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Posted: Sep 25, 2018

Overcoming Incontinence After Prostatectomy

Written by SMH Outpatient Rehab Pelvic Floor Therapist Shayna Shefrin

Prostatectomy, surgical removal of the prostate, is a common treatment for men with high-risk, aggressive prostate cancer. Many men who opt for open prostatectomy suffer urinary incontinence afterward. Find out how pelvic floor physical therapy can help.

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Posted: Jul 31, 2018

DIY Exercises to Stop a Leaky Bladder

With SMH Outpatient Rehab Pelvic Floor Therapist Shayna Shefrin

Tired of a leaky bladder keeping you from enjoying life to its fullest? Try these tips from an SMH Pelvic Floor Therapist and take control over your leaky bladder.

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Posted: Jul 24, 2018

Surviving Cancer: What's Next?

Written by SMH Rehabilitation Services Laura Magnusson

Cancer treatment can be life-saving and life-changing, often having a long-lasting impact on your body and your sense of self. So how do you rebuild your life and your quality of life after cancer? Where do you start?

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Posted: Jul 16, 2018

Ask an Expert: What to Expect in Inpatient Rehabilitation

A Q&A with Dr. Alexander Bajorek

Because inpatient rehabilitation isn’t something most people think about until they—or a loved one—need it, it can be something of a mystery for those looking into rehab options. We reached out to Sarasota Memorial Physiatrist and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Alexander J. Bajorek, MD, to learn more about it and to find out what inpatient rehab patients can expect.

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Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Swimming: Low Impact, Big Benefits

Written by SMH Physical Therapist & Aquatics Instructor Rebecca Aten

Swimming is not just a great way to beat the heat—it’s also among the best low-impact exercises for a full-body workout.

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