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SIJ Pain

Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) region pain is one of the most common things I see amongst my patients, especially in the pregnant and newly postpartum populations. The SIJ is the connection between the spine...

Spring Athletes: What Are You Missing?

Spring sports are just around the corner, and if you’ve been diligently training during the winter, good job! Strengthening your body and honing your skills are crucial preparations for the...

Just Because It’s Common, Doesn’t Mean It’s Normal

“I only pee if I laugh a lot or when I’m sick and am coughing more frequently.” “I just make sure to wear black leggings so that if I pee during the workout class, no one can tell.” “I wear a liner...

Let’s Talk About The Knee

Hi, I’m Dr. Drew Abatangelo, PT, SCS, OCS, and I’m a Physical Therapist with a passion for all things sports! I’ve dedicated myself to continuous education, earning additional board...

“I’m embarrassed to tell anyone about this.” Bladder leakage. Gas and stool incontinence. Constipation. Pelvic organ prolapse or “bladder drop”. Pain with sex.  This is what I treat every single...

I Have Seen Our Future and it Does Not Look Good

For those of you under the age 65: Listen up. I’ve treated about a thousand people over the age of 65 over the past 13 years. Based on what I’ve seen, and considering continuing downward trends of...

Can I exercise with a diastasis recti?

A diastasis recti is a normal adaptation that occurs during later pregnancy to make room for a growing baby. The separation occurs between the two sides of the rectus abdominis (“six-pack” muscles)...

3 Things Your Rehab Provider Should Know

When you’re injured, navigating the world of rehabilitation can be tricky. The list of choices for information and help from those wanting your attention is not short. There are social media...

Why Do Female Athletes Pee Their Pants?

It is never normal to pee your pants, yet studies have found that anywhere from 30-80% of female athletes experience some form of bladder leakage (urinary incontinence) during their sport. Bladder...