We Go Above and Beyond the Basics


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  • Beyond Basics
  • bladder dysfunction
  • bowel dysfunction
  • c-section
  • cesarean
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • colon
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • diastasis recti
  • endometriosis
  • fitness
  • gender affirmation
  • health tip
  • IBS
  • injury prevention
  • lgbtqia+
  • modalities
  • myofascial release
  • painful sex
  • pelvic floor dysfunction
  • pelvic pain
  • pelvic pain awareness month
  • persistent genital arousal disorder
  • PGAD
  • postpartum
  • pregnancy
  • prenatal
  • Pride
  • running
  • scar massage
  • scar mobilization
  • scars
  • self-care
  • sleep
  • sports
  • tight pelvic floor muscles
  • tissue mobilization
  • transgender care
  • urinary dysfunction
  • urinary incontinence
  • vestibulodynia
  • vulvodynia
  • yoga

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

As physical therapists who specialize in abdomino-pelvic pain disorders, one of the toughest parts of the job i...

How to Improve Bladder Health

The bladder, not super complex right? Just a tupperware for pee, holding your urine until...

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for the Transgender and Gender Diverse Population

As healthcare providers, we, at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy, we strive to live up to the standards that the ...

Pelvic Pain Awareness Month: Part 2: Hope for Chronic Pelvic Pain

For chronic pelvic pain, it takes some time to see improvement. Think about it, you’ve ha...

Pelvic Pain Awareness Month Part 1: What is Pelvic Pain?

Pelvic pain can come in a lot of different varieties and it can affect everyone, regardless of gender or age. M...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Ins and Outs of Colon Health

Pelvic floor physical therapy can help symptoms caused by the visceral somatic reflex gre...

What To Do About Scars from Childbirth?

|Joanna Hess PT, DPT, PRC, WCS (she/her/hers) |   No one told you that the pain of childbirth doesn’t end with that f...

BBPT Health Tip: HOT or COLD? That is the Question

What’s better, heat or ice? This is a question that most medical/health type professionals get all the time. Th...

Endo Awareness Month: Sleep, The Ultimate Self-Care (Part 3 of 4)

In recent years, with the advancement of social media, self-care has taken on a life and ...

Endometriosis Awareness Month: How Endo can Affect your Bladder

For most who have heard of endometriosis, the defining symptom is extreme and painful menstrual cycles. Bladder...

Endometriosis Awareness Month: Understanding Endo

March Is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Treating endometriosis and improving the lives of pe...

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

What we just discussed are some of the most common things physical therapists address in patients with endometr...

Yoga for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Patients with chronic pelvic pain (CPP) often ask, “Is there anything else I can do?”

They have often been ...

Demystifying Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD)

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD) is an often sensationalized, painful, and disruptive co...

Why Do I Still Look Pregnant?

Most physical therapists are trained to recognize and treat the musculoskeletal components of diastasis recti. ...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Ins and Outs of Colon Health

The unfortunate truth about IBS, is that currently, no cure exists for IBS. There are, however, many management...

Stop Doing Kegels: Real Pelvic Floor Advice For Everyone

|   By Amy Stein DPT, BCB-PMD, IF You can never do too many Kegels, right? Wrong. Katy Bowman of the Restorative Exer...

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for the Transgender and Gender Diverse Population

|By Molly Caughlan, PT, DPT (pronouns: she/her/hers) |Photo by Steve Johnson on Healthcare equality for th...

Can Treating Your Pelvic Floor Beat the Bloat?

There is so much that can cause bloating and many times bloating can be caused by more than one thing: diet, gu...

The Scoop When Kids Have Trouble with Poop

|Fiona McMahon PT, DPT |I spend a lot of my time at work talking about poop. In fact, poop discussions run in my fami...

Mind the Gap: Diastasis Recti Abdominis and What We Don’t Know: Part I

|Joanna Hess, PT, DPT, PRC, WCS |Summer holidays are approaching. You’re lounging at the beach and feeling quite prou...

Mind the Gap Part II: Improving the Look and Function of the Mommy Tummy (Diastasis Recti)

|Joanna Hess, PT, DPT, PRC, WCS |Welcome to part two of Mind the Gap: Improving the look of Mommy Tummy. For Part one...

It’s all connected: How pelvic floor dysfunction can contribute to hip pain

|Kaitlyn Parrotte, PT, DPT, OCS, CFMT |Hip pain can have a significant burden on function and quality of life. While ...

All About Testicles

|Fiona McMahon, PT, DPT |Testicles have long held a special place in our society.  In fact, the word testis means “wi...

The Pain No One Wants to Talk About

|Fiona McMahon, PT, DPT and Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD, IF |Imagine if you will, Sheila. Sheila is an active 30-somethin...