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Adventures in Pilates

Some of our PT staff have been working toward their Pilates certification and it's been a rigorous and rewarding experience for them.   The training involves self-practice, teaching clients, and going to classes throughout the week in order to experience all types of teaching styles.  Pilates, from what we have learned, engages small muscle groups in [...]

By |2019-04-12T22:56:12+00:00October 4th, 2018|Pelvic Pain, Physical Fitness, Pilates|0 Comments

Vaginal Dryness

We have many patients who come to us because they're experiencing vaginal dryness and/or lack of self-lubrication. This is an issue often related to menopause, but there are a lot of other times during a women's life that she may run into vaginal dryness and irritation, and it's our goal to find the cause [...]

By |2018-01-13T22:34:49+00:00January 13th, 2018|Pelvic Health, Sexual Issues, Sexual Pain|0 Comments

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder & Physical Therapy

Persistant Genital Arousal Disorder A Pelvic Pain Disorder   Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD) should not be overlooked. Here at 5 Point Physical Therapy, we take it really seriously - we've learned that it has little to do with pleasure and everything to do with pain. Many patients come to us after researching online solutions [...]

By |2018-01-13T22:11:02+00:00October 13th, 2017|Pelvic Health, Pelvic Pain, Sexual Issues|1 Comment

Digging in: Wild Yam Extract

Is Wild Yam a Scam? Throughout the years, I have heard, through a variety of educational courses as well as word of mouth anecdotal evidence, that certain oils can help pelvic floor irritation and discomfort. Lately, I've fielded questions from a growing number of patients about holistic remedies recommended to them by other wellness providers. I've heard [...]

By |2017-06-06T16:25:44+00:00June 5th, 2017|Pelvic Health|0 Comments

CrossFit & Pregnancy

When I decided to explore this particular topic, I figured it would be a controversial one. Our team at 5 Point PT recently attended APTA CSM, where we sat in on a lecture on CrossFit during pregnancy that really got my wheels turning. The presenters made a point that a lot of CrossFit movements are [...]

Jade Eggs: Not all they’re cracked up to be

I was first introduced to jade eggs by a friend. She told me that since she had begun using one regularly, she had experienced better sex with her partner – including enhanced orgasms. It should be stated that she had a very healthy pelvic floor to begin with, so these perceived side effects could be coincidental, [...]

C-Sections – An exploration

In recent years, we've seen a sharp increase in C-sections. What is the reason for this? Is it because we are delivering babies at an older age? Or do hospitals fear being sued? Or something else entirely? According to a recent study from August 2016, the US C-section rate in 1965 was 4.5 percent. [...]

By |2017-02-28T00:30:33+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Pelvic Health, Pregnancy and Postpartum|0 Comments

Young athletes can have incontinence too

Practicing at 5 Point Physical Therapy, you would think we only see incontinence in an older population. However, younger patients come in with these issues and they can be caused by current or lingering orthopedic injuries. In active young adults, any altercation in your movement patterns can contribute to the integrity of your pelvic floor. [...]

By |2016-10-28T04:07:56+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Pelvic Health, Physical Fitness, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We all have our WCS!

We all passed our exam!  We finally received the results of the WCS, and myself, Kara, and Erica all passed.  That means that all four therapists at 5 Point PT are now board certified women’s health clinical specialists.  We will get to receive our certification at the PT conference in San Antonio in February.   [...]

By |2016-06-20T12:55:18+00:00June 17th, 2016|Physical Therapy|0 Comments