Other Pelvic Functions

Constipation: A Real Pain in the Behind

February 7, 2015By
Constipation: A Real Pain in the Behind

What is Constipation? Has this ever happened to you? You are away at summer camp or on a family trip, the first week goes by, you’re having so much fun and then you realize – you haven’t pooped! You became CONSTIPATED. Let’s look at a definition: CONSTIPATION (kon-stuh-PAY-shun): A condition in which a person – […]

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Out With the Old: Elimination Parts

January 30, 2015By
Out With the Old: Elimination Parts

Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder, Urethra, Rectum, Anus Now here’s some really interesting ground to cover: Elimination. Getting rid of Waste. Also known as PEE and POO. Kidneys: Like two little factories working, working, working, all the time, your kidneys sit above your pelvis Kidneys work to filter out what your body doesn’t need for nutrition before […]

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Digestive Parts – Your Guts

January 30, 2015By
Digestive Parts – Your Guts

Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Appendix  Digestion is HUGE. Your body does it from the moment you eat breakfast in the morning and all night long after dinner! Basically once food or drink hits your mouth you start to digest; enzymes start to break the food down, and nutrients start to make their way into your […]

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