One of the best things that you can do for your pelvic health TODAY is consistently drink water! Achieve your SelfCare goals with this 24 oz water bottle that encourages you to sip throughout the day. The cap is attached to the lid and has a tight seal when closed, so you will never lose it. This bottle itself has wide opening so is very easy to clean and fill. “Two a Day can keep the doctor away.” You Got This!
The fine motor muscles in your hands and fingers can weaken while joints stiffen affecting your quality of life. Heal and improve your hands strength and endurance for tasks like opening jars, buttoning and zipping with this funny Therapy Putty.
Every household needs one of these! Use this tennis ball to release trigger points anywhere in your body. The team teaches use of this ball for headaches, shoulder and hip tension, scar release and planar fasciitis relief.
These stretchy bands are color coded based on strength of resistance. Use these to safely strengthen any joint while training your core how to stabilize.
These stretchy tubes are same as the bands. This color is the strongest resistance. Use this tubing to safely strengthen any joint while training your core how to stabilize.
Stability balls are another MUST HAVE for any one wanting a strong and stable core. Perform a million different exercises on this ball to prepare your core for life. Pelvic range of mtion, balance, stability, even through the birthing process-there is no end to what you can do with Stability Balls. The green ball is 65 cm for 5 foot 6 inch tall folks, the red 55 cm for 5’6” tall SelfCare enthusiasts. This Theraband brand ball may cost a little more but based on our experience you cannot beat this ball for size, strength, reliability, price and durability
Pain relief in your own hands! This unit is the strongest home unit we have found to date. It is a pre-programmed electrical stimulation unit that is very easy to use for pain relief in any body part. Try it during or after an activity that causes pain. The electrical current disrupts the pain signals transmitted by the nerve. This allows the muscles to “feel safe” and relax out of spasm. This in turns can help decrease inflammation. Worth every penny, place it in your medicine cabinet and let it be the first thing you try for pain relief. Try it on your shoulders, hips, low back, knees or feet. This is how you stop “ignoring and enduring pain” and how you start hearing and healing. Have pain? Get the TENS! Take a breath. Your body will thank you!
Our #1 recommended personal vibrating dilator used for therapeutic healing and stretching of the female pelvic floor muscles and tissues. It is “4 in 1” as it has 3 sleeves that grade the stretch. The Berman is part of the Vaginal Renewal home program taught for symptoms like menopausal dryness, pain with intercourse, healing from birthing scars, and atrophy that can cause leakage and organ prolapse.
“Health is a state of balance that you have established within yourself as well as within your physical and social environments. Choose not to get stuck in the mire of self-limiting beliefs. You have limitless potential. Always. Know that you are never alone in this process.”
Denise Nichols, OTR/L, PRPC is an Occupational Therapist and clinical-assistant of OBGYN at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. She is certified in pelvic floor therapy, biofeedback, massage therapy and integrative yoga. She has used whole-body health approaches in outpatient rehabilitation settings for nearly 20 years. Denise owns and operates Motivate Therapy in Rockford, IL. She has successfully worked with thousands of men and women, guiding them through chronic pain and illness and pelvic health issues, using this model of practice. Her philosophy has always been, “You cannot change what you are not aware of, education is the key to change.” This book is her attempt to help educate and empower more people to take control of their health. You CAN selfcare.
Another must have for every household and for every age! Of the “4 Pillars of Healing” that the Motivate team uses as their protocol for changing lives, Tissue Health, is one of the most important yet most often missed phases of rehab. Using this roller as little as 2-3 times per week will improve fluid flow, tissue and joint health, strength, flexibility and sleep. We offer programs that can help improve core strength and posture as well. This is the more firm of the two foam rollers, so not for the faint of heart when rolling sore muscles.
A must have for every household and for every age! Of the “4 Pillars of Healing” that Motivate team uses, Tissue Health, is one of the most important yet most often missed pieces of rehabilitating positive change. Using this roller as little as 2-3 times per week will improve fluid flow, tissue and joint health, strength flexibility and sleep. We offer programs that can help improve core strength and posture as well. This is the less firm/dense of the two foam rollers we offer. Best for those who are very sensitive to touch and lack confidence in their balance.