Vera Menchikova

Urine Control: Tackling Leaking Postpartum

As a pelvic health physical therapist, I have had numerous patients say, “Of course I leak. I’ve had a baby—that’s...

jumping postpartum

5 Ways to Maximize Your Return to Jumping Postpartum

Hello, new moms! Whether you are itching to get back into your HIIT classes or are preparing to keep up...

Postpartum ergonomics

Postpartum Ergonomics: The Ins and Outs of Moving with Your Baby

Hello, moms! In this post, we will cover proper posturing and ergonomics for all of the day-to-day activities you do...

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Pelvic Health: Constipation, The 6 Tips to Help You Go

The holiday season is notorious for getting even the most regulated person a little backed up. From changes in routine...

Pelvic Pain: 3 Ways Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Helps with Vaginal Insertion Pain

Let’s set the record straight—tampon use, gynecological exams, and sex should be pain-free! But up to 28% of women experience pain...

Your First Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Appointment: What to Expect on an Internal Exam

You are finally seeing a pelvic health physical therapist (yay!) and then you remember hearing about internal exams as a...

Postpartum Care: Conquering the First 6 Weeks

Navigating the first few weeks after delivery can be understandably daunting. You’ve been adapting to a new routine, busy with...

Tackling Your First Few Weeks Postpartum: 6 Tips after a Vaginal Delivery

First and foremost, congratulations! You have spent three trimesters diligently attending prenatal appointments, getting labs done, and taking care of your...

Navigating the first few weeks...