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Pelvic Floor Prolapse

Krista O'Dell, PT Krista O'Dell, PT November 29, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Pelvic organ prolapse is a disorder in which one or more of the pelvic organs (bladder, uterus, or rectum) drop from their normal position. This can occur do to a combination of weak pelvic floor muscles or decreased ligament support of these organs. Studies have shown that prolapse can occur in over 40 percent of women. […]

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There is Help for an Overactive Bladder

Becky McConnell, PT Becky McConnell, PT November 19, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Urination is a normal part of a healthy, functioning bladder. But when does an “active” bladder become an “overactive” bladder? Do you find yourself with the need to urinate often (more than 8 times in a day)? Are you planning your daily activities and your travel around your need to “go?” Do you experience urinary […]

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Diabetes Awareness: Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Robert Goldman, MD Robert Goldman, MD November 15, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Fall can be an unwelcome time of the year if you have diabetes. Cool evening walks and hiking through those crunchy, fallen leaves aren’t as appealing when you have a foot ulcer. A diabetic foot ulcer develops because of nerve damage or injury in the feet (where the nerves are the longest in your entire […]

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Normal Bladder and Bowel Health

Krista O'Dell, PT Krista O'Dell, PT November 9, 2018 0 Comments General Health

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month Who knew there was a “normal” for bladder and bowel health? Keeping a bladder and bowel diary for a few days is a great starting point to track and see if you have healthy habits. Guidelines for normal for bladder health Going to the bathroom 5-7 times a day about 2-4 […]

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Benefits of Controlling Type 2 Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 1, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Many people who have Type 2 diabetes use medication to control high blood sugar levels. But although medication can play an important role in Type 2 diabetes management, it may be possible to lower blood sugar levels by making lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise. What causes Type 2 diabetes? If you have Type […]

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