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Pelvic Health Therapy

Pelvic therapy patientPelvic Health Physical Therapy is a specialty that we are proud to offer at Confluence Health. Physical therapy involves the pelvic floor muscle group, which is responsible for a variety of functions. These muscles support the pelvic organs, assist in bowel and bladder control, provide posture support and contribute to sexual function.

Conditions that are treated by a pelvic health physical therapist include:

Bladder Dysfunction

  • Urinary urgency (overactive bladder)
  • Urinary frequency
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • IC (interstitial cystitis)
  • Urinary issues following prostate surgery

Bowel Dysfunction

  • Constipation
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Feeling of fullness/abdominal pain, pressure, discomfort and bloating
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Pelvic Pain/Dysfunction

  • Pubic symphysis pain (pubic bone pain)
  • Coccydynia (tailbone pain)
  • Dyspareunia (pain with intercourse)
  • Testicular pain
  • Lichens Sclerosus, Lichens Planus (skin conditions in vulvar region that can result in pelvic pain)
  • Other diagnoses including pudendal neuralgia, vulvodynia, vulvar vestibulitis, vaginismus, pelvic inflammatory disease, pelvic congestion

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

  • Cystocele, rectocele, uterine prolapse

Prenatal and Postpartum Care

Pediatric Incontinence

  • Daytime and nighttime urinary and fecal incontinence
  • Constipation

Post-Surgical

  • Pain after hysterectomy, hernia repair, laparoscopy, caesarean section, appendectomy, prostatectomy, and episiotomy

Post-Cancer Treatment

  • Complications due to radiation

Give us a call if you’d like to see if a Pelvic Health Physical Therapist can help with a pelvic floor condition so that you can get back to enjoying life.

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