Renee Freeman

Renee was raised an Iowan before moving to Kansas City to play soccer in college and receive her doctorate of physical therapy degree. She and her husband moved back to Iowa a couple of years ago for her husband's residency at the U of I. Renee recently added "twin mom" to her life resume and is also a proud dog mom to her fur baby, Archie. She works as a women's health physical therapist in Cedar Rapids and has a passion for educating, empowering, and supporting women in all phases of life, especially through pregnancy and postpartum. A few of her other loves include a good cup of coffee, a craft brew, all dogs, the Great British Baking Show, and anything outdoors.

The Why and the When of the Pelvic Floor

A couple of months ago, we learned all about the Who and the What of the pelvic floor. Today, we will look at the why and when of the pelvic floor. Why is it important...

Understanding Your Pelvic Floor: Beyond Kegels.

Who’s heard of a Kegel? My guess is most of you have. (Who also just tried to do a Kegel?) A Kegel is a pelvic floor muscle contraction. As a pelvic floor physical therapist, I...

Exercise in Pregnancy: Myths Debunked!

By Renee Bullis, PT, DPT As a women’s health physical therapist, one of my favorite parts of my job is empowering women during pregnancy. One of the ways I do that is through exercise. I completely...

Leaking Pee: You Don’t Just Have to Live With It!

By Dr. Renee Bullis, PT, DPT.   Renee is one of our contributors and we are lucky to have her expertise to share. Remember to consult your own physician or medical professional for any medical...