Many of you may not even know what a Kegel is or you may have the misconception that they only apply to women. For those of you who do know what a Kegel is and have done them before, you might automatically be doing one right now as you read this.
Over the years there has been some discussion on whether or not Kegels are effective. And just as my professors from physical therapy school would say….it depends! So let’s dive into this topic and give you some background on Kegels and how they can, and can not be useful.
So what is a Kegel?
A Kegel is an exercise that was named after an American Gynecologist Arnold Kegel in the early 1900’s. He had noticed that post childbirth, his patients had a weakened pelvic floor. He developed a set of...
When deciding on a name for our practice, we decided we wanted to represent all women and the changes that occur throughout a woman’s life. It was important to us that our name represent our cause. Terra means Earth and represents the importance of feeling grounded in today’s world. Lotus is a flower that blooms out of murky water and represents purity, rebirth and beauty.
Terra Lotus has been a dream that has evolved over many years and is finally coming into fruition with lots of hard work, planning and study. Our studies have focused on treatment of the whole person through physical therapy modalities from strengthening, body work, taping and education and now we are bringing it full circle with adding yoga to improve body, spirit, and mind.