Women's Center

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Rehabilitation & Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

pelvic floorIf you are one of the thousands of women in the region facing pelvic floor dysfunction, not knowing where to turn for help can be frustrating.

At UC Health Women’s Center, we are pleased to offer Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for those women searching for a solution. Our program offers innovative treatments and therapies, helping women regain their well-being and once again enjoy active, satisfying lives.

Pelvic health physical therapists are often the problem-solvers that gynecologists, obstetricians, urologists and other doctors call when confronted with a gender-specific medical problem, like discomfort during sexual intercourse, after childbirth or while going to the bathroom.

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy focuses on:

  • Pelvic floor muscles and hip, lumbar and sacroiliac joints
  • Body mechanics and behavioral habits
  • Assisting women during and after pregnancy
  • Gynecologic cancer rehabilitation
  • Preventative services including core and pelvic floor strengthening in the female athlete
  • Treating lower back pain in pregnant women and providing them with home exercise and behavioral modification programs that will reduce risk of diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence, and back pain after delivery.

Is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy right for you?

Pelvic floor physical therapy isn’t right for everyone but if you suffer from any of the following, it may be the solution you’ve been looking for.

  • Urine or bowel leakage
  • Urgency or frequency of bowel and bladder
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Pregnancy-related back pain and postpartum pain or weakness (including Diastasis Recti)
  • Pelvic pain
  • Post-surgical pain or weakness or scar pain

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Treatment

Many different therapy options may be used when treating your diagnosis. These therapy options may include:

  • Soft-tissue mobilization
  • Joint mobilization
  • EMG Biofeedback
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Myofascial release/strain-counter strain
  • Therapeutic exercise & neuromuscular reeducation

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At the Women’s Center, primary care and multi-specialty providers collaborate to address the whole person—both their emotional and physical well-being and understand the importance of incorporating both into the treatment, prevention and wellness services we offer.