Season 1, Episode 1

Oops, I Leaked…Let’s Chat About Incontinence

Jan 8, 2022

In this episode, Kirsten chats with physical therapist & yoga teacher Jenn Gelfand about urinary incontinence. They discuss some of the myths, how better breathing and posture can help improve pelvic health, and why the solution to incontinence involves more than just kegals.

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About Jenn Gelfand

Jenn is a doctor of Physical Therapy and a specialist in pelvic floor physical therapy with over 13 years of clinical experience. She received her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Massachusetts in 2003 and her postgraduate degree in Physical Therapy from Simmons College in 2008. Jenn is also a yoga and barre instructor and the Founder and Owner of Root To Rise Physical Therapy & Pelvic Health located in Portland and Saco, Maine.  

Her practice specializes in pelvic floor rehabilitation including the treatment of bladder and bowel dysfunction, pelvic pain, prenatal care, and postpartum recovery. Jenn and her team provide evidence-based, individualized care and combine traditional physical therapy with yoga-based movement. They also offer acupuncture to foster a holistic treatment approach.  Jenn believes that this work is about self care and it is not about fixing something that is broken or wrong with us. It is about optimizing how we move, breathe, and feel in our bodies in all stages of our lives. Jenn is passionate about making these topics assessable and educating anyone who will listen about the importance of pelvic health.

In addition, Jenn leads yoga and pelvic floor workshops and educates yoga teachers in training in anatomy for 200 and 300hr YTT programs.

Connect with Jenn Gelfand

IG: @roottorisept

FB: @roottorisept

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Kirsten Adler

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