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Pelvic Therapy Education and Resources

Washington Regional Pelvic Therapy is committed to providing high quality care and wellness education to our patients. Please use this page to explore educational resources.



  • Pelvic Therapy Tips: Chronic Constipation

    By providing a combination of one-on-one education, biofeedback training and specialized exercise, pelvic therapy can help relieve dysfunction and pain many people experience in their pelvis, abdomen and lower back. “Pelvic therapy is a specialty area of physical therapy. We treat muscles, joints and nerves just like the physical therapy most people are familiar with; those muscles, joints and nerves just happen to be located in or around the pelvis,” says Jacquelynn Saravane, PT, DPT of Washington Regional Outpatient Therapy Services. “We treat basically everyone with a pelvis — men, women, children — and all age ranges.”...

  • Menopause: What Women Aren’t Talking About

    As many woman reach middle age, menopause may be just around the corner. Menopause occurs when estrogen and progesterone decrease and ovarian function ceases, most commonly is defined as when a woman misses menstruation for 12 consecutive months. Approximately 6,000 women enter menopause each day in the United States, the average age being 51 according to the North American Menopause Society. With life expectancy increasing in women this means that close to 40% of a women’s life could be spent in the postmenopausal stage. As women, we often joke about the hot flashes, mood swings and night sweats but there are topics that are not being addressed as openly: urinary, sexual and musculoskeletal health....

  • Kid-Friendly Workout

    Going stir crazy at home with your kids? Danielle Khoury, DPT, demonstrates how you can use them to help get your endorphins going with six kid-friendly moves!...

  • Restorative Yoga - Fountain of Youth Pose

    Loni Harris, DPT, explains the benefits of the Fountain of Youth pose, which is designed to help decrease stress and anxiety....