Using My Heritage to Teach About the Importance of Functional Squatting

My family is originally from Gujarat, India. My parents migrated to the US in 1972. Me and my four older brothers were very young when we moved here to the US. I was only 2 years old.  When I was in middle school my father decided to take me and one of my brothers to India to visit my […]

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (UI) is the inability to control urine. An estimated 13 million adults (men and women) of all ages suffer from UI. Dysfunctional voiding patterns and leakage also occur in children of all ages. There are four basic types of incontinence.

Stress incontinence is when urine leaks out when stress (pressure) is put on the bladder, for example […]

Headaches or Migraines Can be Relieved With Dry Needling

Are you or someone you know suffering from chronic headaches or migraines and need some type of relief? Then I encourage you to try or tell them about trigger point dry needling. Dry Needling can help relieve headaches and migraines caused by stress and chronic, severe muscle spasms/tension which are found in trigger points. A trigger point is another term for […]

Don’t Let Another Month Go by in 2016 Feel Better with Less Pain and More Control of Your Life

Feel Better with less pain and More control   Let 2016 be a new year for you! At His Therapy we have physical therapists who specialize in pelvic health and wellness. Using Biofeedback and other manual treatment, we can assist with pelvic floor relaxation and strengthening to help gain bladder and bowel control and pain. […]

Painful Intercourse and Physical Therapy

I have people who ask me all the time how a physical therapists can help someone who has painful intercourse.  Pelvic floor therapists are trained with the pelvic floor muscles which have a major function for intercourse. Physical therapists can help patients understand the role of these muscles through education, biofeedback training and manual cues. Therapists can also […]

A Pelvic Floor PT Can Help with Voiding Problems in Children

His Therapy is offering pediatric pelvic floor PT.  This post is dedicated to explaining both the voiding problems that lead children to pelvic floor PT and how PT can help. Many children suffer from bladder/bowel voiding dysfunction. In fact, 20% of all pediatric visits are for incontinence problems. The umbrella term for difficulty with bladder/bowel […]

Dry Needling

Trigger point dry needling is a technique that uses a solid filiform needle to deactivate hyperirritable areas within muscles with the goal of decreasing pain and restoring function. These hyperirritable areas, or also called trigger points, can have wide referral patterns. The needles vary in diameters and lengths depending on the target tissue depth. Dry […]

How and Why Did I become a Pelvic Floor Therapist

I graduated from PT school in 1998 with my Masters.  Jobs were hard to find during that time and I struggled for months without employment. I finally landed an interview in a small hospital for a women’s health director in Sylva, NC in 1999.  I was given a description about the program and expectations of women’s health. I […]