Friday, April 18, 2014

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Jessica McKinney, PT

Jessica McKinney, PT, Health Guide

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Jessica is a physical therapist and pelvic health advocate.

How Physical Therapy Can Help Pelvic Floor Disorders

"Well, I've never heard of that kind of physical therapy...."   Sigh…if I had a dollar for every time I heard some version of that statement, I could run a pretty mighty word-spreading media campaign. By "that kind", I mean physical therapy for the pelvic floor and the problems that occur in that region of the body.  These... Read moreChevron
posted 04/17/2014, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

Jay Motola, Health Pro

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Urologist

What to Expect at an Urologist Visit

You have just been told by your primary care doctor that you need to see an urologist. Or perhaps you are experiencing symptoms that you think are related to your urinary tract and you decide to make an appointment on your own. You may have some trepidation going in of what to expect during your visit.   Prior to your visit, it may be helpful... Read moreChevron
posted 03/17/2014, comments (0)|
Nancy  Muller

Nancy Muller, Health Pro

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National Association for Continence, Executive Director

Stroke Becoming More Common in Younger Adults

New research published in the October 10, 2012 online issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology, reveals that strokes are becoming more common in younger people.1  While part of the explanation for this alarming trend could be improved diagnosis through advanced imaging technology, it is believed that our... Read moreChevron
Merely Me

Merely Me, Health Guide

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I am a published writer who suffers from depression and MS

In Sickness and In Health

Hi everybody!   I know what you are going to say.  I have not been present here for a couple of weeks.  This is a new thing for me.  Since I began with Health Central in August of 2008 I have been here.  It is a rare thing for me to be away from this site and you.  I miss you all very much.   Not sure why I chose... Read moreChevron
Pete

Options for Dealing with the Pain of Incontinence

Many people suffering from incontinence have the added issue of pain associated with bladder and prostate issues.   I had surgery to remove some infected prostate tissue in an attempt to cure my chronic bladder infections; unfortunately, it did not.   What it did leave me with is urge incontinence, stress incontinence, and pain on... Read moreChevron
posted 10/05/2011, comments (0)|