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Telehealth Visits: Gynecology, Obstetric and Physical Therapy


Dr. Spencer Barney is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Barney received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in 1999 and graduated from the medical school at the University of Utah in 2005. He continued his residency program at the University of New Mexico OB/GYN. Dr. Barney provides gynecological services for women during all stages of life and specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery. During this podcast, we discuss topics including telehealth visits for gynecologic, obstetrics, and physical therapy. We go in-depth on what each visit type includes, types of visits that are good for telehealth, and how to work with different supplies provided for visits including a heartbeat Doppler and blood pressure cuff.

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Step Rate Predictors During Competition

Geoff Burns, PhD of the Univesity of Michigan is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Burns is a runner and sport science researcher, recently completing his PhD from Michigan’s School of Kinesiology. His research involved the development and application of methods to compare runners to simple biomechanical systems. His studies have explored mechanical patterns in high-performing individuals, ranging from sub-four minute milers to ultra-marathoners. Geoff received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in biomedical engineering and has worked professionally as an engineer in the automotive, medical device, and orthopedic research fields. Additionally, he competes internationally as an ultramarathoner. He is a national champion in the 100km and has represented the United States at world championships in the 50km and 100km distances, where he has finished as high as fifth (twice).

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Staff Photo Spotlight: Taylor Hunter

This month’s Staff Photo Spotlight is on Taylor Hunter, Attorney Liaison at our home office in Salt Lake City, Utah. Taylor’s photo was chosen for the month of May in our 2020 calendar.

Taylor’s winning photo is of his girlfriend, Sophie Shinsky, mountain biking in the Swiss Alps with the Matterhorn glaciers in the distance. While adventuring on a bike-packing trip from Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland, they went on a six-day biking route that took them through 200 miles of steep mountain trails. The day was perfect for hitting some downhill trails and taking in the breath-taking scenery!

Great photo Taylor! Thank you so much for submitting it to the Staff Photo Contest. We look forward to seeing more of your amazing photos.

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Pregnancy and Post Partum Mental and Pelvic Health


Dr. Allyce Jones is my guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s Pelvic Health Podcast. Allyce completed a Bachelor and Master of Science in nursing from Weber State University and a doctor of nurse practice degree in psychiatric/mental health at the University of Utah. She is a board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner who provides specialty psychiatric care to women who are planning to conceive, pregnant, and postpartum with experience treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder, infertility and infant loss. During this podcast we discuss both mental and physical heath during pregnancy and postpartum including depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD and its relation with incontinence, low back and pelvic pain.

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