A good starting place for searching out a trained pelvic flood therapist is through the Herman and Wallace foundation. Kathe Wallace from Seattle, WA and Hollis Herman from Boston, MA started the movement emphasizing the importance not just women’s health issues but offering training for medical providers who wish to specialize in women’s health.
What is difficult is that there is no standardization for qualifying providers who wish to call themselves women’s health specialists, and there are many different approaches. Most pelvic floor therapists will have some connection or have taken classes from Herman and Wallace.
In my experience for myself and with my patients, I found that because of the lack of standardization, I never knew wha...
Below are some stats regarding Stress Urinary Incontinence that I feel are worth reading. I had planned to add them to my FB Live, but feel they have more impact when read.
There seems to be a disconnect between women and clinicians when describing symptoms. Awareness is key and not all women understand that although Stress Urinary Incontinence can be a typical postpartum symptom....its not something we have to live with. Its a symptom that can be pushed under the rug and excused due to lack of knowledge on the part of both the clinician and patient.
Mommy Ready is striving to create this awareness and knowledge to women immediately postpartum and women with continued symptoms after many years have pas...
Each of us has a different reason we find ourselves searching for a program like Mommy Ready. One woman may be desperate to rid herself of back pain and one woman may wish she could laugh without leaking urine. Symptoms such as poor posture, hip pain and popping, lack of abdominal strength, pelvic pain as well as many more issues lead us to wonder "How can I get back to being me?" after pregnancy.
Let me share with you what has lead me to search for The Mommy Ready Program.
As a mother of two, I have experienced pregnancy and postpartum recovery. I had fairly uneventful pregnancies. Nausea and fatigue were my most notable symptoms.
I was an avid Crossfitter for my second pregnancy. I had no direction as to what I should and should...