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Female Runner

Return To Run: considerations for the female runner

I am fresh off debuting my new Treating and Training the Female Runner course in the UK. I was grateful and honored to be hosted by Emma Brockwell** (aka @physiomumuk, co-founder of @pelvicroar and co-author of the recently published Return to Running Postnatal Guidelines). Folks came from all over the World-Ireland, Scotland, Bulgaria, Iceland, Finland,...

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Pelvic Health and BMI

Pelvic Health and BMI: What’s the Connection?

Please stop talking to my patients about their BMI. Pelvic Health and BMI. I grew up as an orthopedic/sports medicine physical therapist. If I had a dollar for every patient (male and female) I have treated in my 23 years as a PT who was told by their medical provider that weight loss would get...

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It depends!

Quick Question! How Should I Breathe When I Squat?

Dear Julie, quick question! How should I breathe when I squat? A lot of my inquiries start this way. Quick questions don’t always have quick answers. Nor should they. Formula seekers….beware….this post is likely not for you. In any learning endeavor, we must understand basics first, lay a foundation. This gives us a language and...

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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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