids,and…

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How to Handle Holiday Stress

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS With the holiday season upon us, many people report an increase in stress and tension. We often hear about people holding their tension in their shoulders/neck, clenching their jaw, and one lesser known…

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Postpartum and Your Body

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS Having a baby can be an exciting (albeit terrifying) experience. While we prepare ourselves for the coming baby, we don’t always prepare our bodies for what is to come after delivery. Some individuals…

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i’move at true. Women’s Health

When sustained with a shared vision, good communication, and enthusiasm for the work being done, interprofessional collaboration can lead to measurable improvements in delivery of women's health care. Women deserve excellent healthcare. A fusion of i’move and true. Women’s Health…

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October is Menopause Awareness Month

By Dr. Brooke Meinema PT, DPT, FAFS Each women’s journey is unique, but at some point during their lives, nearly all women will experience menopause. With October being Menopause Awareness Month, there’s no better time to discuss what this actually…

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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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