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

Bathroom Practices Part One: Bladder Habits

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS While many people don’t commonly have open discussions about anything they do in the bathroom, understanding good bathroom habits can be very helpful! So let’s dive in! Just In Case: Sometimes dealing with bladder…

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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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Prolapse, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Leaky Bladder, Prolapse Management, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Pain Awareness Month, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Cpp, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

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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