Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis is a very painful condition. In fact two people Jack Kavorkian assisted in suicide were afflicted with this condition, which is not life threatening, but so painful and debilitating that living with it seems unimaginable. Inter-stitial means “between … Continue reading

Bladder Prolapse

A bladder prolapse, sometimes known as a cystocele, is when the supportive tissue between a woman’s bladder and vaginal wall weakens and stretches. When this happens, the bladder bulges into the vagina. Straining the pelvic floor muscles can lead to … Continue reading


How can Maya Abdominal Massage alleviate anxiety? Many people consider this work, “uterine massage”. It is that, but it is so much more. The pelvic work, and I say “pelvic” instead of “uterine” because when we practice it with women, … Continue reading

Tilted Uterus

Many women are told, casually, by their gynecologists that they have a “tilted uterus”, and that this is “normal”. It is, in fact, so common, that many anatomy and physiology textbook illustrations picture the uterus in a forward tilt. The … Continue reading