Updated: Feb 27
Your pelvic floor is part of your ‘Deep Core System’ which we explored in-depth just last week, and contrary to popular belief, there is so much more to pelvic floor health than regularly doing Kegels. Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist Katy Rush has spent the last 13 years focusing on the development of programs related to pelvic health in men, women, and children. She joins me today to talk about common health issues we as women and moms may face as a result of pelvic floor issues, and how important it is to promptly seek resolution (versus waiting until you’re having to shop for adult diapers - no, thank you!) I know this topic may not be the sexiest, but you wouldn’t be embarrassed seeking help with shoulder pain, would you? Seeking expert guidance with your pelvic floor health should be seen in the same light! Come on, mama, join me in learning a bit about your pelvic floor health, and how pelvic floor physical therapy may be exactly what you need in your life!
In this episode, you’ll hear about:
>> [3:40] Why pelvic floor health is important to our overall health, and why it's important for us to be talking about it.
>> [5:56] When it's necessary to seek a pelvic floor physical therapist's help.
>> [7:28] Tips for dealing with embarrassment around seeking help.
>> [10:17] Key things to keep an eye out for to make sure our pelvic floor health stays up to par.
>> [15:48] Katy's story as to how she got started in pelvic floor physical therapy.
>> [18:52] Questions and attributes we, as patients, should be seeking in our pelvic floor physical therapist to ensure we find one who is a good fit for us.
>> [24:30] A quick breakdown of how an appointment would flow if you were to see a pelvic floor physical therapist.
Katherine Rush, PT graduated from the University of Missouri in 1998 and has spent the last 20 years working as a physical therapist in a variety of healthcare settings. For the last 13 years she has focused on the development of programs related to pelvic health in men, women and children. In these years, she has helped hundreds of people free themselves of dependence on pads and pills while returning to the activities they enjoy.
Here's where you can connect with Katy:
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