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Dr. Manali Andrus PT, DPT Pelvic Physical Therapist

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Will Urinary Incontinence Go Away On Its Own?

Whether urinary incontinence goes away on its own or requires pelvic floor physical therapy (PT) depends on the underlying cause and individual factors. In many cases, especially if the incontinence is due to temporary factors like a urinary tract infection or medication side effects, it may resolve on its own once the underlying issue is […]

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Post-Surgical Check-ups with a Pelvic Floor PT after Prolapse Surgery

Prolapse surgery is a significant step towards regaining a good quality of life for those suffering from pelvic organ prolapse. While the surgery itself is a crucial part of the journey, it’s equally important not to underestimate the significance of post-surgical care, especially in collaboration with a pelvic floor physical therapist.  Pelvic organ prolapse is

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Understanding Rectocele vs. Rectal Prolapse

The human body is an intricate network of organs and muscles working together to maintain proper function. Within this complex system, issues related to the pelvic floor can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. Two common conditions affecting the pelvic region are rectocele and rectal prolapse. Both conditions can cause discomfort, but understanding their

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Understanding Pelvic floor Tightness in Men

The pelvic floor is often overlooked group of muscles, is a crucial part of the body responsible for various functions, including bladder and bowel control, sexual function, and supporting pelvic organs. While discussions about pelvic floor issues typically focus on women, it’s essential to recognize that men can also experience pelvic floor-related problems, including tightness

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Is it Ever Too Late for Pelvic Floor PT?

Pelvic floor therapy can be beneficial for people of various ages and at different stages of life, so it’s not necessarily “too late” for pelvic floor therapy at any specific age. The appropriateness of pelvic floor therapy depends on individual circumstances and the specific issues being addressed Here are some general considerations: 1. Pelvic Floor

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Can endometriosis ever go away?

Endometriosis is a complex and often misunderstood condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. Characterized by the growth of tissue similar to the lining of the uterus outside the uterus, it can lead to severe pain, infertility, and various other symptoms. One of the most pressing questions individuals diagnosed with endometriosis have is whether the

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Does drinking More water help with bladder leakage?

Drinking more water can help with bladder leakage in some cases, but it’s essential to understand the underlying causes of bladder leakage before increasing your water intake. Bladder leakage can occur for various reasons, including urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary tract infections, and other medical conditions. Here’s how increased water intake can be beneficial in

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Can Pelvic Floor PT Help My Low Libido?

Low libido is a prevalent issue that can affect individuals of all genders and ages. While it can stem from various physical, psychological, and relational factors, one lesser-known contributor to this problem is pelvic floor dysfunction. Pelvic floor physical therapy, a specialized branch of physical therapy, offers a promising solution to address low libido by

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