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Anonymous Musings: November 30, 2017

  The Profession of Urology Curiously, neither my Oxford nor Macquarie dictionaries gave a definition for urology – However, Wikipedia defines urology as – “the branch of medicine that focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs”. The organs under the domain of…

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Anonymous Musings: October 27, 2017

  The Prostate and Prostatitis The prostate is an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system [exocrine glands are glands of the exocrine system that secrete fluid by way of a duct to a part of the body external to itself. Exocrine glands are one of two types of glands in the human body, the…

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Thank you IPPS!

Pelvic Therapies Team, Elizabeth Makous, and Jilly Bond   It was truly a delight to meet in person so many of the wonderful Healthcare Practitioners our company has contact with. We couldn’t be more excited about the reception we received for introducing our new pelvic wands. The U and LV wands will soon be released.…

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A Magic Wand for Pelvic Health

“A what? For where?!” These are the two questions I get in rapid-fire succession when I tell my non-pelvic health physical therapy friends about one of my favorite pelvic health tools, the TheraWand (PelviWand). As physical therapists, we are used to providing our patients with home programs to help maintain their progress and allow them…

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Jilly Bond’s Clinical Paper

Jilly Bond MSc MCSP MPOGP MAACP   Notes: TW = Therapeutic Wand, BPS = Bladder Pain Syndrome, PFM MFR = Pelvic Floor Muscle Myofascial Release Jilly Bond, a renowned physical therapist that specializes in pelvic health, recently published a clinical paper titled, “Efficacy of a therapeutic wand in addition to physiotherapy for treating bladder pain…

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Anonymous Musings: September 20, 2017

  The Fraternal Twins – Chronic Pelvic Pain & Chronic Prostatitis   To admit general confusion exists between the two terms – Chronic Pelvic Pain [CPP] and Chronic Prostatitis [CP] is hardly an earth shattering observation to make. The fraternal twins [of or like a brother] heading reflects the closeness between the two conditions and…

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Anonymous Musings: September 14, 2017

  The Stress – Illness Link   Linking stress and illness is not a new thing. As far back as 1967, Psychiatrists Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe examined the medical records of over 5,000 medical patients as a way to determine whether stressful events might cause illnesses. Patients were asked to tally a list of…

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