Supporting your belly and pelvis during and after pregnancy

post-partum, post-natal abdominal support

(Interview starts at the 1:15 mark.)   I have been working with a lot of moms during this past year . . . helping them with painful or numb c-section scars, digestive changes, changes in their pelvic floor, and more. As a part of this work, I’ve had a chance to get to know Dr. … Continue reading …

Practitioner Directory

practitioner directory

Call for practitioners!  At long last, the abdominal practitioner directory has been built! Now I am putting out the call for practitioners who would like to be listed. For those of you who aren’t familiar, I have been working on putting together a directory of practitioners who work with abdominal adhesions and other forms of … Continue reading …

I feel like this has been 10 years in the making . . .

short video

I think it’s taken me most of the last decade to get good at talking about the power of the hands-on work to help with abdominal distress.  I’m feeling more clear than ever and wanted to make a little “outreach” video.  It’s very short and focuses on post-surgical adhesions since that what I see and hear … Continue reading …

Adhesions and Daily Life #3 – Bowel Obstructions and Pain Flares

Bowel Obstructions and Pain Flares

Transcript of Video: We are continuing our series on abdominal adhesions in daily life.  This is for those who are prone to bowel obstructions or flares of pain or discomfort in their belly.  We’re looking closely at when to use this technique, as well as what, exactly, the technique is. The simple technique I show … Continue reading …

So much to share . . .

purple flowers

So much to share . . . because I’ve been away forever! I hope this finds you all safe and as disaster-free as possible.  I’m sending restorative vibes to all of you in storm, fire, and earthquake affected places.  I’ve been donating to various organizations, and The Red Cross can always use some help with … Continue reading …

Adhesions and Daily Life #2 – Binders

abdominal binder

Transcript of Video: Today we are going to continue in our series of talking about abdominal adhesions and daily life and the different ways that daily life can affect our adhesions, both good, bad, and neutral; and the ways that abdominal adhesions affect our daily lives – which I think you’re all pretty familiar with … Continue reading …

Exercises For Pelvic and Abdominal Pain

This topic was inspired by a Q&A Support Call for the full self-care program.  There was a great question about piriformis syndrome and it spurred me to share this information about pelvic floor musculature with you today! You have probably heard me say many times that the legs are a huge part of abdominal health.  And … Continue reading …

All the Things I’ve Seen That Support Abdominal Healing

There are certain commonalities among the folks who seem to have the most success in fully resolving their abdominal adhesions, pain and distress. Usually there is not just one thing they are doing, but a combination of things over time that helps to get the full resolution most people are seeking. Of course, I always … Continue reading …

Bowel Obstructions: Prevention and Treatment with Marty Ryan

marty ryan interview

I know that bowel obstructions – mainly, avoiding them – are a really big deal for a lot of you.  So, to that end, I interviewed one of my favorite abdominal teachers about this very important issue. As I always feel about these interviews with other practitioners, I am so deeply grateful to Marty for … Continue reading …