Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction: Physical Therapy Strategies for Managing Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

Posted on February 12th, 2024

Pregnancy initiates a cascade of transformations in a woman's physiology, particularly impacting the pelvic region.

 Among the array of adjustments, pubic symphysis dysfunction stands out as a prevalent concern. 

In this blog post,…

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How to Relieve Tailbone Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Therapeutic Solutions

Posted on February 12th, 2024

Suffering from tailbone pain, commonly known as coccyx pain, can significantly impact your daily life. 

In this blog post, we'll unveil how to relieve tailbone pain through physical therapy. 

We'll explore its causes, symptoms, and…

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Returning to Running After Childbirth Delivery

Posted on January 30th, 2024

When I see new postpartum mothers, I often get asked the question, is it ok to start running again?  

Granted, not everyone wants to start or return to running after delivery but those that do should be well-informed on when it is ap…

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Neuromuscular Re-Education to Restore Natural Movement

Posted on January 17th, 2024

In the realm of physical therapy, one of the most transformative techniques is muscle re-education. It's a process that focuses on retraining the muscles to regain their natural function and movement. 

Whether you're recovering from …

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7 Key Advantages of Postpartum Physical Therapy

Posted on January 17th, 2024

Welcoming a new life into the world is a profound experience that brings immense joy and change to a woman's body. 

Postpartum physical therapy is a specialized form of care that focuses on the unique needs of mothers after childbirt…

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Happy New Year 2024!!!

May 2024 bring much health and happiness!   

       I would like to take this time to thank all of my patients who have entrusted their care to me. I am honored to have served you throughout the years. 

 At Lotus Physical Therapy for Women, I continue to strive …

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3 Most Common Reasons Why Sex Can Be Painful For Women

Posted on November 1st, 2023

Navigating through the complexities of women's health can be intricate, delicate, layered, and profoundly significant. 

The topic of painful sex is more than a mere discomfort; it's a pivotal health concern that affects many aspects…

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What Is Pudendal Neuralgia: Common Nerve Pain Causes and Symptoms

Posted on November 1st, 2023

Welcome to the Lotus Physical Therapy for Women, PLLC blog, a sanctuary for women's health located in the scenic town of Orangeburg. 

Today, we delve into a topic that is of significant importance to many of our clients: pudendal neu…

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Preparing for Childbirth and Delivery. How Physical Therapy Can Help.

Posted October 20, 2023

Physical therapy may not be one of the things you think of when preparing for delivery. However, physical therapy can be a great asset as part of your birth preparation plan.  

When we are expecting, we try and get all of our "ducks in a…

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Effective Exercise for Incontinence

Posted on September 26, 2023

Incontinence, particularly urinary incontinence, is a prevalent concern that affects many women, especially as they age. 

It can lead to embarrassing moments and a reduced quality of life. 

However, there's good news — pelvic floor …

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Postpartum Physical Therapy: 6 Common Issues and How to Address Them

Posted on September 26, 2023

The journey of motherhood is a remarkable one, marked by joy and transformation. However, it also comes with its share of physical challenges that can linger after childbirth. 

From postpartum upper back pain to pelvic floor issues, …

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Tips to Help Combat Constipation

Posted on September 12, 2023

Imagine, there is an entire aisle dedicated to digestive aids in your local pharmacy. That speaks volumes. According to a 2020 study sited in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, between 9% and 20% of adults in the USA are effec…

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Vaginal/Pelvic Dilators and Wands

Posted on September 6, 2023

Vaginal/pelvic dilators and wands can be useful tools as adjuncts to your pelvic physical therapy program. The images reveal examples of what vaginal/pelvic dilators and wands may look like. 

 They come in various sizes and are made …

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Do You Have Diastasis Recti?

Posted on September 5, 2023.

Many women come in to see me with complaints of having diastasis recti or separation of their abdominal muscles as shown in the image.

 The muscles involved are the rectus abdominus muscles that course from the lower ribcage down to …

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What is a Pelvic Physical Therapist?

American Physical Therapy
Association/Academy of Pelvic Health 2017

Physical therapists (PTs) with specialized training in pelvic health and obstetric physical therapy can benefit a wide range of patients, including women, men, transgender individuals, childr…

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Managing Osteoporosis Through Safe and Targeted Physical Therapy
Posted on August 18th, 2023

 With convenient locations in both Rockland and Ulster counties in New York, Lotus Physical Therapy for Women, PLLC stands as a sanctuary of expertise and care for women's physical well-being. My purpose is to empower women to navigat…

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