Physical Therapy and Rectal Discomfort

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In this Taboo-ty Podcast episode, Alaina Newell, a physical therapist from Denver, CO talks about physical therapy and how it can help a wide array of side effects from pelvic radiation.

About the Presenter

Alaina Newell PPT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA

Alaina received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA in 2012. She completed her Women’s Health residency at UPMC and joined the team in 2014. She is one of the few Board Certified Women’s Health Clinical Specialists in the Denver Metro. She is also a Certified Lymphedema Therapist from the Lymphology Association of North America. She enjoys treated a wide variety of oncological diagnoses from melanoma, pancreatic, bladder, ovarian to breast cancer as well as Women’s Health needs secondary to oncological diagnosis including urinary urgency, gastrointestinal dysfunction, pelvic pain and postural dysfunction.