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3 Physical Therapy Treatments to Relieve Pelvic Pain after Cancer

Written by Dr. Charlotte Singletary, PT, DPT   As a cancer survivor, you persevered through hardship and trauma. While that is definitely something worth celebrating, part of you may feel like something is still “off”. You may not feel like the same person you once were. You may be experiencing lingering side effects from treatment…

The Best Positions to Breastfeed Your Baby

Breastfeeding Body Mechanics There are a lot of new feelings and emotions that come with a new baby. There will also be a lot of new aches, pains and sensations you didn’t have before while performing everyday tasks. For example, you’ll feed your new baby an average of 8-12 times every day. That’s a lot…

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Back Pain – 5 Moves to Keep You Feeling Great

Movement is medicine, so Smart Body Physical Therapy is giving you five exercises that you can do to combat back pain and keep your back feeling good. So kick off your shoes and join in… Exercises for back pain: Child’s pose – The first exercise gets you down on your hands and knees, rounding the…

#1 Tip To Decrease Prolapse Pressure

What is Prolapse Pressure? Prolapse pressure is when you feel this pressure in your lower abdomen. Many people describe this feeling like their “guts are going to fall out.”   What Can You Do For Prolapse Pressure? One of the main things you can do to combat prolapse pressure is work on your pelvic floor…

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Vitamin C Berry Booster Smoothie Recipe

Cathi Yelvington, physical therapist and nutritionist for Smart Body Physical Therapy, shares this delicious recipe for her Vitamin C Berry Booster Smoothie. Smart Body Physical Therapy specializes in pelvic health, and many of their patients come in with digestive issues that affect their ability to eliminate waste properly. With proper nutrition and pelvic physical therapy,…

Laura Bunso Speaks on Women’s Health Podcast

Laura Bunso, sat down with Pastor Jessica Huffman and the #GirlGang podcast followers for an intimate conversation on women’s health and some of the things that we can be afraid to talk about. It’s enlightening, fun and educational. Listen, laugh and learn along with the ladies… Listen to “"Women's Health" with Pastor Jessica Huffman and…

Urinary Incontinence: A Physical Problem, an Emotional Burden

There’s a secret a lot of women share, but don’t discuss. We can be giggling with our girlfriends and share freely some of the most intimate details of our lives, yet be unable to speak about what is happening physically with our bodies. During a cough, sneeze, laugh or even just a giggle, many of…

Smart Body Physical Therapy | Stress Incontinence | Leakage

Why do I leak when I sneeze, cough, run or lift something heavy?

A leak. A dribble. A little wetness. Whatever you call it, it’s name is stress urinary incontinence, or stress incontinence. It’s incredibly common among women in the United States, and it’s often preventable and treatable. Half of all women will have loss of control of our bladder at some point in our lives. Once we…

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The Dirty Truth About Fecal Incontinence

What is it? Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowel movements. There are two groups of muscles in the wall of the anus and rectum that are responsible for holding stool, and just like other muscles in your body, they can become injured or weakened. When this happens, you may begin to see…

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