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Pelvic Floor Spasm: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment Options

Pelvic Floor Spasm: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment Options

March 15, 2022

Pelvic floor disorders are varied and complex health problems that can wreak havoc on your day-to-day life. As of 2008, nearly 24% of women in the United States had at least one pelvic floor disorder. The number of women affected by pelvic floor disorders increases with age. What Is Pelvic Floor Spasm? Definition Pelvic floor …

Treatment Options for Postpartum Pelvic Pain

Treatment Options for Postpartum Pelvic Pain

December 3, 2021

Having a baby is very stressful on the body. Postpartum recovery can take time and women who have just given birth can experience a wide range of physical conditions. During childbirth, the pelvic muscles and tissues can become damaged, which results in postpartum pelvic pain. Postpartum pelvic pain can impact a woman’s ability to control …

Pilot Study Investigated Pelvic Floor Injury from Childbirth

Pilot Study Investigated Pelvic Floor Injury from Childbirth

November 4, 2021

Childbirth puts a lot of strain on the body. Labor can injure the pelvic floor muscles, resulting in a pelvic floor disorder. Researchers, in a pilot study, investigated the use of ultrasound methods in gauging injury to the pelvic floor caused by childbirth, in particular vaginal delivery, and recovery from that pelvic floor injury. How …

What Causes Lower Back Pain?

What Causes Lower Back Pain?

August 27, 2021

Lower back pain, or back pain in the lumbar region of the back, is the most common cause of absences from work in the United States. Nearly everyone will experience lower back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Often, lower back pain improves on its own. But what solutions are there to cure or …

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