Outpatient: Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
Do you have pain in the pelvis, low back or hips that is associated with sitting, walking, urination, or intercourse?
Do you suffer from pelvic pain or incontinence?
Have you experienced leaking of urine or feces when coughing, sneezing, or laughing?
These are conditions that are common with pelvic floor muscle dysfunction.
Physical Therapy and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction:
Treatment may include:
- Pelvic alignment along with soft tissue work to relax pelvic floor muscles.
- Treatments to relieve pain and re-educate weakened pelvic floor muscles.
- A home exercise plan that includes stretching and strengthening to improve posture, reduce pain, and promote healing of the pelvic floor.
What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?
The purpose of pelvic floor physical therapy is to relieve the symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction and help the muscles work the way they should.
The goal of pelvic floor physical therapy is to achieve the best possible functioning and management of the bladder, bowel, and reproductive organs.
Pelvic health plays an important role in complete physical, mental, and social well-being.
How do you know if Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy might be for you?
- Lower abdominal pain
- Erectile dysfunction
- Urine leakage when coughing, sneezing, or laughing
- Painful bowel movements and/or constipation
- Chronic pelvic pain syndrome
- Lower back pain
- And more!
If the pelvic floor isn't functioning optimally, the result may be urinary/fecal incontinence, pelvic prolapse, or pain.
52% of female athletes experience incontinence.
49% of chronic low back pain patients have urinary incontinence.
43% of women and 31% of men experience sexual dysfunction or pain with intercourse.
Kegels aren't always the best choice!