Jessica McKinney

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Jessica wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Incontinence.

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Best Yoga Poses for OAB

Yoga and meditation have both been shown by recent studies to be helpful for overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Here are six yoga poses that may make a difference, and may also help those with pelvic pain. All photos courtesy of Dustienne Miller of Y...

Best Ways to Fight OAB Urges

When you have overactive bladder (OAB), the urge to go is intense and frequent. Here are some tips and tricks to help combat your symptoms.

The Basics of Bladder Retraining

The function of our bladder is something we generally take for granted, but this important organ can betray us in some pretty disruptive ways. Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome is a prime example. It is classified by the sudden and extreme urge to vo...

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 pelvi...