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Cycle Syncing, Menstrual Cycles, Menstruation, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Michgian

Cycle Syncing

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS Cycle syncing is adjusting our lifestyles, diet, and exercise routines around our menstrual cycles to make menstruation easier to manage as well as protect us from potential injuries. This is easier for people who…

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Pelvic Hip Openers, Breathing, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Pelvic Pain, Stretching, Womens' Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

Stretch: Pelvic Hip Openers

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS Pelvic pain can be debilitating and affects more people than we realize with an estimated 1 in 7 women dealing with chronic pelvic pain (diagnosed after three to six months of pelvic pain). Some…

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Bowel Habits, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

Bathroom Practices Part 2: Bowel Habits

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS Now to the part many people don’t necessarily discuss bowel habits! If you missed part one click here to read about bladder habits. Toileting posture: Let’s start with the ideal position for defecating. When…

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Holiday Stress, Upper Chest Breathing, Outer Rib Breathing, Low Back Tension, Pelvic Floor

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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Importance Of Breathing, Diastasis Recti, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Pelvic Floor Tension, Prolapse, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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