What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?
Sometimes referred to as Women’s Health Physical Therapy, Pelvic Health Physical Therapist (PT’s) have specialized postgraduate training to evaluate the function of the pelvic floor muscles, which is not exclusive to women. Many men struggle with issues related to pelvic floor muscles and pelvic organs as well.
How do I know if I have am having problems with my pelvic floor?
If you answer yes to any of the following, you may want to consider a pelvic floor physical therapy evaluation:
Accidental bowel leakage
Bladder emptying problems
Bowel emptying problems
Complications of previous surgery
Frequent or urgent urination
Problems with the vulva
Recurrent bladder infections
Pelvic health issues are often of a very private nature – and we understand. Your care and health is our top priority.
What to expect from your Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Initial Evaluation
Prenatal & Postnatal Physical Therapy
Pregnancy is such a wonderful time but can also bring with it some aches and pains.
Consider for a moment that pregnancy and delivery are an injury sustained over a 10 month periods. We choose to address the perinatal periods with a rehabilitative mindset. Our goal is to help you go into delivery as strong as possible and prepare you for the 4th trimester.
Prenatal physical therapy can address strength deficits, pain and educate on the use of assistive/postural tools to optimize movement and maintain balance.