Nyssa’s Mia Clarke speaks to Dr. Sara Reardon, also known as The Vagina Whisperer, about why it’s so important to care for your pelvic floor– regardless of whether or not you’ve had a baby. Sara shares her expert opinion on topics like:
- The role of Pelvic Floor Therapy in general health and wellness.
- What to expect in your first appointment.
- The myth of the ‘tight’ pelvic floor and how to think about Kegel exercises.
- The proper way to pee.
- Tips for dealing with vaginal dryness.
- Dealing with pain during sex.
- Preparing for pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum (including the dreaded first postpartum poop!)
- Healing diastasis recti after delivery.
You can learn more about Pelvic Floor Therapy by visiting Sara's website at thevagwhisperer.com
Sara is the owner of NOLA Pelvic Health in her hometown of New Orleans, LA and founder of The Vagina Whisperer.
She is a doctor of physical therapy, earning her Bachelors of Science in 2004 and Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a board-certified women’s health and pelvic floor therapist specializing in the treatment of pelvic floor muscle dysfunction in men and women. She is a TedX Presenter, recipient of the 2019 Alumni Achievement Award from Washington University in St Louis’ Program in Physical Therapy, and was named one of New Orleans’ Top 40 under 40 young professionals in 2019.