Meet Our New PT, Katie Van Scyoc
Mar. 8, 2023 11:40 am
We are proud to welcome Katie Van Scyoc, PT, DPT, CMTPT to the PT Center for Women family. Katie is excited to meet her new patients and brings a wide variety of skills to the team. A quick Q & A ...
Pain, from a Physical Therapist's Perspective
Feb. 2, 2023 8:11 am
As promised, here is my second installment on "Pain, from a Physical Therapist's Perspective." This is a stand-alone blog entry, but it may make more sense to you if you read my previous post on ...
Obesity: A Concern for Fertility & Pregnancy
Jan. 12, 2023 5:29 pm
More than a cosmetic concern, obesity is a medical issue that raises the risk for heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the U.S.
The statistics on rising obesity rates are ...
Creating Harmony Through Balance
Jan. 3, 2023 9:51 am
Do you remember the words ..."Sit up straight ... pull your shoulders back ... and for crying out loud, DON'T SLOUCH!"
Imagine your mother watching you doing any one of the following: Sitting in ...
I Want My Body Back!
Dec. 27, 2022 4:24 pm
So congratulations! You've had your baby, and now you're excited to get back into those favorite clothes that you haven't worn in quite awhile. You feel like they should fit, because after all, ...
Pain From My Perspective . . .
Dec. 20, 2022 11:31 am
As many of my patients are aware, I have recently suffered a herniated disc in my neck. It was for no reason at all. I just woke up with it.
Here's a little background on me professionally: ...
To Exercise, Or Not to Exercise . . .
Dec. 13, 2022 5:00 pm
Frequently I get the following question from my pregnant patients: "I've never really exercised before, but I need to. Is it okay to start now?"
Let's look at the risks of exercise during ...
A Regular Discussion About Constipation
Dec. 7, 2022 3:08 pm
So, let's talk about constipation. Oooh. Is that a conversation inhibitor? Shouldn't be, as the importance of bowel movements is undeniable. So let's discuss what's normal, what's not normal, and ...
See You Down the Road
Nov. 29, 2022 8:31 am
"Find a job you love and you never have to work a day in your life."
This quote seems incredibly appropriate for my time at PT Center for Women. For those of you who haven't heard, I will be ...
Finding the Right PT Specialist
Nov. 17, 2022 10:55 am
Pelvic floor dysfunction affects many women who will see multiple providers before they are diagnosed. Often, women are left to feel that the problems they are experiencing are normal and should ...
Pelvic Health 101
Nov. 8, 2022 9:57 am
Treating pelvic pain has taught me that every pain syndrome is unique. I continued my education to be certified in the treatment of pelvic pain so I could provide treatment options for my ...
Freedom from Chronic Pain
Oct. 26, 2022 10:52 am
"Why do I hurt so much?" is a question I hear nearly every day. The answer is chronic pain, which tends to tamper with your quality of life. At the present time, there is no known cure for ...
Pelvic Pain Dysfunctions: What You Need to Know
Oct. 19, 2022 8:38 am
Pelvic pain dysfunctions are a silent disease. Many young women (as well as older women) suffer from pain in the pelvic region causing pain with intercourse, tampon insertion and sometimes light ...
Does Having a Baby Cause Back Pain?
Oct. 13, 2022 3:31 pm
It seems like it's a weekly occurrence in my practice to field this question: My back has been hurting ever since I had my baby. Did my delivery have something to do with it? Is it the way I hold ...
You Don't Know What You Don't Know
Oct. 6, 2022 8:31 am
Short and sweet, many people don't know about the breadth of treatments offered by a physical therapy practice that specializes in pelvic pain and pelvic muscle dysfunction.
And it goes way ...
Incontinence & the Female Athlete
Sep. 30, 2022 9:24 am
Being an athlete can mean many different things. For some, this means training for a marathon; for others, it's being able to jump on the trampoline with their kids. Both share a commonality with ...
Common Misconceptions of Dry Needling
July 19, 2022 2:18 pm
Have you been thinking about trying dry needling but want some questions answered before you schedule an appointment? Maybe you aren't quite sure what dry needling is, are confused about how it ...
The ART of Physical Therapy by Michelle Landsverk
July 15, 2022 2:28 pm
Many times, my patients have questions about what I'm feeling or treating when I work with them. Most people know that physical therapists work with problems within the body, but in my line of ...