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Kegel Weights or Vaginal weights

Pelvic Floor Weights- Yay or Nay?

Q: What are your thoughts on the use of pelvic floor weights-Yay or Nay? Would they build load tolerance? Asking for a friend. A: Short answer: Not a fan, but it can have it’s place in a comprehensive program. Long answer: Keep reading. A Brief History of Pelvic Floor Weights The use of pelvic floor...

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Professor Wiebe

Professor Wiebe is in the House

I passed the background check! As of this month, I am officially Julie Wiebe, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the University of Michigan-Flint Physical Therapy program. I am so grateful and honored to be joining this incredible faculty and stellar program. They have warmly welcomed me and I am so impressed with each of...

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Follow Your Success

Follow Your Success: Mama Talk Part Four

Follow your success! Some final thoughts on go-to strategies to help mamas navigate their return to fitness after that all clear by their doctor at 6-8 weeks. Thinking strategically creates a framework you can apply to ANY activity you enjoy (pilates, yoga, CrossFit, running, barre, etc.). The Road Map Your body has changed and you...

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When do I need to think about the pelvic floor and breath in fitness

When should I think about my pelvic floor and breath in fitness?

“When should I think about my pelvic floor and breath in fitness, and when can I rely on it to happen automatically?” Always? Never? Some? This is a real time issue for female athletes returning to fitness or sport after pregnancy and delivery. My answer here represents the shift in thinking I hope to continue...

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Find-A-Pro Map

Find-A-Pro Near You!

Our Find-A-Pro map is here!  I consistently have individuals and practitioners reaching out asking if I know of pros in their area. So often I know there are probably awesome, talented folks who have taken my courses that would be a great fit, but I don’t know them personally or can’t recall their contact information. Voila….the Find-A-Pro map...

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