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WOMEN'S HEALTH ARTICLES

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…