Endometriosis Basics and The Role of Rehab

Endometriosis is a debilitating disease that impairs the quality of life in adolescent and adult females. We don’t know what causes endometriosis (there are several theories), and often, endometriosis is linked with infertility. Sorry – not exactly the best new of the day. So what is endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when the inner lining of theContinue reading “Endometriosis Basics and The Role of Rehab”

I’m doing my exercises, but my low back still hurts and I still pee when I sneeze. What am I missing?

Story line: You’re a postpartum woman who is on her game. You’re consistent with your daily exercises, you try to eat well, you manage your stress to the best of your abilities, and you feel like what you’re doing is helping you recover in your postpartum months…for the most part. But there’s this lingering thing.Continue reading “I’m doing my exercises, but my low back still hurts and I still pee when I sneeze. What am I missing?”

A Larger Look at Pain: A Biopsychosocial Concept

As physical therapists, the one of the primary reasons why patients come into the clinic is pain. Pain is a prevalent and often unpleasant sensation. Pain can lead to anxiety, fear, decreased mobility, and worse, yet, depression and complete disruption of life. Patients often question why their pain continues to linger, even when months haveContinue reading “A Larger Look at Pain: A Biopsychosocial Concept”

The Birth of The Pliable Pelvis

The Pliable Pelvis is a blog for women. A resource. A conversation starter. For women beyond the clinic walls, beyond my home zip code, and beyond the state I live in. This blog is specifically geared toward postpartum moms who are struggling with pelvic girdle pain (PGP), which includes pain in the low back, sacroiliacContinue reading “The Birth of The Pliable Pelvis”

Covid Made Me Do It…

I launched The Pliable Pelvis in May 2020, as we crept out of the depths of an almost eight-week Stay Home, Stay Healthy order (aka ‘Shelter in Place’) due to the covid-19 pandemic. What a time this has been! There’s a saying, Never let a crisis go to waste. Just like everyone else during theContinue reading “Covid Made Me Do It…”