Learn about integrative pelvic care with Jen Owen, NP

holistic pelvic care with jen owen

Jen Owen is a Nurse Pracitioner in Portland, OR with over 26 years of unique knowledge in health care. She specializes in integrative/functional medicine, herbal medicine, pelvic care, and mind-body awareness. It was such a pleasure to get to get to interview her about internal pelvic care and more! We spent the first half of … Continue reading …

Interview with Laera Morrow about the nervous system

interview with laera morrow

One of the things that can be most difficult to grapple with when recovering from abdominal distress is the change in how the nervous system acts. Whether you’ve had surgery or not, different kinds of trauma can affect the nervous system in various ways.  From digestive changes to neuropathy to new and unexplained pains or … 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 …

Diet and Nutrition for Abdominal Adhesions

lila ojeda interview

For a long time, this topic of diet and nutrition has been my achilles heel – especially when it comes to abdominal adhesions and other abdominal distress. Over the years, it has become so clear to me that the way that diet and nutrition affect people is deeply individual.  There is no one-size-fits-all. For most who … Continue reading …

Resolving Abdominal Pain and Distress with Arvigo Techniques

arvigo abdominal techniques interview

I had the total pleasure of interviewing Diane MacDonald (in Antrim, NH) for the practitioner outreach project I’ve been doing.  In addition to Diane’s private practice and clinic that she runs with her husband, she is the director of all of the training workshops for the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy. As many of you know, the … Continue reading …