SHOUTOUT LA nominated Heather Jeffcoat this month for a Los Angeles based shoutout. In the interview they discuss Jeffcoat's legacy and career, her approach to care for chronic pain, her book called "Sex Without Pain: A Self Treatment Guide to the Sex Life You Deserve", and, finally, a locals recommendation on the perfect weekend for a visitor to the LA area.
Better pelvic health starts with access to basic education. Pelvic problems rarely resolve if onlythe pelvis is addressed. A total body approach to care is needed to help people fully recover from chronic pain or incontinence."
Care for these pelvic health services goes way beyond teaching them how to do Kegels. In fact, Kegels make most pelvic health conditions worse. I’m on a mission to educate and provide top level services so folks can get the care they deserve."
I learned if you truly care about your patients getting better, you look something up when you don’ t know, even if that means you aren’t getting paid for that time. You must have the passion for this kind of work. Without passion, you can’t help them."
For more great quotes and insights as SHOUTOUT LA Interviews Heather Jeffcoat, the full article can be found here.