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Kathleen and Mary

We excited to join the Wellsphere community to empower women with information about essential personal health topics rarely discussed but for a few whispered conversations with girlfriends. We understand that it is often difficult to broach these intimate topics even with your health care... Full Bio
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Make It Work by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health As the fabulous Tim Gunn would say, "Make it work". What do we mean by that? You know you need (or at least should know by now) to do pelvic floor exercises (Kegels) reg ... Read on »
Nobody every talks about it...Taboo Topics by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health 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 question ... Read on »
Go Red for Women! by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Today, February 4th, is National Wear Red Day. We support the American Heart Association's fight to save lives. Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of w ... Read on »
Bellies and Bottoms by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Every girl wants a great flat tummy and bouncy bottom. Who would have thought that it is good for you too! You need strong abs, gluts and pelvic floor muscles for core stab ... Read on »
Core Strengthening-Finesse not Force Fitness by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Do you still have a flabby tummy despite years of sit-ups? Have you given up in frustration because all those crunches never seemed to work? Women somehow go to work, hel ... Read on »
Getting at the Core of the Matter by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Your mom had the right idea when she nagged you to stand up straight and stop slouching. Good posture is good for you, but to get it you need a strong core. Go ahead, ... Read on »
Balancing Your Life in the New Year by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The importance of weight bearing exercise for prevention of osteoporosis can not be overstated. So lace up those sneakers and hit the road! But have you ever thought about ... Read on »
Better Bones, Better Body by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Most women work really hard to defy aging. We don't act "old" and we don't want to look "old". In a world where "60 is the new 40", it takes a lot of eff ... Read on »
Merry Menopause to You! by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health With only 2 weeks left before Christmas do you ever find yourself wandering the isles of your favorite retail store getting more gifts, more food, more party supplies and o ... Read on »
Happy Holidays to You! by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Welcome to December. Hold onto your seats, the holidays have began. Some of us are celebrating Hanukkah while others are running at full steam as there are "only" 20 fran ... Read on »
Ooh La La Not Ouch; Game on! by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health We have worked with many women who in their younger years had a very satisfying love life but for a variety of reasons had a pause in the "action" ( due to death, divorc ... Read on »
Menopause Makeover by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The years surrounding menopause can be creative and energetic. For the m ost part, our children are grown and (hopefully) out of the house, we have found fulfilling jobs a ... Read on »
The Time Change- Menopause Makeover by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Fall is always a refreshing time as we leave the sweltering heat of summer behind and begin to enjoy crisp sunny days and delightful cool nights. When Daylight saving time ... Read on »
THINK PINK! by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health October is breast cancer awareness month. Probably all of you have been touched by breast cancer in some way. You may be a survivor or a supporter ... Read on »
Perhaps a Pessary? by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Another option for conservative care (meaning non surgical treatment ) of a prolapsed organ is a pessary. What's a pessary? A pessary is a device placed i ... Read on »
Putting It All Together by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Do you ever wonder how did this happen to me? In terms of pelvic prolapse, physical therapists often wonder if the pelvic organs fall or were they pushed? Was it th ... Read on »
What Happens When Things Fall Down- Pelvic Organ Prolapse by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health 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, ... Read on »
We All Fall Down by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Organ prolapse happens when a pelvic organ ( such as your bladder, uterus or rectum) takes a downward, southward journey and leans against the vaginal wall. Organ p ... Read on »
Questions,Questions,Questions... by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Will pelvic floor exercises REALLY help with incontinence? Yes, they will and they have no nasty side effects. In fact, there are many benefits! When the pelvic floor ... Read on »
Regularity-the End of the Story by Kathleen and Mary Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health We promised you specific tips to help get things moving. (To be technical, to have an easier bowel movement.) Fiber is y ... Read on »