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Wellness Wednesday – Ball in the Belly

You get a ball and you get a ball. You all get a ball. Ok, so I’m feeling like Oprah over here! If you’ve been in to see us, you have your very own Moment of Truth Physical Therapy treatment

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Wellness Wednesday – Lunges

Some of my amazing clients are needing harder and harder activities to progress their strength at home. When there has been pelvic pain, shifting, what feels like instability or pubic symphysis pain, we avoid single leg asymmetric things like lunges.

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Wellness Wednesday – What you need to know about your pelvis

I’ve had the absolute joy of talking to 3 different groups of women these past few weeks and we’ve talked a lot about common versus normal, leaking, prolapse, sex and more. Are you pregnant and feeling like nothing can be

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Wellness Wednesday – Sidelying Rib Stretch

Follow me – Most people complain of neck or shoulder pain. But shoulder pain often comes from scapular tightness which often comes from tightness along the midback. Tightness in the midback often causes the neck to move too much and

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Bellies, Babies, & Birth – What is EMDR? And what does it have to do with Postpartum?

Counseling has so many approaches, theories and techniques and today we are focusing on EMDR. Jennifer and I share a passion for helping women be free from trauma, free from limiting beliefs, free to feel confident and empowered. We also

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Wellness Wednesday – Massage Benefits for Pregnancy

Happy Wednesday Everyone! This is Courtney Giroux, the new massage therapist here. I hope everyone is having a great week. Some of you may have never received massage while pregnant, so today I wanted to give you 3 reasons why

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Wellness Wednesday – Child’s Pose

Ever wondered how to breathe better? or how to incorporate that into your exercise? Yoga at it’s best! I love the way yoga combines breath and movement so I often take specific movements and use them for specific pelvic issues my clients often deal

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The Power of Words

The Power of Words by: Brittany Webster Pain: we’ve all had it, and have probably been told by a medical professional a reason for it. Reasons such as: a disc, a tight or weak muscle, alignment, or instability to name a

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Wellness Wednesday – Scorpion Stretch

Spinal mobility. That sounds good, right? I think I should probably have some of that. But what stretches help the most? Glad you asked. THIS is my FAVORITE stretch. Seriously. So much Bang. For. Your. Buck. If I only have time for one thing,

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Wellness Wednesday – Pregnancy Back Pain

So you’re pregnant! Congratulations mama! But suddenly your joy is cut short by nausea and vomiting, back pain and maybe even stabbing pain right in your . . . well you get the point. Some things are inevitable as the hormones change,

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Wellness Wednesday – Postpartum Checklist

  Postpartum care is severely lacking in our country. This free report is my attempt to get out a quick checklist for women to know some things about their own bodies so that they don’t settle for common thinking it

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Pregnancy & Postpartum – you don’t have to wonder!

93% of women do not feel confident that they have enough knowledge about their bodies and pregnancy to successfully go through pregnancy and delivery. This is completely unacceptable. I’m thrilled that more classes and moms groups are popping up, including our own

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The Cue Breath

So you watched last week and have been working on your breathing you know you need to engage your core, but what does that mean? And how do you do it? or know if you’re doing it well? A lot of programs focus

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Wellness Wednesday: Filling & Emptying Breath

Breath. Breathing. Survival.   We know this yet we often don’t pay much attention to how we’re breathing or if we’re “doing it right”. How does breathing affect movement? How does movement affect breathing?   Breathing is where I start

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Wellness Wednesday: Finding the right Physical Therapist for you

  This week’s helpful tip is more about helping you find the right physical therapist for you. I feel that a big piece of my job is helping people feel confident in making choices for their healthcare. I also have

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Beyond Breastfeeding

So the baby is born – the hard part is over right? Then this thing breastfeeding that we’re supposed to just figure out. Thank goodness for so many more lactation consultants being trained and recognized for the value they offer.

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Wellness Wednesday – Squats Level 2

  We all want to take things to the next level right? Well here is a progression from our previous squats known as sit-stands to now doing air squats to a target. This requires a bit more control, strength and

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Wellness Wednesday – Squats Level 1

Also known as Sit-to-stands, which will make sense as you watch the video! I think people hear “squats” as an exercise and imagine this – heavy weights, someone already strong, squatting deeply – you hopefully get my point. There is a

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2 dreaded words. Flu season. There is a lot of great info out there on boosting your immune system and whether or not to get your flu shot, but I’m talking today about what to do to protect your pelvic floor

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Wellness Wednesday – Adductor Sequence Level 2

Have you ever tried to stretch and felt like you just weren’t able to get to the right spot to make a lasting difference?   This week’s stretch should help because it has built-in variability to help you find exactly

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