Let’s talk about our most controversial podcasts yet. As we cross over episode 250, we look back on the 10 most 'controversial' things we've said on the podcast about pelvic floor therapy.
What’s your favorite controversial pelvic health thing we’ve said?
In retrospect, some don't look controversial anymore (which is awesome!). And you don't have to agree with each of these, but we do hope they make you think and drive conversations in our field forward. Do you have a favorite of these? Let us know!
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Here’s a list of our favorite controversial pelvic health things we’ve said: make sure to check out the full 'sode of the Pelvic PT Rising podcast!
Biofeedback is not the best use of your time
We are (or should be) primary care providers
Don't be the evidence police
Voluntary strength testing in your evaluation sends you down the wrong road
If we're not routinely doing rectal, we aren't thoroughly assessing the pelvic floor
You don't need more clinical skills, you need to better utilize the ones you have
The pelvic floor is more like a trampoline than a biceps
You can't always trust research
The isolationist strength approach (Kegels) is outdated
Cash physical therapy is the future of our specialty
Or, as Jesse said in the full 'sode of the podcast on this topic...
"You can't always trust the research that you read". -Nicole Cozean, Pelvic PT Rising Podcast
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Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS
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.