Author: Mariah Morgan

What Every Patient Asks Me

Oceanside Physical Therapy | What Every Patient Asks Me

How did you get into this? At some point in most sessions, patients become curious as to my path of education and how I became interested in treating the pelvic floor.  It is usually somewhere between, “I have never had a provider spend so much time and ask such thorough questions.” and “I didn’t know… Read more »

Pain and Love Have a Lot In Common

Oceanside Physical Therapy | Pain and Love

Pain is 100% your brain’s response to a threat. That threat could be a localized tissue injury (broken bone, sprained ankle) or it could be a plethora of other triggers such as poor sleep, stress, sadness, lack of human connection or the foods we eat, for example. That does not mean your pain is not… Read more »

When Yogurt Is Not Enough

Oceanside Physical Therapy | Healthy Digestion

IF YOU BATTLE RECURRENT YEAST, BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS OR UTI, READ ON! If you’ve ever had a yeast, vaginal bacterial, or urinary tract infection, you know how distracting they can be. Depending on the type of infection, the burning, itching, pain, or feeling of needing to find a bathroom (RIGHT. NOW.) can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, recurrence… Read more »

PT For Hysterectomy? Yeah, We Do That

Oceanside Physical Therapy | Physical Therapy for Hysterectomy

THE PROCEDURE Hysterectomy, or the surgical removal of the uterus, is the second most common surgery performed on women in the United States, after cesarean deliveries. The ACOG (American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology) describes a hysterectomy as a treatment of last resort, however, the US has the highest rate of these surgeries performed in… Read more »