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What happens in a PFPT assessment?

Physical therapy pelvic floor assessments are different from gynecological exams. This type of examination is performed by a licensed physical therapist who has taken advanced coursework in pelvic rehabilitation. These type of assessments generally last 45 minutes and...

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DON’T LET LIFE BULLY YOUR NECK AROUND! If something about that statement resonates with you, I can assure you are not alone. Whether an individual identifies as a “desk jockey” or a high level football prospect, head and neck position and stability are of paramount...

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Pain – The Elusive Concept

Written by Pam Showman, PT, DPT Pain is an elusive concept. While there have been attempts throughout history to define it and apply parameters to the definition, there are still things we don’t understand. Much of medicine has tried to dumb pain down a subjective...

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PAIN – not our favorite friend

    If you have peered into this particular blog, let me start by saying that pain is NOT a weakness. Across a lifetime, it is an inevitable thing we face - ALL of us - to some degree or another, for various reasons. As it pertains to physical therapy, perhaps the...

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Pelvic Health: Fact vs Myth

Written by Pam Showman, PT, DPT There are a lot of myths surrounding the topic of pelvic health and fitness, especially around what priorities should be prior to, during, and after pregnancy. There are also misunderstandings about who the topic of pelvic health tends...

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Bone on Bone: What is OA?

You’re fifty-five years old and your knee has been bothering you off and on for the last three years. It has progressed to the point that you finally decided to visit the doctor. After an hour in the waiting room and a set of x-rays, the doctor has his report. You...

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