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Eugene Parenting Group hosted by Pelvic Wellness Center

We’re happy to be providing space for the Eugene Conscious Parenting Group, starting this month! Learn about new research in brain development, revolutionary philosophies of child-rearing, and how to use your own unique gifts to raise emotionally healthy children. Receive accountability, support, and discussion that matters with this like-minded group of peers as you grow […]

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Pelvic Wellness Center Welcomes Erin DeVoy, DPT!

Erin DeVoy, DPT joins Pelvic Wellness Center at our Eugene Physical Therapy office Pelvic Wellness Center is excited to welcome another talented pelvic physical therapist to the team! Erin DeVoy, DPT is a doctorate graduate of physical therapy from Pacific University.  Within a year after graduating, Erin began pursuing her specialty in women’s health and […]

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Speak the language, start the dialog about ‘accidents’, bedwetting, urges Pelvic Wellness Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2013 EUGENE, OR – According to Judy Abel, PT, co-founder of Pelvic Wellness Center in Eugene and Salem, before the causes of a child’s bedwetting, bladder and bowel problems can be diagnosed, a sometimes difficult and personal dialog must begin. This first step is paramount, Abel says, and it can […]

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Kids at Camp: Supporting good ‘potty habits’ when routines change

During the school year, your child may have mastered a routine that encouraged good “potty habits,” reducing or eliminating issues with daytime wetting. But what happens when routines are broken – when school’s out for summer and your child’s signed up for day programs and/or youth camps? According to Judy Abel, owner and physical therapist […]

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An in-depth look at possible diagnoses for your child’s bedwetting, bladder and bowel problems

In our previous blog, we listed some possible medical causes for your child’s bladder and bowel problems. Today, we will go into more depth of some of these diagnoses, what they mean, and how you can make sense of this medical terminology. Just remember, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to give us a […]

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Children and “accidents”: What’s causing urinary problems?

We’ve been discussing children and accidents to great lengths over the last few months. Children who experience bladder problems after the age of 5 may also experience social anxiety, loss of self-esteem, and the confidence to participate in activities with their peers. We’ve talked a lot about helping your child cope at school and discussed […]

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Pediatric Physical Therapy can help with bedwetting

Not many people know that Pediatric Physical Therapy can help with bedwetting. In the traditional sense, physical therapy is associated with rehabilitation after injury. Physical therapists specializing in the pelvic floor are highly qualified healthcare providers who are dedicated to helping their patients overcome some less talked about issues, like incontinence. Here at Pelvic Wellness […]

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