Dr. Kelly Sammis, PT, CLT
Welcome to a much needed space to empower + educate clients in pelvic health, pelvic floor dysfunction, oncology rehabilitation, Pilates + nutrition! You will be able to find informative blogs + clinical treatment options here to assist you in living a healthy + functional life. What is pelvic floor dysfunction all about?
Pelvic floor dysfunction encompasses a wide variety of medical diagnoses and clinical presentations (we will get into some of the specifics in later posts). As a patient, navigating healthcare professionals in this realm of healthcare can be a very frustrating and time consuming process. This process can take months, or even years, to find the right provider with the right tools to help improve your overall quality of life. Not to mention, there is a certain cultural ‘taboo’ that surrounds discussions regarding dysfunctions of the pelvis.
How easy is it for you to ask your friends or loved ones if they also experience pain with sex? Or if they leak urine when they laugh, sneeze or exercise? Or if they have pain "down there" when they sit or simply wear their favorite pair of skinny jeans? Not to mention, most people wouldn’t even consider talking about dysfunctions that involve a bowel movement. Not exactly the most comfortable of topics to approach for a majority of the population, right?!
We will be discussing all of this and more. We will be addressing the ins and outs of pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic health, oncology rehabilitation, pregnancy + postpartum care, dietary impacts and all of the different treatment options that are available to you. This is a safe space to educate yourself, ask the hard questions and get answers from experts in the field.
"Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested."
To health + wellness for your pelvis,