The Tummy Team recommends abdominal splinting with about 95% of our core rehab clients. Abdominal splinting can be an effective component of the comprehensive rehab process. However, there are several misconceptions about splinting and as a result, some controversy in the medical community about the use of an abdominal rehab splint. The controversy is that… Continue Reading
Pelvic organ prolapse is when one of your pelvic organs drops and pushes against the walls of your vagina. If you have this condition, it may feel like pressure against your vaginal canal, a bulging, or as if something is ‘falling out.’ Prolapse can occur when the muscles of your pelvic floor have experienced… Continue Reading
At The Tummy Team, we get so many questions about abdominal splinting. We offer a lot of information on our website about the benefits of splinting, types of abdominal splints, why we splint and more. Yet, there is still a lot of misinformation out there. Even for clients within our programs, the concept of splinting… Continue Reading
Let’s be clear, I am not a specialist in the area of intimacy. Nor do I feel like I am a pelvic floor specialist (although it is very intimately connected to the core so I have learned quite a bit through the years of specializing in core rehabilitation). The bottom line is…sex is important! Intimacy… Continue Reading
Our Bodies Require Stability Earlier in my career as a PT, I worked in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) with little bitty preemies. Working with these babies gave great insight into how all of our bodies function holistically. When babies are born too early, their little bodies do not have enough motor control and… Continue Reading
Have you ever had a flood in your basement? Perhaps a pipe burst or there was a clog causing water to backflow. Either way, if you responded by just scooping out the water with buckets or using towels to absorb it, you wouldn’t get very far. The water would continue to flood your basement… Continue Reading
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