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Will Hormone Replacement Help with Bladder Control? Feb 1st, 2019

Many women complain of urine leakage with activity (stress incontinence) or with an uncontrollable urge (urge incontinence).  Some women feel there is a worsening of the urinary incontinence around the time of the menses.  Still others notice a worsening of incontinence symptoms with menopause, when estrogen levels drop to very...

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Report Feb 1st, 2019

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Report Pelvic Floor Dysfunction By Dr. Gregory Owens Urogynecologist Pelvic floor dysfunction affects about 25% of the women ages 30-70 around the world.  While many go undiagnosed and untreated, the symptoms can be frustrating, embarrassing, and lifestyle altering. Who does it affect?  The stage is set for...

Spain Mission Trip Feb 1st, 2019

My wife Julia and I and our two children, have recently returned from a marvelous trip to Spain where we visited with our dear friend, and founder of Betel International, Dr. Elliott Tepper.   We followed Elliott as he made his rounds, staying at the missions across Spain and Morocco.  Betel...

It’s a Woman’s World Feb 1st, 2019

Being a man in a woman’s world has provided me a perspective that not many men are privileged to experience.  Yes, I said privileged. Every day in my practice, I meet with a variety of women of all ages, all careers, all phases of their lives and all sizes, shapes and...

You Are Not Alone! Feb 1st, 2019

by Guest Blogger, Patricia Stirnkorb When I was in my late 20s and early 30s, our family had a tradition of hosting a family reunion each year. It was held at a local company-employee park complete with volley ball courts, baseball diamonds, putt-putt golf, and so forth. These were some...

Physical Therapy May Be the Answer Feb 1st, 2019

When I was doing a fellowship in Urogynecology and Pelvic surgery, I met a wonderful Physical Therapist named Kathleen Novicki.  She was getting a Master’s Degree in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy and was several years ahead of what traditional doctors and hospitals were offering patients with pelvic issues. And her...