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Pelvic Floor Yoga Workshop in Salem!

Pelvic Floor Yoga Workshop   Saturday February 28th at Indigo Wellness Center 1-4:00 p.m. Your instructor, Judy Abel, PT will educate you about the pelvis, common pelvic dysfunctions and will teach valuable skills through yoga poses (asanas) that can  improve circulation, stabilize  and help build stamina of the pelvic floor.  $45 To register click Here 350 Liberty St. S. Salem or call (503) 370-9090No […]

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Pediatric Incontinence and Physical Therapy Case Study

This is an interesting case study example of a successful physical therapy treatment for  pediatric daytime urinary incontinence/enuresis.  Bedwetting (nighttime or nocturnal enuresis) is often an issue with these kids as well and treatment from a trained pediatric pelvic physical therapist has been proven as a very effective way to  resolve these emotional and physical […]

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How Physical Therapy Can Help

Many gynecologists refer patients suffering from pelvic pain to physical therapists who specialize in the pelvic region. Recent research has shown how essential pelvic physical therapy can be in treating problems, such as vulvodynia and dyspareunia, that cause pelvic pain. Dr. Sara Cichowski, a gynecologist, recently wrote an article discussing the importance of pelvic physical […]

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Shannon’s Podcast on KMUZ in Salem

One of our physical therapists, Shannon was interviewed by radio host Melanie Zermer from KMUZ on November 27, 2012 about our pelvic floor physical therapy programs here at Pelvic Wellness Center. Click Here  to here the full broadcast. The focus of this conversation was about Pelvic Wellness Center’s newest program, Pediatric Incontinence and Pelvic Dysfunction […]

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Welcome Becky!

  Welcome Becky Lottermoser to Pelvic Wellness  Center.  She is the friendly voice on the phone and the smiling face behind our desk.  She is multi-talented and  a welcomed addition to our team!

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Pelvic Floor Anatomy Explained-Video

For all of you out there  dealing with incontinence, pelvic pain, or have children with bowel and/or bladder issues, including bedwetting (enuresis) check out this informative video that explains the anatomy of the pelvis.  Pelvic floor physical therapy is an effective conservative treatment option for many of these problems. Click Here for this short (5 […]

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Is Your Gynecologist Right for You?

Finding the right gynecologist can sometimes be a lengthy and frustrating process.  Whether you’re dealing with birth control choices, painful intercourse, pelvic pain in general, or incontinence issues, Dr. Jennifer Gunter, an obstetrician-gynecologist, outlines six red flags that may warn you to get a second opinion.  Click here to read the article.      

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Yes, You Should Tell Your Gynecologist That!

Are you sleeping with more than one person? Experiencing painful intercourse?  Having episodes of urinary or fecal incontinence? Do you smoke, even occasionally?  Has your medical history changed?  Are you taking new medications? Are you and your partner experiencing trouble in your relationship, emotionally or sexually? According to a recent Women’s Health article appearing on […]

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Is Childhood Enuresis a Risk Factor for Bladder Dysfunction in Adult Life?

In a recent study at the University of Campinas, in Brazil, researchers set out to determine if there was a relationship between enuresis (bed-wetting) in childhood, and urinary incontinence in adulthood.  They found that those study participants who had Mixed Urinary Incontinence and Urge Urinary Incontinence in adulthood, were also more likely to have had […]

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Eugene Yoga Offering Class for Pelvic Floor Care

Eugene Yoga’s popular class, Yoga for Pelvic Floor Care, will be starting a new series this month.  This class offers, “proper work of strengthening, stabilizing, stretching and softening the pelvic floor.”  They have two times to choose from: a four-week  series that started Sept 12th and runs through Oct 3rd, held Wednesdays from 5:30 to […]

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