2 Types of Squats for Birth

2 Types of Squats for Birth When I was pregnant for the first time 16 years ago I knew squatting was a good idea to help with the birth.  Yet I didn't know much about how to best squat for birth.  Years later having worked with pregnant and postpartum women, I've learned a lot I [...]

By | 2018-02-03T20:34:38+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Childbirth, Pelvis, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2 Types of Squats for Birth

Valuing Your Body and Instincts During Birth

  Pregnancy can be an overwhelming time for you and your body.  So many changes occur to your body as it swells to unrecognizable shape and proportion.  Then comes the uncertainty of birth.  How is this baby supposed to get out?  Really?  You can read all the books, watch all the videos and attend all [...]

By | 2014-01-10T04:55:23+00:00 January 10th, 2014|Childbirth, Pelvis, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Valuing Your Body and Instincts During Birth

Is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Causing Your Low Back Pain?

Low back pain is a common complaint with people across all ages and stages of life.  Because there are so many structures in the low back that can be causing your pain, it’s important to know from where the source of your pain is coming.  One area that may be contributing to your back pain [...]

By | 2013-06-18T19:18:16+00:00 June 18th, 2013|Pelvis|Comments Off on Is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Causing Your Low Back Pain?

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction- Part 2

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction- Part 2 If your low back pain is caused by your sacroiliac joint dysfunction and isn’t responding to traditional treatment there are two areas that you need to check out. In the first part of this post we talked about how lower abdominal scar tissue may be inhibiting your sacrum.  Lack of [...]

By | 2013-06-13T02:35:42+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Pelvic Floor, Pelvis|Comments Off on Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction- Part 2

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction- Part 1

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Part 1- Scar tissue   Low back pain is a very common complaint with most people.  There are many different structures in the low back area that can be causing the pain.   The sacroiliac joint is one of the most common areas that can be in dysfunction creating low back pain. [...]

By | 2013-06-12T01:37:12+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Pelvis|Comments Off on Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction- Part 1

How to do Kegel Exercises Correctly

Doing Kegel’s Correctly Do you know how to do a Kegel correctly?  Most women don’t!  Yet kegel exercises are all the rage.  They are the most popular piece of advice given to women for any condition in the pelvic region.  Yet many women don’t know how to engage their pelvic floor muscles correctly.    Let [...]

By | 2013-03-04T05:13:44+00:00 March 4th, 2013|Exercise, Pelvic Floor, Pelvis|Comments Off on How to do Kegel Exercises Correctly