Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is a collection of symptoms and signs associated with declining estrogen and other sex hormones during the menopause transition... READ »
When the foot hits the ground, your lower body performs a complex series of joint and muscular reactions to help keep you upright, move you forward, and absorb shock... READ »
A wise person once said, "If you don't poop in the library, you shouldn't read in the bathroom." ... READ »
Knee pain affects one in four adults. Often people with low back or pelvic pain have difficulty moving correctly because their knees hurt... READ »
Over the years I have treated a lot of patients with pain disorders. They are scared and getting out of pain consumes their thoughts and their lives... READ »
Have you ever felt like you can't participate in a sport because of your pelvic floor dysfunction? ... READ »
According to the San Diego Fall Prevention Task Force, 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 falls each year... READ »
Spinning Babies is a series of techniques that promote optimal alignment of the baby within the mother's pelvis... READ »
Trauma can be experienced from verbal, physical, or sexual abuse and sudden experiences like falls... READ »
Stress has an amazing array of effects on the body, from increasing our chances of diabetes to tension headaches... READ »
Beginning conversations with our children about the facts of life might seem a bit challenging... READ »
Persistent/chronic pelvic pain is a very real condition that many people think they have to live with... READ »
Do you ever feel your pains are inexplicable? We see a lot of people with complicated cases at CTS... READ »
Happy Physical Therapy Month! Here are ten fun facts about PT that some people don't know... READ »
Do you wonder why some breast-fed infants have reflux and digestive issues and others don't? READ »
Here are some tools that can be used every day to take control of your stress and progress forward... READ »
How your body functions is changeable, and is more important than what your body structure is... READ »
Sacro-Iliac and Pelvic Girdle pain can affect the ability to get in and out of bed, walk, lunge, stair climbing... READ »
I often have patients who are intimidated by large goals for their health, and it keeps them from starting... READ »
Acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins, the "feel good" chemicals in our body, blocking pain signals to our brain... READ »
Foot drop is one of the most common neurological problems, caused from damage to the peroneal nerve near the knee... READ »
Fiber is not just for Grandma! Starting healthy eating habits early can lead to a lifetime of good food habits and healthy bowels... READ »
Want a strong pelvic floor? Here are 16 ways to strengthen pelvic floor muscles and only ONE of them involves plain Kegels... READ »
The post-partum period is important for retraining the body to a foundational level and restoring the system back to its new normal... READ »
Wait until your six week checkup; if you must push a stroller, try to use a light-weight stroller that allows your elbows to be bent at 90 degrees... READ »
The concept of "neuroplasticity" means that the brain (and nervous system) is capable of change and adaptation... READ »
Using a combination of Lymph Drainage, Visceral Manipulation, Brain and Cranial techniques may help treat patients with these disorders... READ »
With our fast paced culture, busy work schedules & high stress lives, it's easy to see why many of us suffer with some level of anxiety or depression... READ »
Choosing specific foods can reduce inflammation and pain, so here are medical guidelines recommended by the experts... READ »
The triad consists of 3 parts: disordered eating, amenorrhea and bone loss. Often overlooked, it's important to be aware of signs and symptoms... READ »
When you get discouraged say the phrase, "What doesn't challenge me doesn't change me." You will see yourself change for the better... READ »
With any program, be realistic as to how much you are willing to give with respect to time. Start small and add in time on days that you have it... READ »
Setting up the symptom as 'the problem' ignores the bundle of habits and habitats that led to the symptom in the first place... READ »
A physical therapist trained in visceral manipulation and craniosacral therapy can be the most effective resource for a positive pregnancy test... READ »
Your pelvic floor is the area of your pelvis that runs from your tailbone to your pubic bone, layers of muscles that support your internal organs... READ »
Until Nike puts jet packs in their soles, it's up to you and your training routine to improve your speed... READ »
Jade eggs have been used for thousands of years to promote self-awareness and good health and function of the vagina... READ »
Sitting is flexion of the hips, spine, and often the shoulders if slouched. You are flexed anywhere from 5-10 hours a day... READ »
There are 260 million neurons that connect the gut and the brain and considerable overlap between irritable bowel syndrome and depression and anxiety... READ »
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - Information on orthopaedic conditions and treatments, injury prevention, wellness and exercise, and more.
National Women's Health Information Center - An excellent source of Health Information and Referral Center for Women.
VAVi Sport & Social Club - Largest coed adult sports league & fitness class provider on the West Coast. Join over 45,000 young active professionals. Looking for adult soccer leagues? Try a VAVi San Diego Soccer League!
Kegelme.com - For women's health product information.
BenchFit - The latest in exercise equipment and workouts.
Beautiful Beginnings - The first and longest running labor and postpartum support team in San Diego County. Our goal is to meet your needs during your pregnancy and beyond.
The International Pelvic Pain Society - The International Pelvic Pain Society was established in 1996 with two primary objectives: To educate health care professionals how to diagnosis and manage chronic pelvic pain, thereby changing the lives of patients worldwide and to bring hope to men and women who suffer from chronic pelvic pain by significantly raising public awareness and impacting individual lives.
The Section on Women's Health - Part of the American Physical Therapy Association that promotes and expands physical therapy's role in the field of women's health and wellness across the life span. It allows physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students sharing a common interest in the problems and concerns of women to meet, confer, and promote these interests. Among other services, the Section develops educational resources, and practice and education standards for addressing women's health issues. The section also provides training and fosters research.
National Vulvodynia Association - An educational, nonprofit organization founded to disseminate information on vulvodynia.
New Mommy Media - New Mommy Media is a network of dynamic audio podcasts for new and expecting parents. Listen to Cindy Furey's New Mommy Media podcast on Diastasis Recti: Abdominal Separation After Twins »
APTA - The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 71,000 members.
Interstitial Cystitis Association - The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is a vital and dynamic organization offering information and support to people with IC and their families, educating the medical community about IC, and promoting research to find effective treatments, and, ultimately a cure for IC.
International Continence Society - The ICS is a registered charity with a global health focus which strives to improve the quality of life for people affected by urinary, bowel and pelvic floor disorders by advancing basic and clinical science through education, research, and advocacy.
International Cystitis Network - The Interstitial Cystitis Network is a woman owned,"social advocacy" health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, overactive bladder and other pelvic pain disorders.
National Association for Continence - NAFC's purpose is to be the leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence.
Professional Yoga Therapy - A training and continuing education program for health care professionals and yoga teachers and therapists, born more than a decade ago.
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