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Yoga for the Pelvic Floor Workshop in Salem

Yesterday I taught  Yoga for the Pelvic Floor Workshop at Indigo Wellness Center in Salem.  What a beautiful and powerful space!  The participants were authentic, generous in their sharing and inquisitive.  Together we took on the topics of pelvic floor anatomy, bladder and bowel issues such as incontinence, pelvic prolapse, pelvic pain, vulvodynia and even […]

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Yoga for the Pelvic Floor Series Starts Jan. 22, 2015

The next Yoga for the Pelvic Floor Series starts Thursday, January 23rd  at 7:00 p.m. taught by our own PT, Judy Abel.  The series runs for five consecutive weeks and will be informative about the anatomy and issues of the pelvic floor and yoga asanas (poses) that can strengthen and normalize the tone of the musculature […]

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Welcome, Erin DeVoy DPT

Our Pelvic Wellness Center office in Salem is excited to welcome Erin DeVoy, DPT to our team! Erin brings many years of experience working with a variety of pelvic floor and pregnancy related conditions. With Erin on board, we will be expanding our office hours to Saturday appointments. If you would like to schedule an […]

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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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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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You Don’t Have to Live With Vaginal Pain

Vaginal discomfort and pain are common occurrences, affecting millions of women and interfering with their quality of life.  Often times, women don’t speak up, and if they do, are commonly told nothing can be done.  There are, however, many treatment options that can significantly improve vaginal pain associated with sex, pelvic exams, urination, and even […]

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