The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast covers a wide variety of topics with an intimate, holistic and enthusiastic approach to pelvic health. Madison Splan, PT, DPT, is the host of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast and specializes in Women's Health Physical Therapy. Each episode Madison hosts guests from a multitude of backgrounds including medical doctors, psychologists, nurses and personal trainers.
It’s Time You Knew: The Power of Your Choices to Prevent Women's Cancer
On this month’s episode of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast, we speak with Dr. Velena Wright about her newest book titled “It’s Time You Knew: The Power of Your Choices to Prevent Women's Cancer”. We discuss the importance of listening to our bodies, advocating for our health, seeking the best provider, understanding early warning signs for female cancers and what we can do throughout our lives to help prevent cancers.
Dr. Wright attended Dalhousie University Faculty of medicine followed by her internship at McGill University-St. Mary's Hospital and her residency and fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received board certifications in gynecologic oncology, obstetrics and gynecology and is an associate professor at Boston University School of Medicine.
Birth Control: How to Choose
Episode 32 of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast is now available! In this episode, we speak with Dr. Heather Jackson from Foothill Family Clinic about Birth Control. We discuss options to help listeners understand their own goals as well as precautions due to medical history and provide information on how to choose based on different symptoms like painful and heavy flows, acne, bone growth, and contraception.
Dr. Jackson attended the University of Utah School of Medicine and graduated in 2005 followed by her residency at Lancaster General Hospital 2005-2008. Dr. Jackson is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Utah Medical Association, and the American Board of Family Practice.
Shockwave Therapy for Pelvic Conditions
Episode 31 of the Pelvic Health Podcast is now available! In this month's episode, we sit down with Dr. Leslie Cooper to discuss low-intensity shockwave therapy for the treatments of incontinence, pelvic pain and erectile dysfunction. Topics include protocols, procedures, benefits, current research, and the multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of these conditions.
Dr. Cooper received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Georgia State University, obtained her Masters degree in physiology at North Carolina State University and completed her medical degree at Duke University. She is a member of BodyLogicMD and the American Academy for Anti-Agining and Regenerative Medicine.
Midwife vs. OB-GYN: Who’s Best for You?
Kira Waters, DNP, CNM is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Kira graduated from the University of Utah with a doctorate degree as a Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health and Certified Nurse-Midwifery. Kira takes a special interest in delivery with natural methods. During this podcast, we discuss the similarities and differences in both gynecologic and obstetrics, pregnancy, labor and delivery, and post-partum care, amongst OBGYN, CNM, and home midwifery.
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Spinal Cord Injuries: Bowel & Bladder Training
On the newest episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast, we sit down with Matthew Cart, DPT, who had a spontaneous epidural hematoma at the level T4 in 2007, causing complete paralysis below T4. He attended the University of North Florida in Jacksonville for his undergraduate degree earned in 2011 followed by the University of Florida for his doctor of physical therapy program in 2014. Through his personal and professional experience, Matthew works with patients in bowel and bladder retraining following spinal cord injuries from inpatient to full independence with a multidisciplinary approach.
What to Know About Caesarean Sections
Pete Barnard is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Peter Barnard is a certified nurse-midwife. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Fort Hays State University School of Nursing in 1985. He later received his Master of Science in Nursing degree at the University of Utah. Pete has been a certified nurse-midwife since 1990. He is trained in surgical first assist and specializes in gynecologic and oncologic surgery using the Da Vinci robotic system. During this podcast, we discuss c-section procedures, emergency vs scheduled, post-partum implications, and how pelvic floor physical therapy can assist in the healing process for scar tissue pain and adhesion and rectus diastasis.
Pretty general and basic, without much specific information.