Car Accident During Pregnancy: What You Need To Know

Aaron Wilde of Wilde Law is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Aaron is a personal injury lawyer in the Salt Lake area. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and graduated from the University of Utah’s law school. He is a member of Utah Association for Justice in both the Legislative Committee and the Education Committee, as well as the Utah State Bar. During this podcast, we discuss the implications of motor vehicle accidents when you are pregnant. Specifically personal injury law, symptoms that occur indicating the necessity to go to the hospital or call a doctor and best practices to prevent injuries in a motor vehicle accident when pregnant

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Transgender Pelvic Health Considerations

Dr. Rixt Luikenaar is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Luikinaar is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, received her medical degree from the University of Groningen Medical Sciences and completed her residency training at West Virginia University Hospital. She has a special interest in Transgender hormone therapy and GLBTQ healthcare, and is a professional member of the GLMA, WPATH and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health. During this podcast, we discuss considerations when treating transgender pelvic health. Specifically pelvic exams, hormone treatments, top and bottom surgery for trans-men and trans-women with emphasis on physical therapy options for this population.

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Constipation and Fecal Incontinence


Janet Myshrall, PT, DPT is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Janet is a graduate from the University of Utah and has practiced Physical Therapy since 1996. She returned for her doctorate in Physical Therapy with an emphasis on core strengthening and pelvic health. In 2007, she began her own business, LiveWell Physical Therapy, and has worked closely with gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons since that time. She currently practices at the Mountain Land Physical Therapy Clinic on Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City, Utah. During this podcast we discuss special considerations with constipation and fecal incontinence, including specific tests and measures, red flag symptoms, self-help tips and physical therapy interventions.

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Special Considerations for Labor and Delivery


Dr. Sean Edmunds is our guest for episode 8 of the Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Edmunds studied neuroscience at Brigham Young University, graduated from the University of Washington Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Utah. He is currently practicing at St. Mark’s OBGYN Associates in Salt Lake City, Utah. During this episode we discuss special considerations with labor and delivery including epidurals and the timing of application, episiotomies and vaginal tearing, laboring positions-including water immersion and vaginal birth after cesarean(VBAC) indications and contraindications.

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