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Returning To Sport After Delivery, Child Birth, Female Athlete, Fitness, Women's Fitness, Pelvic Floor Health, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

Returning to Sport After Delivery

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS It can be difficult to know when and how to return to activity and sport after having a baby. From the dramatic changes our bodies experience during pregnancy, the delivery itself, and the changes…

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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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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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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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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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Women's Health, True Women's Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Pelvic Floor Health, Physical Therapists Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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Menopause, Menopause Awareness Month, October, Hormones, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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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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