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April the Giraffe had her baby standing up! What position will you give birth in?

Like many of you, I spent an April 15 Saturday morning watching April the Giraffe give birth to a healthy boy calf. I think he was something like 6 feet tall and 150lbs. While watching the live stream I couldn’t help noticing all the people comment: … [Continue reading]

Pooping 102

Here's the second part of  Poop 101 What should my poop look like? Have you ever heard the expression ‘you are what you eat’? Well, it’s true! What we put into our bodies affects the health of our gut, which has more neurons than is in our … [Continue reading]

POOPING 101 – Part 1

What is one thing we all have in common? What brings us all together? We all poop!  How much do you know about your bowel movements? What does it mean when your stool is a different color, shape, texture? What leads to constipation or diarrhea? How … [Continue reading]

Hey Women! Let’s learn about your lady parts!

With women’s rights being a hot button issue recently, it got me thinking: how many women really know and explore the parts that make them a woman? (Disclaimer: I’m not forgetting those in the LGBQT community who have different anatomy and identify … [Continue reading]

Multi-Disciplinary Approach is best for relieving Chronic Pelvic Pain

Evelyn and her DPT staff traveled to Chicago for the International Pelvic Pain Society conference to learn about the evolving sciences and evidence based treatment for pelvic pain. Pelvic pain is typically located in the lower part of your abdomen … [Continue reading]

Online Educational & Empowerment Course for Women Suffering with PGAD &/or Vulvodynia

A unique program designed for a small group of women (15) who suffer with PGAD and chronic vulvar pain.  From the comfort of your home, you'll have the opportunity to connect with each other in a safe environment, using private encrypted meeting … [Continue reading]

A Pregnant Physical Therapist’s Top Tips for Your Healthy Pregnancy

Navigating the pregnancy literature on proper posture, exercise and sleeping alignment can be overwhelming and the guidelines presented are often not a "one size fits all". Afterall, everyone's pregnancy is unique. Below you will find some quick and … [Continue reading]

“Rewire Me” The Source for Your Healing Journey

I am fascinated by how the body and mind work together to heal from pain and injury.  To learn more about healing and how physical therapists can help patients be committed to their healing process, I interviewed my good friend Rose Caiola, founder … [Continue reading]

Chronic Pain and sexuality: How Eva Margot Kant, LCSW-R helps people navigate these issues

(Image courtesy of Eva Margo Kant, LCSW-R) The National Institute of Health (NIH) defines chronic pain as pain lasting more than 3 months and it affects more than 100 million Americans today.  As a pelvic floor physical therapist, I help patients … [Continue reading]

EMH Physical Therapy Goes To Chicago for The International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) Conference on Chronic Pelvic Pain

                                      At EMH Physical Therapy, we support an interdisciplinary approach to treating our patients. We are in constant communication with primary care physicians, urologists, psychologists, gynecologists and … [Continue reading]