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Vaginal Rejuvenation Day on April 30 by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Apr 2010 5:37pm One of our readers, Vanessa Scott, sent me the following news release. More and more, I’m hearing from women who have problems with urinary leakage, stress incontinence and the like. Vanessa is a consultant for vaginal surgery . Surgery is one option, but there are others that you may wish to try first, if these issues have been plaguing ... Read on »
Nobody every talks about it...Taboo Topics by Kathleen and Mary Posted Fri 11 Feb 2011 4:02pm Have you ever gone to the doctor convinced you were finally going to ask about that taboo topic only to chicken out in the end when asked, "do you have any more questions?" Is there something you are too embarrassed to talk about? Is there something that you need to know but ... nice girls don't talk about these things in polite company. Whil ... Read on »
Q&A: Pelvic Floor Drops, Weak and Tight Muscles, Tilted Pelvis and More by Stephanie Prendergast and Elizabeth Rummer Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 2:30am Since launching the blog, we have received many questions from readers. In this post, we’re going to tackle a handful of them. If you have a question of your own, please take the opportunity to post it in the “comments” section of this blog. Stop UTIs from Impeding PT Progress Dear Stephanie and Liz, I have PFD and am currently ... Read on »
How do I know if I have PN or PNE? by Stephanie Prendergast and Elizabeth Rummer Posted Tue 26 Feb 2013 10:04pm Part I in the “Demystifying Pudendal Neuralgia” Series For so many the term “pudendal neuralgia” conveys a frightening and mysterious chronic pain diagnosis. And to be sure, at one time, receiving a diagnosis of pudendal neuralgia, or “PN” as it’s commonly called, was truly terrifying, especially considering that it was against the b ... Read on »
Is this a good idea? by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Dec 2003 12:00am I have been spending more and more time on TLC lately. I really love it here, as the people are genuine and warm and supportive -- and funny -- and so far there is none of the nastiness that seems to infect nearly all web communities. That's why I love all the Moderators -- they make this place possible. *smooch* to all the Mods! ... Read on »
The Pelvic Floor, Prolapse and Pregnancy by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 29 Sep 2011 11:32pm It is quite ironic that I started this blog prior to the labor and delivery of my son, and now I am in the midst of dealing (and healing!) with pelvic floor problems postpartum. I was originally drawn to this subject matter because so many students discretely approached me about pelvic floor issues. Many had bladder prolapse, and sever ... Read on »
What Happens When Things Fall Down- Pelvic Organ Prolapse by Kathleen and Mary Posted Fri 01 Oct 2010 5:51pm While you might have expected gravity and time to take a toll on your face and "the girls", who would have thought that same thing could happen to your insides? Well, we are here to tell you stuff happens. Things (more specifically you bladder, uterus and rectum) can fall down and dare we mention ....out. But what would make you s ... Read on »
Fecal Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowels. When you feel the urge to have a bowel movement, you may not be able to hold it until you get to a toilet. Or stool may leak from the rectum unexpectedly, sometimes while passing gas. More than 5.5 million Americans have fecal incontinence. It affects people of all ages—chil ... Read on »
Informed Consent andThe H Word: An Interview with Rick Schweikert by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm We take the concept of informed consent very seriously in our practice. Each client has the right and need to know what kind of treatment Dr. Verigin recommends and why, how it may affect them (benefits and risks) and other options at their disposal, including the option of pursuing no treatment at all. Consent alone is not enough, and this i ... Read on »
Testing of the Anorectal and Pelvic Floor Area by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm Defecating proctography Defecating proctography, fecogram, and defecography all refer to a study in which the rectum is filled with a semi-solid paste with a consistency of soft stool containing contrast. The individual sits on a commode within an x-ray machine and is then asked to relax, to squeeze, to tense the abdomen and to evacuate ... Read on »