Pelvic pain

Mini e-book now available: Help! My Tailbone Hurts!…now what?

New mini e-book now available: Help! My Tailbone Hurts!...now what? Tailbone pain, also referred to as coccydynia, can be debilitating. In over 16 years of practice as a physical therapist, Debbie Turczan has heard many stories from her patients about tailbone pain, some of which have been shocking. What shocks Debbie is not the details of [...]

2017-03-26T15:04:31+00:00Categories: coccydynia, Craniosacral Therapy, Patient education and advocacy, Pelvic pain, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mini e-book now available: Help! My Tailbone Hurts!…now what?

VIDEO: Physical Therapy for Tailbone Pain

In my physical therapy practice, I see many patients with tailbone pain. No matter how many times I meet a new patient with tailbone pain (also referred to as coccydynia), I still find their journey somewhat shocking. When we sit down to discuss their history, I may learn that they’ve been suffering with tailbone pain since [...]

2017-03-26T15:04:34+00:00Categories: coccydynia, Craniosacral Therapy, Pelvic pain, Physical Therapy, tailbone pain|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on VIDEO: Physical Therapy for Tailbone Pain

Study shows yoga can help improve pelvic floor strength and decrease urinary incontinence

According to a University of California at San Francisco press release, a study published on April 25, 2014 in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society) reports that a yoga training program, designed to improve pelvic health, can help women gain more control over their urination and avoid [...]

2017-03-26T15:04:35+00:00Categories: Exercise, Patient education and advocacy, Pelvic pain, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Study shows yoga can help improve pelvic floor strength and decrease urinary incontinence

Pelvic pain: Common technique used in hysterectomies for treatment of fibroids can spread cancer.

For women with severe pelvic pain related to fibroids, when all other treatment has failed, a hysterectomy is sometimes offered as an option. It is so very important to be educated in the risks and benefits of this option, along with the long-term effects on your health and well-being. As part of that education, I'd [...]

2017-03-26T15:04:35+00:00Categories: Pelvic pain|Tags: , |Comments Off on Pelvic pain: Common technique used in hysterectomies for treatment of fibroids can spread cancer.