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Abdominal / Pelvic Adhesions

We Decrease or Eliminate Adhesions Without Surgery Overview Adhesions, the internal scars that tend to form whenever the body heals, are a major problem for patients and their physicians.  While these internal scars initially formed to help the body heal from tissue damage, adhesions tend to remain long after the initial tissue damage has passed. […]

3 Ways Adhesions Cause Bowel Obstructions

An image of a women experiencing abdominal pain from SIBO which is caused by adhesions.

Adhesions form as the bodies first response to a trauma, surgery, infection, or inflammation. These adhesions are made up of strong, fibrous cross links that attach to the nearby tissues and organs of the damaged area. When the abdomen or bowel experiences a trauma, adhesions can begin to form in the bowels, causing bowel obstructions. These adhesions can cause bowel obstruction in three different ways.

The Appearance of a C-Section Scar Can Provide Clues About Abdominal Adhesions

When a woman comes to CPT with secondary infertility, one of the first questions our therapists ask is, “Did you have a C-section?” Through years of experience, our therapists have found that c-sections frequently cause adhesion formation within the abdominal and pelvic cavity. Adhesions can impede fertility by blocking the fallopian tubes, restricting the uterus, […]