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How to Manage Urinary Issues with Running

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS Recognize the cause Excessive pelvic floor tension: Your body can only hold tension for so long before it fatigues. If your pelvic floor is too tight or holding too much tension, it will eventually…

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Problems With Urinating, Leaky Bladder, Frequent Urination, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Health, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Michigan

Problems with Urinating

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS There can be a lot of issues when it comes to urinating - pain, symmetry, or difficulty starting the flow of urine. Not all issues are reasons for concern, but some of them can…

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Incontience, World Incontinence Week, Leaky Bladder, Pelvic Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

World Continence Week

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS It’s World Continence Week! Let’s talk about our bladder habits! It is estimated that 1 in 3 women suffer from some form of incontinence. While this is clearly a very common issue, it should…

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Postpartum, Pregnancy, Sex Health, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month, September, Interstitial Cystitis, IC, Bladder Pain Syndrome, BPS, Chronic Bladder Condition, Bladder Pain, CDC, Neuromuscular Disorder, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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Kegels, Leaking Bladder, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Postpartum Recovery, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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