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  • 08/02/2022 - Leanna Racine
    Don’t Snooze on Good Sleep Habits: What is Sleep Hygiene and Why Does it Matter for the Pelvic Floor?

    We have all had the thought, “I’ll just catch up on sleep this weekend” or “Man, do I need some coffee this morning”.  A good night’s sleep can be an underestimated tool in our health and recovery.  The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7 or more hours a night for those between the ages 18-60.(1) That equates to about a third of our day, indicating a high level of importance.

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  • 07/29/2022 - Leanna Racine
    Hope for Interstitial Cystitis and Bladder Pain Syndrome: Recommendations From the Newest Research-Based Treatment

    Always have to pee? Have the urge to pee and then very little comes out? Pain in the bladder or pelvic region? Ever feel like you have a UTI but testing shows otherwise? These symptoms might be associated with Interstitial Cystitis or Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS), a chronic condition that affects men and women of all ages.

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  • 07/12/2022 - Leanna Racine
    Healthy Pelvis, Heavy Weights: Deep Dives on Hot Topics and Navigating Common Issues in CrossFit

    Crossfit, is a wildly popular branded fitness program that involves constantly varied functional movement performed at high intensity, and incorporates interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, gymnastics, calisthenics, and powerlifting.

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  • 07/12/2022 - Leanna Racine
    Strength Training, Crossfit, and your Pelvic Floor: What You Need to Know

    The benefits of strength training are undeniable. In fact, the Department of Health and Human Services recommends strength training for all major muscle groups at least two times per week. Challenging your muscles to move through resistance from weights, bands, machines, or even body weight helps develop and maintain strong bones; increases muscle growth, power, and endurance; increases metabolism; reduces the risk of injury; and helps manage chronic conditions such as back pain, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and depression.

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  • 04/22/2022 - Hollie Neujahr
    The Pursuit of Activity

    As challenges of life build-up, it is easy to lose inspiration, fall off the workout wagon, or even develop anxiety, depression, and profound sadness. The commonly used phrase “If it hurts don’t do it” prevails, and performing the activities we love, and our happiness,  suffers.  

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  • 04/22/2022 - Hollie Neujahr
    Facial Fitness for Pain Reduction and More!

    How would you feel if you went to a healthcare professional, and they suggested a fitness plan for your face? 

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  • 02/03/2022 - Hollie Neujahr
    New Year - New Pelvic Floor

    As 2022 unravels, and we all embark on New Year resolutions, perhaps a pelvic health improvement plan should be part of our plan for improved health. Often left behind in anatomy education, medical visits, and overall health awareness and articles, it’s time the pelvic floor muscle was center stage and a part of our daily routine. Understanding this part of our anatomy may be mysterious, daunting, or even just a brand new experience. This article suggests 3 tips to enhance your pelvic health in 2022 after explaining some basics about the muscle, what it does, and where it’s been all our lives. 

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  • 12/15/2021 - Hollie Neujahr
    Healthy Thanks and Giving: 3 daily practices to help chronic pain, and set the foundation for a joyful holiday season

    The holiday season has found us and everyone I speak to agrees: it came up fast. Where happiness, gift-giving, joy, cheer are absolutely a part of the holidays, the shadow side of the holidays exists for everyone as well, especially for people suffering from chronic pain. Expressions of exhaustion, disbelief that the world is still struggling with the pandemic, fear, pain, loneliness, and even guilt and shame make persistent appearances in my daily conversations whether those conversations are social, with colleagues, or with patients.  

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  • 06/07/2021 - Hollie Neujahr
    "Love, Glitter Girl" and Pelvic Health Awareness Month

    N2 Physical Therapy would like to thank Hilary, founder of "Love, Glitter Girl" for her dedication to pelvic floor health and awareness. Please see her article and interviews with Hollie Neujahr, PT, DPT, CLT, CMTPT, MBA and Patty Bomarito, PT, DPT about pelvic floor, physical therapy, and how to find the care you need to achieve the excellent pelvic health you deserve!

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  • 01/15/2021 - Hollie Neujahr, PT, DPT, CLT, CMTPT, MBA
    Pain, Sex and Mysteries of Male Anatomy Every Man Should Know

    Three Useful Facts About Male Anatomy to Promote Pain Free Fitness, Sex and Everyday Living:  Unpacking the relationship between the male genitalia, low back and hip and how it effects sex, fitness and everything in between. 



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  • 09/09/2020 - Amy Osborne, PT, DPT
    A Nutrition Therapy Practitioner’s Top Five Tips for Health and Wellness

    You’ve probably heard the expression, “you are what you eat.” But, what if you can’t digest the foods that you’re eating?

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  • 08/11/2020 - Patty Bomarito, PT, DPT
    What is Pediatric Pelvic Physical Therapy?

    Toilet training is a challenge for parents and caregivers.  It can be distressing when children are unable to achieve control of their bladder or bowels.  Especially as children grow and develop, they may experience frustration, anger, or a sense of helplessness when they cannot seem to achieve the same level of control as their peers.  

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  • 06/17/2020 - Grace Waters, PT, DPT
    The Year 2020: How Anxiety is Affecting Your Pelvic Floor

    We are living in a unique time where our stressors seem to have stressors. Most of us notice how these stressful situations affect our bodies: changes in appetite, sleep, and mood changes, but subtle changes are also occurring in our pelvic floor.

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  • 06/09/2020 - Patty Bomarito, PT, DPT
    When Can I Return to Running Postpartum?

    When it comes to returning to exercise after giving birth, running continues to be one of the most popular exercise activities due to its convenience.  The majority of runners in the United States in road races are women, with the most popular distance being the 5K.   A common mistake for mothers following childbirth is returning to activity too soon, and without proper instruction and evaluation of their exercise form.  At N2 Physical Therapy, we examine the abdominal, hip, and gluteal muscles, as well as pelvic floor muscles.

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  • 12/27/2019
    5 Signs your pelvic floor is not happy with your running lifestyle

    This post will provide you with insight on common signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction in runners – whether you are a weekend warrior, marathoner, or working on completing your first mile.

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  • 12/27/2019
    Four Unhealthy Bladder Habits You Should Stop Right Now

    Many of us don’t have a great sense of what’s normal and what’s not when it comes to bladder habits

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  • 12/27/2019
    Physical Therapy for the Delivery Room

    There are many differences between deliveries, and often times women consider the best ways to prepare for the event. However, physical therapy is rarely a part of that plan!

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  • 12/27/2019
    Things to know about “the pooch”: Diastasis recti 101

    One common complaint pelvic floor physical therapists hear from women post-partum is “I want to get rid of my pooch – I keep getting asked if I am pregnant again.”

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  • 12/27/2019
    The Kegel Myth

    There is one perennial piece of advice that women are bombarded with day in and day out - “DO YOUR KEGELS”.

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  • 12/27/2019
    Five things you should know about your pelvic floor

    There are 650+ muscles in the human body, but none are shrouded in mystery like the pelvic floor. 

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  • 12/27/2019
    Cancer and the Pelvic Floor

    The pelvic floor is an important group of muscles that lives in the bottom of the pelvic bowl.  These muscles influence bladder, bowel, and sexual function, and play an important role in spinal stability.

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  • 12/27/2019
    The First Day of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

    In order to understand what actually goes on during a pelvic floor physical therapy evaluation, we must first ask ourselves, “What is the pelvic floor?”

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  • 12/27/2019
    Cervical Health and You

    In case you didn’t hear, January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, the purpose of this campaign is to increase the public’s awareness of cervical cancer screening.

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  • 12/27/2019
    Fascia: The Mysterious Tissue

    More and more health specialists are talking about and treating this mysterious tissue.

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  • 12/27/2019
    The Role of Physical Therapy in Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it is also National Physical Therapy Month, so it seems fitting that this month’s blog is about both! 

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  • 12/27/2019
    Tips to Avoid the Aches and Pains of Breastfeeding

    A newborn baby will nurse every 2-3 hours during the day and sometimes through the night.  It is a wonderful bonding experience but he hours and hours of holding your baby can lead to aches and pains.

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  • 12/27/2019
    Male Pelvic Pain: It’s Not Always the Prostate

    Men’s Health Week, which spans June 12–16, encourages men and boys to take action and prioritize their health. In honor of this week, we would like to share Jake’s story.

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