Urology Austin

Probing around

It doesn’t happen nearly as often as it used to, thank goodness, but it still happens.  Patients come to me wanting “that thing that reads what I’m doing, like a video game or something”.  That “thing” is called a biofeedback machine.

There are two types used in the pelvic floor world. 

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Physical Therapy


Ripping Your Skin Off

There is a huge disagreement in the pelvic pain world.  Some people say that you should cause no pain to patients who come to you for treatment of pelvic pain.  The others believe that you should address what is causing the root of pelvic pain in as efficient a manner as possible.  These two viewpoints don’t have to be at odds,

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Physical Therapy


Sometimes I Know Why You Hurt

It’s true.  People have issues in their back, hips, pelvis, bladder, urethra, genitals, vagina and rectum for a handful of reasons.  It doesn’t get that wild.  What is actually wild is the depths some patients have to go through to get referred to the appropriate care. I’ve listed super common reasons why people have pelvic issues…

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Physical Therapy


Your First Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Visit

Don’t show up in work out pants.  They’re just going to come off.  That should put the “what do I wear” question to rest.  Pelvic floor physical therapy is unlike any other physical therapy you have been exposed to.  This is a much more invasive and intimate type of physical therapy.  On your first visit,

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Physical Therapy


You Must Drink Water Correctly

My husband and I were once at a gas station paying for a bag of beef jerky.  It was some organic super left-wing, not really meat, more like a meat imposter edible– it was horrible.  Don’t ever buy those.  If you want something that feels and smells like meat, then I suggest…meat.  So anyways,

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Physical Therapy


Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

What is your pelvic floor?

The pelvic floor is the floor of your pelvis.  Your pelvis is a group of bones at the center of your body that connect to the bottom of the spine and the hip bones.  There are muscles all around the pelvic bones.  There are nerves extending into this area. 

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