Today I speak with Dr. Amanda Olson, DPT, PRPC, a pelvic health specialist, certified Stott Pilates instructor, and RRCA certified running coach. She is the president and chief clinical officer of Intimate Rose where she develops pelvic health products and education. Amanda is passionate about empowering women and men with pelvic health issues including pelvic pain, incontinence, pregnancy, and post-partum issues. Dr. Olson teaches internationally on various pelvic health topics including pelvic floor dysfunction in runners. She has written newspaper and magazine articles on pelvic floor dysfunction, and running and also authored the book Restoring the Pelvic Floor For Women.
Her mission is to empower people in the management of their pelvic health. Her motto is that bodies heal and that humor helps.
We talk about:
-getting into making devices
-all pregnancies are different
-judgement in pregnancy
-the changing body
-continuing the research
-overactivity causing symptoms
-doing what brings you joy
2:57 the evolution of pelvic devices
6:30 experience in pregnancy & postpartum
10:40 second guessing yourself
11:56 returning to running
15:39 issues with second pregnancy
19:40 authoring a paper
23:45 gaps in the research
28:45 going past keels
31:53 rapid fire questions
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