Is Leaking Normal?

Is Leaking Normal?

Is Leaking Normal? Urinary incontinence affects over 25 million Americans annually and is twice as common in women as in men. Pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause can be contributing factors to urinary incontinence, but anyone can experience incontinence. It can...
Influences of Progesterone on Bone Density

Influences of Progesterone on Bone Density

Influences of Progesterone on Bone Density Osteoporosis manifests in adulthood, though it truly has its roots in childhood. When children are not given the basic nutrition necessary to achieve their genetic potential, osteoporosis will result. Childhood osteoporosis...
Postural Changes in Pregnancy

Postural Changes in Pregnancy

Body Changes in Pregnancy Pregnancy is a time of great change for the mother’s body. Postural changes in pregnancy can happen overnight. As the fetus grows in size, the demands on the mother’s body increase. The center of mass of the mother’s body moves forward. The...
Physical Therapy for Labor and Delivery

Physical Therapy for Labor and Delivery

Women’s Health PT I have been a physical therapist in an outpatient orthopedic setting for the past five years and began focusing my continuing education on the pelvic floor and Women’s Health in early 2019. In that time, I have learned so much about pelvic...