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Pain with Sex or Tampons? How Pelvic Floor Therapy May Help You and Five Exercises You Can Try Today

Do you have problems inserting a tampon? Do you dread going to the gynecologist because you can’t tolerate the speculum? Do you avoid penetrative sex because it hurts too much?  Pain with penetration can be... Continue Reading

Pelvic Floor Therapy: What to expect on your first visit and follow up visits

Examination: As with orthopaedic physical therapy, pelvic floor rehabilitation starts with examination to understand what different factors may be contributing to your dysfunction. An intial pelvic floor therapy exam will typically involve the following elements:-A thorough... Continue Reading

Bike Fits: Interview with a Pro

This month, MOTI Physiotherapy’s Dr. Ari Baquet, PT, DPT, OCS interviewed local bike fit expert, Brian Bonilla of The Cub House bike shop in San Marino, on bike fits from a patient’s perspective. Below is... Continue Reading

11- Boobs are Temporary but Mental Health is Forever

Even though cancer starts as a physical manifestation, it is also a big hit to your mental health. As your tissues and body heals, we must mend that bridge between brain and body as well. Chronic physical pain and fear avoidance can cause a... Continue Reading

HAPPY NATIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH!

October is National Physical Therapy Month! October is a time where we celebrate the physical therapy profession and bring awareness about the benefits of physical therapy. Though the month of celebrating is coming to an end, it is important... Continue Reading

10- Getting Sexy Back: Sex after mastectomy

Road Map to Recovery Mastectomy 6 weeks of tissue healing Rehab to normalize shoulder mobility and core strength –> Return to function Reconstructive breast surgery Rehab to continue shoulder strengthening and activity specific –> Return... Continue Reading

9- Keeping the Ball Rolling: More rehab after post-mastectomy reconstructive breast surgery?

Road Map to Recovery Mastectomy 6 weeks of tissue healing Rehab to normalize shoulder mobility and core strength –> Return to function Reconstructive breast surgery Rehab to continue shoulder strengthening and activity specific –> Return... Continue Reading

8- Hello New Boobs – Tummy Tucks and Expanders and Implants and Tattoos?!

Road Map to Recovery Mastectomy 6 weeks of tissue healing Rehab to normalize shoulder mobility and core strength –> Return to function Reconstructive breast surgery Rehab to continue shoulder strengthening and activity specific –> Return... Continue Reading

7- Keep it Moving – Home Exercise Program (HEP) and Scar Tissue Mobilization for Post-Mastectomy

Road Map to Recovery Mastectomy 6 weeks of tissue healing Rehab to normalize shoulder mobility and core strength –> Return to function Reconstructive breast surgery Rehab to continue shoulder strengthening and activity specific –> Return... Continue Reading

6- Giving you the tools: Physical Therapy After Mastectomy

Road Map to Recovery Mastectomy 6 weeks of tissue healing Rehab to normalize shoulder mobility and core strength –> Return to function Reconstructive breast surgery Rehab to continue shoulder strengthening and activity specific –> Return... Continue Reading

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