WOMEN'S HEALTH ARTICLES

Is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for Me?

By Be Fit PT & Pilates | February 17, 2022

Are you suffering from pelvic pain? Having problem with urinary incontinence? Then pelvic floor physical therapy is for you. This treatment uses the principles of physical therapy to provide a structured, effective, and safe reconditioning of pelvic floor muscles and alleviate pain, weakness and dysfunction in the muscles. Pelvic floor rehabilitation at Be Fit involves…

The Holistic Treatment of Postpartum Body

By Be Fit PT & Pilates | February 4, 2022

Are you a birth professional looking to expand your skills when working with the postpartum population? Be Fit Physical Therapy and Pilates will be hosting “The Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body” instructed by Lynn Schulte, founder of the Institute for Birth Healing. This course offers a new and unique approach to assessment and treatment…

The Effect of Pilates on Diabetes

By Be Fit | November 26, 2019

Doctors recommend medication and physical activity to successfully manage blood glucose levels. It turns out that Pilates is an effective exercise for diabetes management. A study conducted in Iran reported on the participation of women with Type 2 diabetes. Those who did Pilates for eight weeks reported better general health, lower disease symptoms, less anxiety,…

Is This Pelvic Floor Disorder?

By Be Fit | August 27, 2019

Symptoms of pelvic floor disorder can resemble other common conditions. Is your daily routine upside down because of pelvic pain or bowel/bladder incontinence? For those wondering if physical therapy can help, keep in mind that many “pelvic floor disorders” can have symptoms that resemble: Urinary tract infection (UTI) Osteoarthritis Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Piriformis syndrome…

The Future of Physical Therapy

By Be Fit | November 2, 2018

The future of physical therapy will care for the whole person. Two developments, nutrition and the “fourth trimester,” support this assertion. A number of physical therapists incorporate diet and nutrition counseling into their practice. Either they are registered dieticians, or they partner with dieticians. Nutrition counseling in physical therapy practice was even a subject at…