Pelvic Floor…. How Do You Feel When You Hear These Words?


Embarrasment? Why are people talking about this on facebook, or better yet, why are they talking about it at HEB in the produce asile??? Shame? Knowing there are issues and hearing these words just makes you turn red and get all clammy?? My favorite is “what the heck does physical therapy have to do with…

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Let Us Join You On Your Journey To Wellness

Body in Balance

Where did Summer go? I can’t believe it’s already August, so I am still trying to cram in visits with visiting friends, swimming, and maybe a nice long weekend. Time flies fast like summer, and sometimes our health/energy level starts to change. It can be fast, like summer, or more gradual, sort of sneaks up…

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Answered: A Common Question About Pilates, Weights and Strengthening

Warrior Dash

This week’s topic is all about answering questions we get here at the clinic: “Why don’t y’all do more strengthening stuff like Pilates or weights? “ How much time do y’all have, this answer might be long and complex…but I will do my best to make is short and sweet! I hope this helps explain…

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Understanding of MFR and Stretching Concepts


I know a lot of you have enjoyed deepening your understanding of MFR and stretching concepts by taking the 4 week class that Elizabeth teaches (isn’t she a great teacher!?!?), and we are pleased to continue to offer those classes monthly. I just wanted to comment a little on how LIFE is like MFR concepts…

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What is Raindrop Technique?

Rain Drop

Have any of you guys had a chance to meet our new therapist Elizabeth Foderaro? Please take the time to come and meet her and to welcome her to Monarch PT.  She is a wonderful MFR therapist, and we are so glad to have her on staff now. Elizabeth has been a therapist for over…

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Have You Ever Heard of Interstitial Cystitis?

We are continuing on our journey with discussing our topic on the pelvic floor. We hope you have enjoyed the most recent blogs we have posted.  So…. we continue on down on our pelvic floor journey to … Interstitial Cystitis. What the heck is that? Right!?? Interstitial cystitis is a chronic pain condition with both…

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: 7 Common Myths Busted!

I don’t know if any of you have watched the nerdy science show that takes a theory, and uses science to prove if it is correct or incorrect. Myth or Truth, that is the question! Well, in a much simpler way, we are going to shatter some common myths about the pelvic floor. But first,…

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Summer… Good Times, Vacation, Camp, Swimming… So Much Fun to Be Had With the Family

This is me a few years ago at the grand canyon, trying to show my husband “it’s this big!” I want to update all of you what is happening this summer at Monarch. We will have a series of stretch classes that will be 4 weeks long—one class per week, with a focus on different…

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So Much Good Is Happening at Monarch

So much good is happening at Monarch—it’s such a blessing! You might have seen our ads or announcements about our Monarch You program. It is a wellness/educational intensive program of MFR, classes and biochemical analysis for one month or 3 month intervals. Our first class starts April 16th (so there is still time to sign…

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Feeling Frustrated With Low Energy, Weight Gain and Body Aches, But Don’t Know What to Do?

If you saw this on Instagram, or just read it now, does it feel like I’m reading your mind? I promise I do not have those kind of skills, but I want you to know, I understand. When I was 28, my self-perception was that I was in great shape, and a great athlete—I tend…

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