Is There A Connection Between Diabetes and Incontinence?

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Author| Dr. Maureen O’Keefe, DPT pelvic floor specialist Is there a connection between diabetes and incontinence? At Purple Mountain PT, we are pelvic floor physical therapists and we help people overcome stress urinary incontinence and any other bladder control problem.   Today, we share various details about the connection between diabetes and incontinence.  Your blood glucose […]

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What Can Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Help With?

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Authors| Dr. Maureen O’Keefe, DPT and Dr. Katharine Cline, DPT specialists in pelvic floor PT What can pelvic floor physical therapy help with? Here at Purple Mountain Physical Therapy, we specialize in pelvic floor PT and often are asked what we actually help treat.  Many people are familiar with pelvic floor PT to help stress […]

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Does Pelvic Floor Therapy Work for Prolapse?

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Author| Dr. Maureen O’Keefe, DPT pelvic health PT specialist Does Pelvic Floor Therapy Work for Prolapse? Here at Purple Mountain PT, our doctors of physical therapy have helped countless women overcome their bothersome prolapse issues.   If you are wondering does pelvic floor therapy work for prolapse, the answer is yes.  With our prolapse pelvic floor […]

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Why Does My C-Section Scar Hurt Years Later?

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Author| Dr. Maureen O’Keefe, DPT pelvic health, pregnancy and postpartum specialist Why does my c-section scar hurt years later? Here at Purple Mountain PT in Grand Rapids, MI, we routinely help people who have c-section scars that hurt.  Our clinical specialization in pregnancy, postpartum recovery and pelvic floor physical therapy gives us unique insights into […]

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When Do I Need Pelvic Floor PT?

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Author| Dr. Maureen O’Keefe, DPT specialist in pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic floor therapy When do I need pelvic floor PT? We have answers for you! Pelvic floor therapy, also called pelvic health physical therapy, is a specialty field within physical therapy that provides treatment for men and women (and kids, too!) to overcome all […]

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Should My C-section Scar Still Hurt?

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Author| Dr. Maureen O’Keefe, DPT specialist in pregnancy and postpartum recovery and c-section scars that hurt. Should My C-section Scar Still Hurt?  At Purple Mountain PT our patients often ask, “should my c-section scar still hurt?” We are pelvic floor physical therapists specializing in pregnancy and postpartum recovery and we have a special place in […]

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How Much Bedwetting is Normal?

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Author| Dr. Maureen O’Keefe, specialist in bladder and bowel physical therapy If you are wondering how much bedwetting is normal, we’ve got answers for you! We are Purple Mountain Physical Therapy and we specialize in providing treatment to children, of all ages, who experience bedwetting. We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and patients come […]

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Why Does My Child Keep Wetting Their Pants?

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If your child is struggling with daytime wetting, we have physical therapy treatment that can help. At Purple Mountain PT we provide physical therapy treatment for pediatric urinary incontinence (diurnal enuresis and nocturnal enuresis).  Parents, we understand you may feel frustrated or uncertain about why your child keeps wetting their pants and what you can […]

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