Happy Thanksgiving! We are so grateful for our friends, family and patients. May you have a blessed day with loved ones 💛🦃🧡 ... See MoreSee Less
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Two recent studies found that wearing an elastic abdominal binder reduced average pain levels post op in women with a planned c-section. Excessively tight compression post op can increase pelvic floor pain and a feeling of vaginal heaviness though. There are always pros and cons to any medical device. Check with your pelvic floor physical therapist if a binder is right for you. And, don’t forget your pelvic floor PT can help you get fitted to if you decide you want one. ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know your sitting posture impacts the function of your pelvic floor muscles!? 👀(Excuse me while I sit up a little straighter!)Ideal sitting posture includes:👂🏾Ears over shoulders; shoulders over hips🦵🏻Hips and knees bent to 90 degrees 🦶🏿Feet flat on the floor🇨🇭Neutral pelvic tiltSimply tilting your pelvis forward or backward a few degrees can have a big impact on your ability to contract your pelvic floor muscles. But, what’s more, if you get this right, your pelvis position can take pressure off your low back, keep your abdominal muscles engaged, reduce tailbone pain and take pressure off your pelvic floor. 🤯For some nerdy fun, try performing a pelvic floor contraction with your pelvis tilted forward, backward and in neutral. 🤓And for even nerdier fun(🤓🤓), here’s some research to check out 📚www.lib.pt.cu.edu.eg/2-Fayiz%20Jan.%202013.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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