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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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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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Common beverages can trigger bladder irritation, ‘accidents’ and bedwetting in kids

This month’s press release for Pelvic Wellness Center: Drinking less during the day reduces the likelihood of childhood “accidents” and bedwetting, right? Not necessarily, say Judy Abel and Shannon Forrestall, physical therapists and co-owners of Pelvic Wellness Center in Eugene and Salem. “We find that a lot of kids we work with who deal with incontinence […]

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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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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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