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Pelvic Floor Rehab

Healthy Pelvic Floor Program

Physical Therapy can reduce or resolve symptoms of pelvic pain as well as restore pelvic floor strength and coordination.
Pelvic pain syndrome program

  • Pelvic floor assessment
  • Postural/related structures assessment
  • Treatment is determined by findings from the assessment and includes:
    • Myofascial techniques, manual therapies
    • Modalities such as ultrasound and electrical stimulation
    • Biofeedback
    • Exercise program
    • Self care instructions

Active trigger points in the pelvic floor musculature can be a cause of severe pain and also limit active function. Nerve entrapments can cause pain or numbness. Scars from childbirth, surgery or injury can also cause pain and are appropriately treated with physical therapy.

Stress and Urge Incontinence

  • Pelvic floor assessment
  • Exercise program
    • To isolate pelvic floor muscles
    • To increase strength of or relax pelvic floor muscles
  • Biofeedback
    • To assist patient in learning to control muscle tension
  • Electrical stimulation
    • May be used to facilitate or relax muscular contractions
  • Self care instruction
    • To instruct in  self management techniques

“Pain kept me from sitting, walking, riding bike and doing many of the things I like to do. I searched for answers for 8 years. Physical therapy was my solution. I had muscle spasms in my pelvic floor and scars from previous surgery. The pain is gone and now I’m back to doing the things I love. ”
— N.P.