Cystoscopy (PFI Testing)

Mar 20, 2020

A cystoscopy is performed to allow the doctor a broad view of the bladder from the inside. Many of our patients will undergo a cystoscopy at some point as part of their care plan, although this will depend on your individual clinical complaint. This procedure provides the doctor with a better understanding of the nature 

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Urodynamics: a clinical perspective (PFI Testing)

Mar 06, 2020

Urodynamic testing is performed to evaluate your bladder function. The doctor may recommend it in order to get a baseline reading of your bladder muscle function or to evaluate current or (in some cases of prolapse) potential urinary leakage. It is important for us to know what is causing the urinary leakage, or if leakage 

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Financial Policy

Feb 18, 2020

The doctors and staff at The Pelvic Floor Institute would like to welcome you to our Practice. We strive to provide you with excellent medical care and our goal is to make your visits as convenient as possible. Please be advised that: It is your responsibility to inform our office of any address or telephone 

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Prolapse — The long & short

Feb 07, 2020

Q: What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a “falling down” or bulging of the vagina and pelvic organs, into or out through the vaginal opening. It is a kind of hernia of the vagina and pelvic organs. Q: What are the symptoms of Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Symptoms of POP include pelvic pressure, 

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What’s a Cystoscopy? (PFI Testing)

Jan 17, 2020

Today we’re discussing perhaps an even more relevant topic than the Urodynamics test: the Cystoscopy. The cystoscopy — or “cysto,” as you’ll hear it called around the office — is another procedure similar to the urodynamics test (or “Uro”). However, unlike the Uro, the cystoscopy is performed on virtually every patient (with very few exceptions). 

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Prepare for your Post-Op

Jan 03, 2020

So you’ve undergone surgery? Congratulations! The hardest part is over. Now you’ve just got to relax and recover. But what about restrictions? When do I have to come back in? How do I make my first post-op appointment? Do I need to call someone each night after surgery? Sounds like material for another blog post! 

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What is Urodynamics? (PFI Testing)

Dec 20, 2019

Although it seems like a grammatical mistake, the question truly is “what is urodynamics?” That is to say: what is urodynamics testing? The term refers to a certain test we use to determine how fluid moves through your bladder (hence: uro-dynamics). From an administrative standpoint, it’s important for you to know that the test takes 

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Is vaginal estrogen for you?

Dec 06, 2019

Visiting us at PFI comes with a few guarantees: You will be greeted by our receptionist when you arrive; You will see one of our skilled providers at your first visit; and we will do our best to send you home with a better understanding of your medical concern and the treatment available. However, what 

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Insurance FAQs

Nov 01, 2019

1) Do you accept insurance? Yes! We accept many types of insurance, including most major providers. Please read on! ☺️ 2) What kind of insurance do you accept? At PFI, we accept insurance by most major companies. To confirm whether we accept your specific insurance plan, please call the office. But the following are insurances 

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First Appointment Jitters

Oct 04, 2019

You did it! Go, you! You’ve got an appointment at PFI! You’ve taken an important first step in your journey back to an acceptable quality of life. And we couldn’t be more glad. Now, you might be wondering what to expect at that appointment; and you’re certainly entitled to a sneak preview, but please note 

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