Highland Physical Therapy

Can Stress Cause Pelvic Pain? Mindfulness Tips To Ease Pain

This year, many of us are not just looking to enhance our physical health but also to find peace and balance within our minds and bodies.This is especially vital for women dealing with pelvic prolapse, a condition that not only poses physical challenges but can also be a significant source of stress and emotional discomfort. … Read more

Protect Your Pelvic Health With These Effective Strategies

​Welcome to 2024, a year where your health and well-being take center stage. An important aspect of women’s health that often goes unspoken is Pelvic Organ Prolapse. But we’re here to reduce the stigma, and open up a healthy conversation about your pelvic health. ​In this blog, let’s delve deeper into what Pelvic Organ Prolapse … Read more

Why We Need To Talk More About The Pelvic Floor

“I wish I was told how to take care of my Pelvic Floor after I had my babies,” lamented a nurse who recently walked into my clinic. Her sentiment echoed mine. We, both healthcare professionals, found ourselves on the confusing journey of discovering our pelvic floors later in life, particularly after motherhood. This got me thinking: … Read more

3 Exercises To Relax Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

As we enjoy the picturesque views that Pocatello has to offer, there is an underlying issue that many silently struggle with. Tightened pelvic floor muscles. Imagine the frustration of feeling a constant, underlying discomfort, the intimacy issues that might arise in your relationships, the hesitancy to participate in social events, or the insecurity of experiencing urinary … Read more

What is Pelvic Health Physical Therapy? (More Than Kegels)

Pelvic health physical therapy is a specialization within physical therapy that can help a wide range of individuals from children to adults! I personally know how nerve-wracking, and maybe even a little embarrassing, it is to tell your doctor (or physical therapist) that you’re having issues with your pelvic floor. However, many of these issues … Read more

How does lifting affect your pelvic floor?

Photo by ChaseStrong Facebook page Your pelvic floor muscles are part of your deep core muscles consisting of: Transverse Abdominis, multifidus on your back, pelvic floor and diaphragm. Pelvic floor functions to stabilize the bottom of your “core canister” Any increase in pressure to the canister (from holding your breath, straining, or even just lifting a … Read more

Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence- Prostatectomy and the Pelvic floor part 3

If you have been following along with me for a while in these blogs we have already covered some of the more common side effects from prostate cancer treatment and prostate removal. If you haven’t, scroll down to read more about post prostatectomy pain and erectile dysfunction.  One of the most common and probably most bothersome … Read more