Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast
By Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast
The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast covers a wide variety of topics with an intimate, holistic and enthusiastic approach to pelvic health. Madison Splan, PT, DPT, is the host of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast and specializes in Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Each episode Madison hosts guests from a multitude of backgrounds including medical doctors, psychologists, nurses and personal trainers.
Hormone Replacement Options and Pelvic Health
Monica Bell, DNP at Optimal Hormone Health is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s Pelvic Health Podcast. She graduated from Westminster College with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and went on to the University of Utah to earn her doctorate of nurse practitioner. Monica specializes in bio-identical hormone therapy and sexual medicine. In today’s podcast we discuss hormone options for both males and females, hormone assessment and evaluation, different tests performed to identify hormone imbalance, different hormone replacement options, why people need this, what common conditions/diagnosis and symptoms seen in patients that would benefit from hormone replacement.
September 19, 2022
CrossFit and Pelvic Floor Considerations
Madison Banbury is our guest on this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy Pelvic Health Podcast. Maddy graduated from Brigham Young University-Hawaii in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science. She went on to earn her doctorate of physical therapy from Northern Arizona University at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in 2021. Maddy is pelvic floor certified through Herman and Wallace and holds a CrossFit level 2 certification. Today we discuss Crossfit in the pelvic health arena for both pregnancy and the post-partum population. We provide information on safety considerations, alterations, diastasis recti, prolapse and incontinence within this active population.
August 09, 2022
Pregnancy and Running
My guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast is Amanda Olson, doctor of physical therapy and certified pelvic rehabilitation practitioner. She received her bachelor's degree in 2005 from Pacific University followed by her doctor of physical therapy from Regis University in 2008 and is certified STOTT Pilates instructor and RPCA Certified Running Coach. During this podcast we break down running 101 for both the female athlete and the pregnant female athlete. We provide information on normal gait mechanics within the phases of running, how and why these change in the pregnant female runner, common injuries faced and what females can do to help prevent dysfunctional running during pregnancy to avoid injury.
July 11, 2022
Special Considerations for Labor and Delivery
Dr. Sean Edmunds is our guest for episode 8 of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Edmunds studied neuroscience at Brigham Young University, graduated from the University of Washington Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Utah. He is currently practicing at St. Mark's OBGYN Associates in Salt Lake City, Utah. During this episode we discuss special considerations with labor and delivery including epidurals and the timing of application, episiotomies and vaginal tearing, laboring positions-including water immersion and vaginal birth after cesarean(VBAC) indications and contraindications.
July 04, 2022
Physical, Medical and Rehabilitation for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s Pelvic Health Podcast is Dr. Jared Aida. Dr. Aida attended Brigham Young University and received his Bachelor Of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science followed by his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. He was a resident physician at Loma Linda University Health and Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine Fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital. Today’s topic is on physical medicine and rehabilitation and how pelvic floor dysfunction and therapists can work with a strong multidisciplinary approach with our patients. We discuss what PM&R medicine is, their approach to pelvic floor dysfunction, common orthopedic conditions and symptoms that may have pelvic floor involvement, interventions for pelvic floor dysfunction and when physical therapists should refer out to this profession for help and further evaluation with our patient population.
June 15, 2022
Certified Professional Midwife and the Birth Journey
In this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s pelvic health Podcast we discuss certified nurse midwives and how they assist with the pregnancy, labor, delivery and post-partum phases of a woman’s birth journey. Today’s guest today is Ashleigh Taylor, a certified professional midwife and licensed direct entry midwife. She attended the midwife college of Utah and graduated in 2021. She purchased Birth Journey in Salt Lake City, Utah February of 2022 and is the owner, operator and midwife. This episode helps to bridge two prior podcasts on topics of doctor of nurse practitioner midwives and doula’s within the spectrum of care providers for a woman in child bearing years. This episode discusses certified nurse practitioners, out of hospital births, outcomes and research associated with these interventions.
May 03, 2022
Pediatric Urology Conditions and the Treatment Paradigm
In todays episode we discuss different pediatric urologic conditions and the multidisciplinary approach used in treatment. DeeAnn is a family practice nurse practitioner. She completed her undergraduate coursework at the University of Utah and attended the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana and received her Master’s of Science in nursing in 2017. She has worked in the division of Pediatric Urology since 2017 and is currently works at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. In today’s podcast we discuss different pediatric urology conditions, signs and symptoms, norms, and the multidisciplinary approach between urology departments and pelvic floor physical therapy. We discuss the treatment paradigm including evaluation, medication, physical therapy, and behavioral adjustments.
April 11, 2022
Acupuncture and Woman’s Health
Megan Sewell is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Megan Elaine Sewell, LAc., EAMP is a master acupuncturist, herbalist, and lifestyle consultant specializing in holistic endocrinology for the treatment of women’s hormonal and reproductive health, mood disorders, as well as acute and chronic pain. She graduated from Bastyr University (Seattle) in 2010 with a Masters in Science of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She currently maintains diplomat status through the Acupuncture Licensing Board, NCCAOM. She is the clinician and owner of Wild Sage Acupuncture in Cottonwood Heights Utah. During today’s podcast we discuss the approach to acupuncture, meridian lines and how these applications can assist in different woman’s health diagnosis including painful periods, infertility, menopause and pelvic pain.
March 08, 2022
Let’s Talk Fiber… It’s Complicated.
Jen Schmidt is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Jen earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and worked for several years as a mental health counselor before going back to school to get her master’s degree in Nutrition. She works with clients using a weight-inclusive framework and Intuitive Eating approach to identify small steps that move clients towards food freedom and to feel comfortable and confident in their eating. Jen specializes in vegetarian and vegan nutrition, chronic dieting, binge-eating, and digestive disorders. In today’s podcast we discuss different nutritional aspects and how they are interwind within the pelvic floor realm. We dive deep in to the different types of fibers as they can be so complex; what are they, food high in fiber and which conditions would benefit from which type of fiber intake increase or decrease.
February 01, 2022
Prostate Cancer Treatments and how Physical Therapy can Help
Welcome to episode 40 of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast! This month, we’re sitting down with Dr. Peter Fisher to discuss prostate cancer treatments and how Physical Therapy can help. Dr. Fisher attended the University of Utah school of Medicine followed by his residancy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor Michigan. He currently serves as Chief of Surgery and Director of Men’s Health services at St. Mark’s Hospital. He is currently working at Granger Urology in Sandy, Utah. During this podcast we discuss symptoms of prostate cancer, the paradigm of treatment options, prostatectomy procedure and physical therapy interventions before and after to prevent any urinary incontinence or scarring dysfunctions. Listen to this episode below or wherever you get your podcasts!
January 06, 2022
Colorectal Conditions & Procedures
Dr. Abby Crume is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. She attended medical School at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX followed by her Residency at the Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine and her Fellowship at St. Mark’s Hospital Colon and Rectal Surgery. She has board certifications in both surgery and colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Crume serves on the Faculty for St. Marks Hospital Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship. During this podcast we discuss the multidisciplinary approach for treatment of fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse and colo-rectal cancers in regards to diagnosis and the treatment paradigm including medication, nerve stimulators, surgeries and pelvic floor physical therapy.
December 06, 2021
Treatments for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Welcome to episode 38 of The Mountain Land Pelvic Heath Podcast! This month, we’re sitting down with Dr. Steven Gange from Granger Medical Clinic to discuss treatment options for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia including TURP, Urolift, and medications as well as the multidisciplinary approach of pelvic floor physical therapy for any remaining side effects post procedure. Dr. Gange is a general adult urologist who attended UCLA and University of Kentucky. He performed the first ever UroLift procedure in North America and was lead enroller in those clinical trials. He was the first in the world to perform UroLift under local anesthesia, and as of early 2019 has performed 600 UroLift procedures. If you would like to learn more about Dr. Steven Gange and his practice, go to https://www.grangermedical.com/providers/steven-gange-md-facs/.
November 01, 2021
How Pelvic Floor Therapy Can Help You
Welcome to the 37th episode of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast! This month, Madison Splan sits down with Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s very own Sari Stahl to discuss the different symptoms and treatments that Pelvic Floor Therapy can help with across all genders and ages. Topics include incontinence, constipation, abdominal pain, endometriosis, painful intercourse, post-prostatectomy, diastasis recti, and more. Sari attended Montana State University and graduated with her Bachelors of Science Exercise Physiology followed by her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Montana in 2008. She specializes in Incontinence, Women’s Health and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Sari is currently the Clinic Director of Mountain Land Physical Therapy of Billings Heights, Montana, where she works with patients one-on-one on many of the treatments discussed in this episode. If you would like to learn more about Sari Stahl, visit www.mlrehab.com/heights/.
October 04, 2021
Labor and Delivery Doulas
On this episode of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast, we sit down with Megan Heaton and Christin Carlson of Tiny Blessings Doula Services to talk about Labor and Delivery Doulas. We start the discussion by defining what a doula is and what role doulas play in a family unit, how they assist with prenatal education and labor and delivery, and wrap things up with information on how doulas can improve your pregnancy experience. Meagan started her doula career in 2014 and has supported over 300 families in all birthing desires. She is DONA International Trained and Certified CD(DONA), Certified through the Midwives College of Utah as an Advanced Doula AD(MCU), Advanced Certified VBAC Doula AVD(TVL), and is a co-host of The VBAC Link/The VBAC Link Podcast. Christin started as a doula in 2016. She has completed training as an Advanced Doula and is experienced in Hypnobabies, Hypnobirthing, Birthing from Within and the Bradley Method. They are both experienced in Hypnobabies, Hypnobirthing, VBAC, unmedicated, medicated, inductions, C-sections and twins. You can find info on both Meagan and Christin at https://tinyblessingsdoulaservices.com.
September 07, 2021
Dilator Training for Pelvic Pain and Tightness
Welcome to episode 35 of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast! This month, we are talking to Mountain Land Physical Therapist Sarah Salazar about pelvic dilator training from both a clinical and home exercise protocol. Sarah attended the University of Utah and received her bachelor's of exercise sports science in 2014 followed by her doctorate of physical therapy in 2019 at University of the Incarnate Word. She is currently working in Salt Lake City, Utah at Mountain Land Physical Therapy and specializes in pelvic health.
August 02, 2021
Sexual Trauma and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
The newest episode of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast is now available! This month, we speak with Rebecca Post, a licensed clinical social worker at Wholehearted Healing in Utah about sexual trauma and its relation to pelvic floor physical therapy. Rebecca attended the University of Utah and received her Master’s in Social Worker with a specialization in Mental Health. She completed her training at the University of Utah Women’s Resource Center. Currently, she runs Wholehearted Healing, a therapy practice focused on working with individuals who understand their patterns and still wonder why they are not able to make changes on their own. In this podcast, we discuss the different types of therapy and therapist options, the multidisciplinary approach needed to treat these individuals, signs and symptoms to identify if a patient may have suffered from trauma, if they may be dissociating and when practitioners should be referring patients to a different provider. We also educate on being an advocate for yourself, allowing the patient to have control during their different therapy sessions and how to assist overall in the healing process. Listen to this episode below or wherever you get your podcasts!
July 05, 2021
It’s Time You Knew: The Power of Your Choices to Prevent Women’s Cancer
On this month’s episode of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast, we speak with Dr. Velena Wright about her newest book titled “It’s Time You Knew: The Power of Your Choices to Prevent Women's Cancer”. We discuss the importance of listening to our bodies, advocating for our health, seeking the best provider, understanding early warning signs for female cancers and what we can do throughout our lives to help prevent cancers. Dr. Wright attended Dalhousie University Faculty of medicine followed by her internship at McGill University-St. Mary's Hospital and her residency and fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received board certifications in gynecologic oncology, obstetrics and gynecology and is an associate professor at Boston University School of Medicine.
June 07, 2021
Birth Control: How to Choose
Episode 32 of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast is now available! In this episode, we speak with Dr. Heather Jackson from Foothill Family Clinic about Birth Control. We discuss options to help listeners understand their own goals as well as precautions due to medical history and provide information on how to choose based on different symptoms like painful and heavy flows, acne, bone growth, and contraception. Dr. Jackson attended the University of Utah School of Medicine and graduated in 2005 followed by her residency at Lancaster General Hospital 2005-2008. Dr. Jackson is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Utah Medical Association, and the American Board of Family Practice.
May 03, 2021
Shockwave Therapy for Pelvic Conditions
Episode 31 of the Pelvic Health Podcast is now available! In this month's episode, we sit down with Dr. Leslie Cooper to discuss low-intensity shockwave therapy for the treatments of incontinence, pelvic pain and erectile dysfunction. Topics include protocols, procedures, benefits, current research, and the multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of these conditions. Dr. Cooper received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Georgia State University, obtained her Masters degree in physiology at North Carolina State University and completed her medical degree at Duke University. She is a member of BodyLogicMD and the American Academy for Anti-Agining and Regenerative Medicine.
April 05, 2021
Midwife vs. OB-GYN: Who’s Best for You?
Kira Waters, DNP, CNM is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Kira graduated from the University of Utah with a doctorate degree as a Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health and Certified Nurse-Midwifery. Kira takes a special interest in delivery with natural methods. During this podcast, we discuss the similarities and differences in both gynecologic and obstetrics, pregnancy, labor and delivery, and post-partum care, amongst OBGYN, CNM, and home midwifery. You can listen to this month’s episode below or wherever you get your podcasts!
March 01, 2021
Spinal Cord Injuries: Bowel & Bladder Training
On the newest episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast, we sit down with Matthew Cart, DPT, who had a spontaneous epidural hematoma at the level T4 in 2007, causing complete paralysis below T4. He attended the University of North Florida in Jacksonville for his undergraduate degree earned in 2011 followed by the University of Florida for his doctor of physical therapy program in 2014. Through his personal and professional experience, Matthew works with patients in bowel and bladder retraining following spinal cord injuries from inpatient to full independence with a multidisciplinary approach.
February 01, 2021
What to Know About Caesarean Sections
Pete Barnard is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Peter Barnard is a certified nurse-midwife. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Fort Hays State University School of Nursing in 1985. He later received his Master of Science in Nursing degree at the University of Utah. Pete has been a certified nurse-midwife since 1990. He is trained in surgical first assist and specializes in gynecologic and oncologic surgery using the Da Vinci robotic system. During this podcast, we discuss c-section procedures, emergency vs scheduled, post-partum implications, and how pelvic floor physical therapy can assist in the healing process for scar tissue pain and adhesion and rectus diastasis.
January 04, 2021
Interstitial Cystitis: What is it and How do we Treat it?
Dr. Stout is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Lisa Stout is a board certified urologist and the first female urologist in the state of Utah. She went to medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington DC, had her internship and residency at Kaiser Hospital Foundation in Los Angeles, CA. She has a general urology practice where she treats both men and woman but has focused recently on female bladder, incontinence and prolapse issues. During this podcast we discuss interstitial cystitis from both a urology and pelvic floor physical therapy standpoint. We talk about common complaints, symptoms, treatment approaches including medications, instillations, tibial nerve stimulation, interstim placements and pelvic floor retraining.
December 07, 2020
Pelvic Floor Education in Physical Therapy Programs
Dr. Tammy Rhoeling and Pamela Kay are our guests for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast! In this episode, we discuss pelvic health curriculum in physical therapy school, how this has changed over time, current labs included in this coursework, and clinical internships in pelvic health for physical therapy students. Dr. Roehling received her bachelor of science in exercise science from the University of Arizona, her master of physical therapy from Emory University, her doctor of physical therapy from ATSU, and her doctor of philosophy in physical therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She is an assistant professor of physical therapy and director of the post-professional doctor of physical therapy program at ATSU. Pamela Kays holds a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology with an emphasis on movement science, a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and a Doctor of Education degree with an emphasis in education for health professions. She is an assistant professor at A. T. Still University in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Both guests are reviewers for the Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy and primary patient care is in pelvic health.
November 02, 2020
Sacral Stimulation and Neuromodulation for Pelvic Pain
Dr. Vikas Garg is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Garg is a double-boarded physician, who completed his fellowship in pain management from the University of Washington. He is residency trained in Anesthesiology from the University of Ohio, Toledo and Family Practice from Erie, PA. He is very active in research with a published article on low back pain. Dr. Garg is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, International Spine Interventional Society. During this podcast, we discuss sacral neuromodulation/stimulation for the treatment of pelvic pain. We dive deeper into information on the procedure, outcomes, patient presentation, and the role of pelvic floor physical therapy.
October 05, 2020
Pelvic Injuries Multidisciplinary Approach
Episode 24 of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast is now available! Dr. Richard Hurst is our guest for this episode. Dr. Hurst attended Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia from 2005-2009 and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic Rochester in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from 2010 to 2013. He is board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. During this podcast, we discuss the relationship between orthopedic and pelvic health in regards to conditions including pubalgia athletica, groin injuries, femoral acetabular impingement, and pelvic girdle fractures. You can listen to this month’s episode below or wherever you get your podcasts. #pelvichealth #womenshealth #podcast #pelvic
September 07, 2020
Vaginal Rejuvenation and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Welcome back to the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast! This month, we speak with Rachiele Olson, RN about vaginal rejuvenation interventions including laser therapy and the “O” shot or PRP and their indications, procedures, treatment outcomes, and role with pelvic floor physical therapy. Rachiele attended Utah Valley University where she received her associates in registered nursing in 2008 followed by Weber State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in registered nursing in 2009. She is currently working at Aesthetica Spa in Utah performing vaginal rejuvenation interventions and office surgical assisting.
August 03, 2020
Women’s Health Through Menopause
Dr. Jennifer Norris is our guest for this episode of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Norris is board certified in internal medicine, received her medical degree from the University of Illinois, and completed her residency at LSU and Baylor University. She provides internal medicine services to patients in the Salt Lake region at Granger Medical. During this episode, we discuss diagnosis and symptoms of menopause including vaginal dryness, pelvic pain, urinary tract infections, urinary urgency, and incontinence. We also provide information on different treatment options including pharmaceuticals, pelvic floor physical therapy and how these two options work together.
July 06, 2020
Telehealth Visits: Gynecology, Obstetric and Physical Therapy
Dr. Spencer Barney is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Barney received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in 1999 and graduated from the medical school at the University of Utah in 2005. He continued his residency program at the University of New Mexico OB/GYN. Dr. Barney provides gynecological services for women during all stages of life and specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery. During this podcast, we discuss topics including telehealth visits for gynecologic, obstetrics, and physical therapy. We go in-depth on what each visit type includes, types of visits that are good for telehealth, and how to work with different supplies provided for visits including a heartbeat Doppler and blood pressure cuff.
June 01, 2020
Pregnancy and Post Partum Mental and Pelvic Health
Dr. Allyce Jones is my guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s Pelvic Health Podcast. Allyce completed a Bachelor and Master of Science in nursing from Weber State University and a doctor of nurse practice degree in psychiatric/mental health at the University of Utah. She is a board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner who provides specialty psychiatric care to women who are planning to conceive, pregnant, and postpartum with experience treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder, infertility and infant loss. During this podcast we discuss both mental and physical heath during pregnancy and postpartum including depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD and its relation with incontinence, low back and pelvic pain.
May 04, 2020
Pelvic Pain Across Ages – Painful Intercourse and Vaginal Changes
Dr. Stephanie Henderson is the guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Henderson is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She went to medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and completed her residency at Banner-University Medical Center in Phoenix Az. She completed a 2 year fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and specializes in gynecologic surgery. During this podcast, we discuss different pelvic pain diagnosis and treatments for conditions including dyspareunia, vaginismus, pudendal neuralgia, lichen sclerosis, and dysmenorrhea.
April 07, 2020
Pediatric Bed Wetting & Constipation Treatments
Dr. Carly Sorenson is the guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Sorenson earned her medical degree from Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Pediatric training at Oklahoma State University Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She is board certified in Pediatrics and has been practicing in Utah since 2016. During this podcast, we discuss normal bowel and bladder habits, abnormal signs and symptoms for urinary incontinence/bed wetting and constipation, etiology for dysfunction, prevalence and statistics and emphasis on different medical and physical therapy treatment options.
March 02, 2020
Clinical Sexology and Pelvic Health
Laurie Bennett-Cook is the guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Laurie has her doctorate in Human Sexuality. She is the chapter lead for Sex Positive Utah, sits on the advisory board of Sex-Positive World and is an IPSA trained surrogate partner. She currently works in the state of Utah as a sexuality educator at the Center for Positive Sexuality. During this podcast, we discuss what a clinical sexologist is, the difference between this specialty and a sex psychologist, different treatment approaches and the connection with pelvic floor physical therapy. For more information about Laurie and her practice please visit http://about.me/kinkucation.
February 03, 2020
Pelvic Congestive Therapy Options
Dr. Aaron Frosham is the guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Frodsham received his bachelors degree from Brigham Young University, attended medical school a the University of Vermont College of Medicine followed by his residency in radiology at Yale University, Hospital of St. Raphael and concluded with his internship in vascular and interventional radiology at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. During this podcast, we discuss what interventional radiology is, common diagnosis treated including uterine fibroids and pelvic congestion syndrome, as well as the multidisciplinary approach with pelvic therapists.
January 06, 2020
Home Pelvic Therapy Devices & the Research to Back it Up
Amanda Olson is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy Pelvic Health Podcast. Amanda received her bachelor's degree from Pacific University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University. She is certified as an advanced pelvic floor practitioner by the American Physical Therapy Association and the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Institute, certified STOTT Pilates instructor and RPCA Certified Running Coach. Amanda is the president and Chief Clinical Officer for Intimate Rose. During this podcast, we discuss specific pelvic health home use instruments including vaginal weights, dilators and pelvic wands in addition to the research that provides evidence for use of these different devices. You can also visit intimaterose.com for more details and information.
December 02, 2019
Yoga and Pelvic Health
Denise Druce is the guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. She has a Bachelors of Science in Health Education and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Utah. Denise is a yoga teacher trainer with over 10,000 hours of yoga training and was a featured presenter at the Tedx SaltLakeCity discussing her work teaching yoga in the Utah State Prison. During this podcast, we discuss different types of yoga, mindfulness and the research regarding pain, strength and prenatal conditions. For more information please visit denisedruce.com.
November 05, 2019
Home Exercise Program for Pelvic Health
During this podcast, Hailey Hudson, DPT and Madison Splan, DPT, WCS discuss different home therapy options for a variety of pelvic health conditions including urinary incontinence, urinary urgency, diastasis recti, constipation, fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, and C-section scar pain. The goal of this podcast is to provide listeners with different ideas including stretches, exercises and self-mobilization techniques to perform at home for symptom management.
October 07, 2019
Postpartum Pelvic Health
Dr. Faircloth is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Erica Faircloth received her degree in Biology from the University of Utah and attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her OBGYN residency was at the PIROG in Arizona. Currently, Dr. Faircloth is a treating OBGYN at Old Farm Obstetrics and Gynecology in Salt Lake City, Utah. During this podcast, we discuss many topics for women to understand relating to postpartum. Specifically, episiotomies, c-section healing, red flag symptoms to call MD, diastasis recti, urinary incontinence and exercise precautions and initiation indications.
September 03, 2019
Car Accident During Pregnancy: What You Need To Know
Aaron Wilde of Wilde Law is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Aaron is a personal injury lawyer in the Salt Lake area. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Utah and graduated from the University of Utah's law school. He is a member of Utah Association for Justice in both the Legislative Committee and the Education Committee, as well as the Utah State Bar. During this podcast, we discuss the implications of motor vehicle accidents when you are pregnant. Specifically personal injury law, symptoms that occur indicating the necessity to go to the hospital or call a doctor and best practices to prevent injuries in a motor vehicle accident when pregnant
August 05, 2019
Transgender Pelvic Health Considerations
Dr. Rixt Luikenaar is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Luikinaar is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, received her medical degree from the University of Groningen Medical Sciences and completed her residency training at West Virginia University Hospital. She has a special interest in Transgender hormone therapy and GLBTQ healthcare, and is a professional member of the GLMA, WPATH and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health. During this podcast, we discuss considerations when treating transgender pelvic health. Specifically pelvic exams, hormone treatments, top and bottom surgery for trans-men and trans-women with emphasis on physical therapy options for this population.
July 01, 2019
Constipation and Fecal Incontinence
Janet Myshrall, PT, DPT is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Janet is a graduate from the University of Utah and has practiced Physical Therapy since 1996. She returned for her doctorate in Physical Therapy with an emphasis on core strengthening and pelvic health. In 2007, she began her own business, LiveWell Physical Therapy, and has worked closely with gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons since that time. She currently practices at the Mountain Land Physical Therapy Clinic on Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City, Utah. During this podcast we discuss special considerations with constipation and fecal incontinence, including specific tests and measures, red flag symptoms, self-help tips and physical therapy interventions.
June 03, 2019
Exercise and Pregnancy
Dr. Susan Horvath is our guest for episode 7 of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Horvath is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and practices at St. Mark's OBGYN Associates. Dr. Horvath played collegiate softball at Brown University where she was captain, named First Team All-Ivy League, MVP and won the Golden Glove Award. With her fitness background, Dr. Horvath offers a unique perspective to speak on our topic of pregnancy and exercise. We touch on topics including obesity and pregnancy, initiating an exercise programs, as well as red flag signs and symptoms for stopping exercise and calling your doctor.
April 01, 2019
Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What’s That Bulge?!
Dr. Robin Mainwaring is our guest for episode 6 of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Mainwaring is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has exclusively focused on gynecologic care since 2002. She received her medical degree from Texas Tech University School Of Medicine in 1989, followed by her residency at the University of Utah in 1993. We speak with Dr. Mainwaring on pelvic organ prolapse; symptoms, diagnosis and treatment with emphasis on physical therapy, pessary and surgical options.
March 05, 2019
Male Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Dr. Peter Caputo is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Caputo is a clinical urologist treating in the Salt Lake area. He attended medical school at The Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine in Philadelphia with residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Caputo has been published in over thirty research articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and authored four book chapters on urological surgery. We speak with Dr. Caputo on clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment options for males suffering from pelvic floor pain and dysfunction.
February 04, 2019
Clinical Sex Psychology and Stages of Sensate Focus
Dr. Jordan Rullo is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. She is a Board Certified Clinical Health Psychologist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and Certified Gottman Method couples therapist. Dr. Rullo earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Utah and completed a post doctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota Center for Sexual Health. We speak with Dr. Rullo on clinical sex psychology, the stages of sensate focus and the bio-psychosocial model and interdisciplinary approach to treatment of individuals suffering from chronic pelvic pain.
January 07, 2019
Pelvic Floor Trigger Point Injections
Dr. Daren Watts is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Watts practices at St. Mark's OBGYN Associates and is an expert in his field. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Utah before attending medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. We speak with Dr. Watts on pelvic floor and abdominal trigger point injection procedure, common diagnoses this is used to treat, clinical results and how physical therapy is used in conjunction.
December 03, 2018
Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction: What is it and how can we treat it?
Ryan Church, DNP is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Ryan has a doctorate degree of nursing practice from the University of Utah and is currently practicing with St. Mark's Comprehensive Spine Institute. He is a spine care specialist in Salt Lake City. We speak with Ryan on SIJ dysfunction, common presentations, medical and physical therapy diagnosis and treatment approaches.
November 05, 2018
Pelvic Pain Diagnosis and Treatments
Denise Druce is our guest for the first episode of the new Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Denise has a Bachelors of Science in Health Education and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Utah. Denise is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, ACE and AFAA certified. Denise has been featured on the CBS morning show, Fox 13 television, New York Today and more. We speak with Denise about her personal experience with pelvic pain, pelvic health physical therapy, community outreach and Yoga treatment options.
October 01, 2018