October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 1, 2019 9:41:13 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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October marks a worldwide campaign dedicated to the awareness of breast cancer. Multiple organizations highlight the importance of education and research for breast cancer, as well as what to look for in an effort to increase early detection. The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed, the better the chance of beating it.

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6 Healthy Habits for Women in Their 20's to Start ASAP

Aug 20, 2019 7:41:12 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Your 20’s are an exciting time! These are the years where you begin to know yourself better and start to develop your health habits, for better or worse. Take control of your health with these 6 healthy habits for young women so that you feel and look better in the short term, and sustain a lifetime of healthy living in the long term.

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How Your Ankle is Connected to Your Pelvic Muscles

May 21, 2019 8:14:32 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Did you know that your ankle bone isn’t just connected to your leg bone? It also plays a role in connection to your pelvic floor muscles (PFM). However, while the ankle bones aren’t directly connected to the pelvic floor, it does influence the function of the pelvic floor muscles.

In our blog, we’ll explore how your ankle and surrounding nerves affect your pelvic floor muscles and how nerve therapy can help alleviate symptoms of pelvic floor disorders.

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How Nerve Stimulation Calms Overactive Bladder Symptoms

Apr 23, 2019 8:34:06 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services

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It’s estimated that overactive bladder (OAB) affects 15% of women — although this number may be much higher as many choose not to discuss the condition with their provider.

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4 Beneficial Exercises to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

Apr 16, 2019 8:08:27 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Your pelvic floor muscles help support your pelvic organs including the bladder, uterus, vagina, bowel, and rectum. When your pelvic floor is damaged or weakened, it can lead to bladder control problems and incontinence issues.

To help enhance bladder control, you can try exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor. By strengthening these muscles, many women see benefits such as reduced occurrence of prolapse and leakage.

Here are 4 exercises to help strengthen and tighten your pelvic floor muscles:

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