Pelvic Floor Dysfunction can result in many different limitations, from difficulty controlling your bladder or bowels, to occasional leakage, and even pain with intercourse or menstrual management. Currently 25% of women in the U.S. report at least one dysfunction of the pelvic floor.
Common Symptoms Include:
Urinary leakage during jumping/running/laughing/sneezing
Urinary leakage when rushing to, or at the sight of the toilet
Pain with sexual intercouse
Pain with menstruation or menstrual management
Generalized pelvic pain
Low back pain of a non-specific origin
Why You Need a Specialist
There is specific training for a physical therapist to effectively evaluate, treat and help you manage your pelvic floor dysfunction. Our physical therapist will assess not only the pelvic floor, but your posture, hip and core strength, as well as assess any behavioral components that may be affecting your condition. By utilizing many of the following techniques, our physical therapist can help you find the source of your pain and dysfunction, and assist you in returning to the things you enjoy most!
Pelvic pain and the dysfunction that comes with it can be very debilitating. We understand what you’ve been through and how every day tasks can seem overwhelming at times. You don’t have to do this alone. We are experts in pelvic floor rehabilitation. We can help.
Biofeedback for muscle activation
Electrical stimulation for improved muscle activation and function
Postural assessment and treatment
Manual techniques to decrease muscle tone and improve normal tissue length
There is advanced training physical therapists can undergo to learn how to effectively evaluate, treat and help manage pelvic floor dysfunction. A thorough evaluation will assess not only the pelvic floor, but will look at your posture, hip and core strength, as well as any behavioral components that may be affecting your condition. The following is a list of common techniques used to help us treat the source of your pain and dysfunction, allowing you to return to the things you enjoy most.