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May 9, 2024 31 mins

 

On This Episode

Are you interested in learning how to manage pelvic floor issues that can arise as we age? Join us for an insightful conversation with Dr. Riana Taktikos, a pelvic floor physical therapist, where we uncover the not-so-talked-about challenges many women face during menopause. 

From sudden urges to leakages, prolapse, painful intercourse, constipation, and other related challenges, we'll explore how pelvic floor therapy can help you regain control and confidence in your body. This therapy is not just about tightening muscles, it's a game-changer that can help you reclaim your pelvic health. 

Tune in for expert insights, relatable experiences, and a whole lot of empowerment as we navigate the ups and downs of pelvic health together!

 

Timestamps:

 

(00:01:14) Interconnected Effects of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

(00:06:52) Pelvic Floor Health in Aging Individuals

(00:10:06) Menopausal Hormonal Impact on Pelvic Muscles

(00:13:33) Comprehensive Pelvic Floor Muscle Coordination Approach

(00:18:10) Comprehensive Care for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

(00:26:40) Pelvic Floor Assessments for Postpartum Wellness

 

 

 

About Our Guest

Dr. Riana Taktikos is a pelvic floor physical therapist helping men and women treat various pelvic floor conditions. Dr. Taktikos graduated from Cleveland State University in 2018 with a special interest in pelvic floor therapy. Dr. Taktikos was the first physical therapist to bring a pelvic floor therapy program to her area. As a mom of three with three different birthing experiences, including both cesarean sections and vaginal birth after cesarean sections, Dr. Taktikos has utilized many of her own techniques to treat herself and "restore" her own pelvic floor. 

Learn more about her work in the following channels:

 

SHOW NOTES LINK:

https://hellohotflash.com/episodes

Additional Resources

Listen to my limited podcast series "Christian Women and Menopause" for Bible-based strategies on dealing with menopause symptoms like stress, anxiety, and depression.

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