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Bladder Problems: What’s Normal and What’s Not?

The Female Bladder

Many women experience a variety of bladder issues (like frequency, nocturia, urgency or urinary incontinence) but you don’t have to suffer in silence. A lot of women feel self-conscious about their bladder problems, while others believe bladder Read More…

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Examinations, Hormones, Incontinence, Overall Women's Health, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Pelvic Floor Pilates, Procedures, Resources, Symptoms Tagged with: ,

What are the bladder basics?

The fundamentals of bladder health; holding and emptying urine.  Let’s talk about the fundamentals of bladder health, what it looks like to have a healthy bladder and the common bladder problems that millions of American women face.   Bladder Read

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Urinary Incontinence– You Don’t Have to Deal With It

Have you ever laughed so hard that you noticed a small amount of urine leakage?  Maybe you sneezed or coughed and had the same issue?  This is something we hear a lot of women complain about.  Most women think it’s

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Incontinence, MonaLisa Touch Chico, overactive bladder, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Pelvic Floor Pilates, Symptoms, Treatments

Cost of MonaLisa Touch Treatments & Quality of Life

Today I’d like to do something most doctors will not do, and that’s to talk about the cost of MonaLisa Touch treatments.  We’ve been offering MonaLisa Touch treatments to our patients and are having great success; however, some patients are

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Interstitial Cystitis, Menopause, MonaLisa Touch Chico, overactive bladder, Pelvic Floor Pilates, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments, Uncategorized

MonaLisa Touch Can Help With Interstitial Cystitis

MonaLisa Touch is the newest service offered in our office, and it is great for women who have vaginal discomforts like dryness, painful intercourse, or other menopausal symptoms.  However, it can also be quite beneficial for women who experience incontinence

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Incontinence, Interstitial Cystitis, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Pelvic Floor Pilates, Treatments

Pfilates and the Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a general term to describe all the muscles, ligaments, nerves, and connective tissue in your pelvic area; they support your uterus, bladder, and bowel. The pelvic floor is in charge of making sure the appropriate muscles

Posted in Pelvic Floor Muscles, Pelvic Floor Pilates

What is the pelvic floor and why is it important?

The pelvic floor is a term to describe the group of muscles in your pelvis that attach to all sides of your pelvic bone. These muscles support all the organs in your pelvis including your uterus, bladder and rectum by

Posted in Hysterectomy, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Pelvic Floor Pilates

3 Types of Incontinence and How to Treat Them

There are three types of incontinence. The first is Stress Urinary Incontinence where “stress” refers to coughing, running, laughing, sneezing, etc. The second is Over-Active Bladder which can be caused by multiple different things. Urinary tract infections, Read More…

Posted in Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Pilates

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