February 2015 Newsletter
Happy February Everyone! We hope you are all staying healthy and warm this winter!
We have exciting news to share with you this month:
We are proud to announce the addition of a pelvic floor program to Dynamic Sports Physical Therapy.
Iwalani Crush is a physical therapist at DSPT with experience treating men & women suffering from pelvic floor dysfunction resulting in pain, weakness, poor posture and injury/surgery.
Here are 5 quick links regarding pelvic floor health and why our new program is so important for you.
- In bipedal beings the pelvic floor takes upon the additional role of helping to stabilize the pelvis and support the spine" during movement.
- "Tighter does not equal stronger. It's just tighter." -Katy Bowman
- The timing and amplitude of [core] contraction is vitally important in providing control to the joints of the back and pelvis/hip with core training & strengthening.
- Correct posture promotes and enhances pelvic floor, deep abdominal, and diaphragm muscle activity.
- Four Pelvic Floor Myths: 1) It's okay to leak during heavy exercise 2) It's only for women 3) It only has to do with incontinence 4) It won't make you a better athlete.
For inquiries or booking an appointment, call DSPT to get back on track to living with an active, healthy body!