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5 Things You Did Not Know Were Treated By A Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist

5 Things You Did Not Know Were Treated By A Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist

5 Things You Didn't Know Were Treated By A Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist   More and more individuals are becoming aware of pelvic floor physical therapy, and no one is more excited about this than those of us who have been passionate about it for years!  We are...

Dread sex after baby?

Dread sex after baby?

Dread Sex After Baby?    It seems like such a natural thing, right? Isn’t it supposed to be fun?     I hear it so often from women who take the leap and come to Body Works. It makes me hurt in the pit of my stomach when I hear them speak of hiding their...

What to NOT DO at your Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Appointment

What to NOT DO at your Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Appointment

Alright let’s get right to the point.  Pelvic floor physical therapists are in the profession because we WANT to help YOU.  There is nothing we love more than seeing our patients find success, relief, and freedom from their symptoms!  But before you come to your first...

Bad Vagina Advice from Your Mother

Bad Vagina Advice from Your Mother

Okay, so maybe some of this advice didn’t directly come from your mother, but some of this is some misinformation that has been passed down and around in discreet talk between mothers and daughters or between friends.  Here are some things that are outdated, downright...

Why Do I Have Urinary Leakage? And How Can Physical Therapy Help?

Why Do I Have Urinary Leakage? And How Can Physical Therapy Help?

  Why Do I Have Urinary Leakage? And How Can Physical Therapy Help? By: Dr. Lydia Glass, PT, DPT  What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence (UI) is any accidental loss of urine, or pee. It can vary from a few drops of urine to a full emptying of the...

A Pelvic Floor PT’s Postpartum Journey

A Pelvic Floor PT’s Postpartum Journey

Hi there! Pelvic floor physical therapist here! I know what to expect, and I know what to do. And even then...my postpartum journey was not all rainbows and butterflies. So come along with me as I talk through my pregnancy and postpartum journey. First of all, during...

Let’s talk Pelvic Prolapse

Let’s talk Pelvic Prolapse

Let’s talk Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Are you at risk?   Research has indicated that approximately 50% of women after childbirth lose some of the support needed in the pelvic floor leading to various degrees of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The risk increased with age...

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy & Why is it Important?

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy & Why is it Important?

A pelvic floor physical therapist goes through extensive training and schooling, learning about all aspects of the body, and then completes additional coursework specializing in women’s health. This provides the perfect foundation to determine the root cause of your...

Strong as a Mother, with Dr. Ashlee De Nooy, Owner and PT of Body Works Physical Therapy

Strong as a Mother, with Dr. Ashlee De Nooy, Owner and PT of Body Works Physical Therapy

The more I talk to local health and wellness experts, the more I’m convinced that Greenville has some of the most modern, educated, and diverse group of professonals in this industry.  This month’s conversation with Ashlee De Nooy, PT, DPT, founder and owner of Body...

Opening Week During COVID-19

Opening Week During COVID-19

The health and well-being of our patients has always been and always will be our main priority.   We promise to provide everyone with specialized direct care to transform their lives.  When the news of the COVID-19 virus hit, our main priorities did not change, but we...