Tag: Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: More common than we think

Do you feel pressure or heaviness between your legs?   Have you ever had the strange sensation that something is falling out of your vagina?   Does your vagina look or feel different since having a baby?  Have you changed the way you urinate or have bowel movements to complete one?


Is Pelvic Pain Preventing a Better Sex Life?

What’s worse than dealing with a pain in the ass?  Dealing with pelvic pain! You’re not alone.  Chronic pelvic pain, also known as vaginal pain, perineal pain, ‘pain down there’, or pelvic floor muscle pain, is a common problem. It affects approximately one in seven women. In one study of reproductive-aged women in primary care […]


A look at pelvic floor therapy from Gail O’Neill

The following article was written by Gail O’Neill, PT, a specialist in pelvic floor physical therapy at ShiftPT in New York City. ShiftPT and Gail are friends of the Yinova Center, and offer valuable information and care to our community. Finally, your bundle of joy has arrived! Those first several weeks just seem to fly […]


Using Acupuncture to Treat Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Earlier this week the BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1.) released a report that found that acupuncture can help women suffering from pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy. This is not the first research study to look at this. In fact in 2005 I was interviewed by ABC news about the same topic. […]