Resources

Recommended Products

Incontinence product to stop leaks: Poise Impressa Incontinence Bladder Supports Sizing Kit, Sizes 1,2,3 (6 count)

My new favorite mattress: Tuft & Needle Mattress, Queen

Squatty Potty: Squatty Potty The Original Bathroom Toilet Stool 7″- White

Post-partum abdominal binders: UpSpring Baby Shrinkx Belly Postpartum Belly Wrap. Here is another option: Better Binder Size: Medium.Better Binder Size: Small. I carry a few different brands in my office as well.

Magnesium Glycinate for improved sleep, to calm the nervous system, relax muscles: Pure Encapsulations – Magnesium (Glycinate)

Str8-n-Up- the only posture support that I recommend.  Available in my office and here. Str8-n-Up Posture Back Support Sling, Reduces & Corrects Slouching

IntiMD Vibrating Dilator Set. IntiMD Pelvic Dilator Set

“Jock Strap” for women- helpful for pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic congestion, vulvar swelling. It’s You Babe V2 Supporter

Silicone based personal lubricant. Uberlube Luxury Lubricant 50ml.  Water based lubricant: Viamax Water Glide, Water Based lube and Vaginal Moisturizer. Natural Sexual Lubricant with Aloe Vera, Its pH Value the Same As Women’s Genital Area.

Relief for head and neck tension. Craniocradle Home Therapy System Also available with a hot/cold pack. CranioCradle Hot/Cold Therapy Pack Combo

Lumbar support cushion for sleeping on side or back. Lumbar Support Pillow for Back Pain While Sleeping – Medical Grade Memory Foam

Pelvic floor muscle exercise feedback device. Am I doing it right? DSS neen Educator Pelvic Floor Exercise Indicator

Sit to stand work station: CRANE Stand Elevate Universal Stand for Laptops.  Simple standing desk option: VIVO Stand-up Work Space Desk (DESK-T-V040)

Adjustable Footrest: Halter F7012 Premium Ergonomic Adjustable Angle Foot Rest

Neoprene thigh sleeve: Thermoskin Thigh/Hamstring Compression Sleeve, Large. Neoprene calf/shin sleeve: McDavid 441 Calf Sleeve

Baby Belly Belt- designed by Diane Lee for abdominal and pelvic support during pregnancy.  Available in my office.

Tempurpedic Travel Lumbar Cushion- available in my office and here: The Travel Lumbar Cushion by Tempur-Pedic

Exercise bike: Schwinn AD6 Airdyne Exercise Bike

Toe Stretchers: Original YogaToes – Small Sapphire Blue: Toe Stretcher & Separator. Fight Bunions, Hammer Toes, Foot Pain & More!

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Local Resources

Rebecca Grimwade Brown, L.M.T., NCBTMB Provider  Massage therapy and doula services.

Active Moms’ Club- AMC provides fitness for all stages of motherhood.

The Nest- Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for Women and Children

Bonnie Minsky M.A., M.P.H, L.D.N., C.N.S. at Nutritional Concepts

Windy City Strength and Conditioning- personal trainers, Crossfit, other training opportuninties

Amy Weiler, DO at Well Integrative Functional Medicine Practitioner, primary care and family practice.

Current Articles and Blogs of Interest at Lakeview Physical Therapy, P.C.

Trigger Point Dry Needling (video)  Dry Needling (American Physical Therapy Association statement)

Myofascial Decompression and Cup Therapy

Diastasis Rectus Abdominus by Diane Lee

Your Body After Baby courtesy of Diane Lee

Pose Run Technique or Chi Running

Bone Health tips

Does Ibuprofen Help or Hurt During Exercise?

How Stress Effects Your Health

Helpful Links

American Physical Therapy Association

Herman and Wallace Pelvic Pain Institute

International Pelvic Pain Society

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

National Vulvodynia Association

International Pelvic Pain Society

American Urogynecological Society

Interstitial Cystitis Association

Real Time Ultrasound Imaging and how to retrain your core muscles.

CrossFit Endurance 12 week training program

Mobility WOD

 

Health Podcast, Books, and Blogs

Pelvic Health book for girls and teens: Below Your Belt: How to be Queen of your Pelvic Region

Nutrition books: Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food; A Simple Guide to the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol:   The Autoimmune Solution: Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases

A resource for runners by Kelly Starrett: Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally

Meditation apps and websites:  Smiling Mind, Calm

Chris Kresser L.Ac  “Revolution Health Radio” and Blog:  topics include gut health, autoimmune conditions, cholesterol, diet

Mark’s Daily Apple- health and fitness blog, author of The New Primal Blueprint: Reprogram Your Genes for Effortless Weight Loss, Vibrant Health and Boundless Energy

The Hormone Cure: Reclaim Balance, Sleep and Sex Drive; Lose Weight; Feel Focused, Vital, and Energized Naturally with the Gottfried Protocol

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