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A Mesh of a Situation

By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer In May 2015 a Delaware jury ordered Boston Scientific, a medical device company, to pay a woman $100 million for pain complications following vaginal mesh placement for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. A few months prior to that a Texas woman was awarded $73 million for similar complications. Some think that these cases are just the tip of […] Continue Reading


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What is GYROTONIC®?

By Melissa Hines What is GYROTONIC®? When I first heard a colleague talk about gyrotonic about 4 years ago, I was like “GYRO WHAT? To me it sounded like some form of geriatric exercise, so I asked her more about […] Continue Reading

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Pelvic Myths: True or False?

By Melinda Fontaine Have you heard these common pelvic rumors? Can you guess which ones are true or false? As a pelvic floor physical therapist, I’ve heard quite a few old wives tales about the pelvis. Test your […] Continue Reading

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Treatment Solutions for Endometriosis

By Stephanie Prendergast Did you know that severe menstrual pain is not normal?  If you experience severe pain during your period it is possible you are suffering from a very underdiagnosed disease called Endometriosis. Endometrial tissue lines the uterus. […] Continue Reading

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What is Get PT 1st?

By Stephanie Prendergast   Last fall, I began seeing the logo you see above, appear in my Twitter feed and on Facebook. As a physical therapist, I was happy to see an organization committing to improving awareness about our field. It's […] Continue Reading

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Understanding Breech Babies

This week, our guest writer and award winning prenatal chiropractor Dr. Elliot Berlin, takes us through a hot button topic: breeched babies. By Elliot Berlin | DC Early in pregnancy, your baby has plenty of room to move, as […] Continue Reading