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washington post 10 june 2020

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Courtesy of Wikipedia: The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. It is the most-widely circulated newspaper within the Washington metropolitan area, and has a large national audience. Daily broadsheet editions are printed for D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

The newspaper has won 69 Pulitzer Prizes, the second-most of any publication (after The New York Times). Post journalists have also received 18 Nieman Fellowships and 368 White House News Photographers Association awards. The paper is well known for its political reporting and is one of the few remaining American newspapers to operate foreign bureaus.

pandemic life harming your pelvic floor
The Washington Post has a long history in journalism and a huge readership, so when journalist Allyson Chiu reached out to me for answers to the question "is pandemic life harming your pelvic floor?", I was understandably glad to give her my insights into this timely topic. Here is a brief synopsis of the article, along with a link to the full article below.

Heather Jeffcoat, DPT

The coronavirus pandemic has been blamed for a rise in mental health conditions, weight gain, broken toes, skin picking and dental issues.

This has led physical therapists and urologists to ask "is pandemic life harming your pelvic floor?"

Located at the base of the pelvis, the pelvic floor consists of a group of muscles that provide support for internal organs, including the bladder, rectum, uterus and prostate. The muscles are also involved in posture, urination, bowel movements and sex.

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