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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

Adaptive vs Isolationist Strengthening: Which Is Better For My Patient?

One of the most common questions we've gotten is "what is an Adaptive Strengthening Approach, anyway?"

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Adaptive Strengthening Approach is a term we introduce and teach about in the Essential Pelvic Strengthening: Not Your Mama's Kegels course, but wanted to give the overview here!

It's best compared with the traditional, isolationist approach.

In this 'sode we go through the different...

  • Goals

  • Progressions

  • Positions

  • Assessments

  • Voluntary or Involuntary Training

  • And how much fun it can be!

As Nicole said in the full episode:

"In the traditional system, the goal is the make the pelvic floor strong and functional away from the system that it works in." - Nicole Cozean

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Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS

Founder of Pelvic PT Rising and PelvicSanity Physical Therapy in Southern California.

Dedicated to forever changing pelvic health with online clinical courses to help you be more confident in your practice and business resources to help start and grow pelvic health businesses.

Jesse Cozean, MBA

Co-founder of the Pelvic PT Rising and the Rising Podcast.

Jesse uses his business experience to help pelvic health business owners start and grow their practices so they can build a practice that truly works for them. From website design, SEO, conversions, marketing, finance and money mindset, he wants to make the process of owning your own practice easier and fun.

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