Intro to Pelvic Floor PT

Do you pee when you laugh, jump, or run? Ever wonder if your back pain might be related to child birth? Did you know that a tight pelvic floor can even make it harder to breathe?

Check out this informative video from Dr. Alison Van Doren that provides insights on these questions. Dr. Ali also includes a demonstration of how to breathe mindfully and explains how the way you breathe can affect your pelvic floor and vice versa!

Skip Points:

  • 0:00 - 0:20 - Do you pee when you don't want to?
  • 0:20 - 0:50 - Why does the pelvic floor matter?
  • 0:50 - 1:25 - Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor
  • 1:25 - 1:54 - Should I just do kegels?
  • 1:54 - 2:52 - Breathing, the Pelvic Floor, and upper back pain
  • 2:52 - 3:35 - How to Breathe
  • 3:35 - Worried about needing "internal" work?

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