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McLeod to host talk on women’s pelvic health

First Posted: 3:18 am - July 29th, 2015

By Jessica Wall - For the Chronicle



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FLORENCE — McLeod Women’s Services is hosting “An Evening of Straight Talk about Women’s Pelvic Health Issues” at the McLeod Medical Plaza Auditorium at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25.

The event will feature a panel of pelvic health experts answering questions on common pelvic health conditions. Panelists include Dr. Brad Campbell of McLeod OB/GYN Associates, Dr. Paul Chandler of McLeod Women’s Care, Dr. Marla Hardenbergh of McLeod OB/GYN Dillon and Taylor Holmes, McLeod Health pelvic floor physical therapist.

Dinner will be served, and check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Registration is required and space is limited.

To register for this event, call McLeod reservations and scheduling at 843-777-2005.

McLeod Pelvic Health is dedicated to educating women on common pelvic health issues, including signs and symptoms as well as treatment options.

Nearly half of all women will experience symptoms related to pelvic health issues at some point in their lifetime. “Pelvic Health” is a new phrase used among professionals in women’s health, which refers to conditions such as endometriosis, urinary incontinence (overactive bladder and urine leakage), pelvic organ prolapse (uterus, bladder and rectum) and more.

Many women consider these conditions too embarrassing to discuss with their physician, or they believe it is a normal part of aging. However, treatment options are available, ranging from simple exercises, medication or physical therapy to non-invasive or minimally invasive procedures.

For additional information on pelvic health issues or to sign up for a blog about women’s health, visit www.McLeodPelvicHealth.org.

By Jessica Wall

For the Chronicle

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