Many women's health issues can affect a woman's daily life. Many pelvic issues are treatable and can greatly improve your life. Don’t needlessly suffer.
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Physical Therapy for Women - Women's Rehabilitation
No problem or question is too awkward. These problems are common, but physical therapy can address them and help you get back to a normal life. Don’t needlessly suffer. Many women's health issues are treatable.
Our physical therapy services are designed specifically for women, to enhance your health. You’ll receive a skilled, sensitive evaluation by female therapists trained in women’s health. We’ll listen to your concerns and create a personalized therapy regimen to meet your specific needs.
Conditions we treat:
- Chronic pain and headaches
- Diastasis Recti - a separation between the rectus/abdominal muscles
- Low back pain and Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
- Pregnancy and post-partum concerns
- Pelvic/abdominal pain - including pain with urinating, bowel movements, periods
- Pelvic floor dysfunction
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Post surgery and specific cancer surgery care
- Sexual dysfunction
- Urinary and fecal issues including frequency and urgency with elimination, night time toileting, incontinence, incomplete emptying
Physical Therapy Pregnancy Services
Help After Having a Baby
Giving birth is a joyful event, but can be hard on a woman’s body. Pain, leaking urine and constipation are just some of the problems women face after pregnancy. These problems are common, but physical therapy can address them and help you get back to a normal life. Don’t needlessly suffer. Ask your provider for a referral to physical therapy.
What symptoms are COMMON to have after delivering your baby but NOT NORMAL?
- Separation of abdominal muscle (Diastasis Recti)
- Pain in pelvic area or groin (Pubic symphysis pain)
- Pain in the vagina or rectum
- Abdominal pain
- Low back pain, neck pain, thoracic spine pain, shoulder pain
- Heaviness or pressure in vaginal area or pelvis (Pelvic organ prolapse)
- Leakage of urine with cough, laugh, sneeze (Stress urinary incontinence)
- Strong urges to urinate and must rush to the bathroom with leakage (Urge urinary incontinence)
- Urinary urgency/frequency - strong urges to urinate and must rush to the bathroom but without leakage
- Difficulty starting a urine stream or straining to start a urine stream
- Painful intercourse
- Difficulty holding back gas
Ask your provider for a referral to physical therapy to get started. It’s NEVER too late to get help. Even if you are 10+ year out from having your baby, we can help.
Help Before Having a Baby
We believe in empowering women to have the birth experience they want and deserve. Preparing for birth by meeting with a physical therapist can help you learn techniques that will help minimize the strain on your body and help you recover faster after your delivery.
Physical Therapy can help with:
- Provide guidance and education on how to initiate activity during pregnancy
- Provide guidance and education on how to continue or modify activity during pregnancy
- Symptoms to watch for that may identify signs of excessive strain
- Talk about any concerns you have
- Provide education and tips for having a vaginal delivery
- Provide education and tips for having a cesarean delivery