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Blog Tag: High Intra-abdominal pressure

Build a Better House

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Rehab: Build a Better House

Time to build a better house for women. The information and conversation around prolapse has historically been about supporting the pelvic organs from below by increasing pelvic floor strength. While this can be an important part of a global intervention strategy, if it is the only strategy offered it may not address other contributing factors,...

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CrossFit Conversations

PT Pintcast: CrossFit Conversations

The CrossFit Games have come and gone, but the conversations it stirs inside both rehab and fitness carry on! I had a conversation with CrossFit Headquarters last winter on all things pelvic health and pelvic health messaging inside their community (both female and male). The topics we covered are still relevant today as CrossFit pushes...

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Breath Holding and Your Pelvic Health

Q: I know breath holding is bad from my pelvic floor. Should I never hold my breath again? M A: This is a great question as we continue to expand our conversation about intra abdominal pressure in pelvic health issues, is it a friend or foe? Historically, we have counseled women away from certain activities because...

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