Digital Chapter Package #3: Physical Therapy ~ Breath, Posture, & Stretching
Chapter Selections from the DVD Healing the Pain 'Down There': A Guide for Females with Persistent Genital & Sexual Pain
These specific chapters are great for Physical Therapists and women’s health care providers to recommend to patients looking for support and guidance at home in practicing appropriate breath, posture, and stretching techniques for pelvic floor and core functionality and health.
Also great for girls and women who may not have access to specialized women's health physical therapy in their area but are experiencing symptoms of painful sex, pelvic pain, or genital pain and looking for specific guidance and instruction in appropriate breathing & posture and stretching techniques for pelvic floor and core functionality and health.
**Do not use any of the concepts or techniques, or apply any of the information you have received from Pain 'Down There' without first consulting your doctor. If you wish to apply concepts, techniques or ideas contained in the Content, do so only after consultation and with the approval of your doctor. By applying the concepts, techniques and ideas contained in the Content, you acknowledge, understand, and expressly agree, that you are doing so after consultation with your doctor and have obtained his/her approval to do so.
- Chapter 1:Welcome Message 7:06
Hear from the Chronic Pelvic Pain Sufferer who will walk with journey with you
- Chapter 6: The Pelvic Floor: An Overview 8:37
Introduction to the pelvic floor. Learn about the threshold of pain and how to move it.
- Chapter 7: Posture and Breathing: The Abdomen 9:05
How breath and posture effect pelvic pain. Learn techniques for appropriate posture and breath.
- Chapter 8: Posture and Breathing: The Pelvic Floor 6:46
Abdominal and pelvic floor muscles work together. Learn relaxation breathing techniques to cue into the relaxation of the pelvic floor.
- Chapter 9: Posture and Breathing: The Buttocks 2:15
Releasing clenched buttocks muslces.
- Chapter 10: Massage Techniques: Abdomen & Inside Thigh 8:38
Learn how abdominal and inside thigh muscles effect the pelvic floor and how to release this musculature through massage.
- Chapter 11: Trigger Point Release 9:32
Orientation to the external pelvic floor muscles and ball-techniques for releasing tension in these areas.
- Chapter 12: Stretching: Adductors, Hip Flexors, & Piriformis 8:01
How hip musculature influences the health and functionality of the pelvic floor. Learn safe and effective stretches for hip musculature.
- Chapter 13: Stretching: Adductors, Hip Flexors, & Piriformis Continued 22:45
Learn safe and effective stretches for hip musculature
- Chapter 30: Prevention: Sports Related Injury 3:44
Preventing chronic pelvic pain disorders in young women.