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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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Pediatric Incontinence Explained-Physical Therapy Can Help

While most people associate incontinence with adults, many children are affected by incontinence as well. Children can lose control of their bladder, which can result in accidental urination. This can occur both during the day and at night (bed-wetting). The National Institute of Health published an informative article explaining urinary incontinence in children. Click Here […]

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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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Biofeedback: A Successful Treatment for Incontinence

Biofeedback therapy is shown to be a very effective treatment option for men and women dealing with stress, urge and/or mixed incontinence. This type of therapy uses electronic sensing devices to detect electrical signals produced by pelvic floor muscles when they contract. These electrical signals are displayed on a computer screen so the patient sees […]

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Association Between Bedwetting and ADHD in Children

According to a study originally published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, enuresis is a common condition among children in the United States.  Defined as involuntary urination, (especially by children at night), enuresis was found at a rate of 4.45% in children, with a greater occurrence in boys than […]

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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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