Tips To Maintain Good Bladder Habits: 1. Maintain a good fluid intake. Depending on your body size and environment, drink 4-8 cups (8oz each) of fluid per day unless otherwise advised by your doctor. Not enough fluid creates a foul odor and dark colored urine. 2. Limit the amount of caffeine (coffee, soda, chocolate or […]
What is Dyspareunia? Recurrent or persistent genital pain associated with sexual intercourse. We treat this condition in our office with GREAT success! There is an article just published in the Journal of Women’s Health/Physical Therapy, January/March 2019, Volume 43, Number 1. This is an excellent article on the efficacy of manual therapy, including methods and results published. […]
Bone is living tissue that is constantly changing and adapting. The good news is that you can improve your bone health at any age. There is a misconception that osteoporosis is a disease of the elderly when actually healthy bone development starts in our youth. Girls who have diets high in dairy and who exercise […]
Pelvic organ prolapse, defined as protrusion of the Pelvic organs (uterus, bladder or rectum) into the vagina, is a common but often overlooked problem. Two large epidemiologic studies – the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) and a Kaiser Permanente study – evaluated the incidence of pelvic organ prolapse among a wide range of women. The WHI, […]
While there is no particular “diet” that can cure bladder control there are some dietary suggestions that we believe can be helpful to your bladder. It is important that you do not decrease your intake of fluids without the advice of your physician. Highly concentrated, dark yellow urine is irritating to the bladder surface and […]
Proven results in as little as 2-3 sessions! * Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction * Prenantal/Postpartum Care * Men’s Pelvic/Prostate Health * Pediatric Bladder Dysfunction/Bed Wetting * Pelvic Pain including, but not limeted to: Coccydynia, Dyspareunia, Interstitial Cystitis and Vulvodynia For more information and or a personal evaluation, Please contact our office at 864-534-1780.
Once you have gained acceptable control of your bladder problem , you must exercise regularly to maintain your muscle strength and control. This is usually between 30-80 pelvic floor exercises through the day . If you stop exercising you may regress to your prior level of control. Use your pelvic floor muscles subconsciously and habitually […]
STARTING THE PROGRAM Discuss your current toilet habits with your therapist. A bladder diary is usually completed before retraining is started. Keeping records along the way is also important. Use the daily urinary log to track your progress. SUPPLIES YOU WILL NEED A daily urinary log and pencil to mark the time of urinating and […]