What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?
Pelvic floor physical therapists have the unique benefit of combining their knowledge of the musculoskeletal, neurological and visceral systems as it relates to conditions specific to an individual’s sexual health and general wellness. Often, bodies experience a domino effect, meaning other regions of the body begin to act and feel differently as a compensatory mechanism. There may also be a mental aspect to pelvic pain and dysfunction, as chronic pain is described by many as frustrating, restrictive, invisible to others, intrusive in relationships, and shame evoking.
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy address all opportunities for healing and wellness form a biopsychosocial approach. Sometimes it takes a multifaceted approach to find and address the root cause(s) of ongoing concerns. From simple exercises to perform at home to lifestyle changes, patients will feel knowledgeable, comfortable, and confident with their individual programs and will continue to progress long after pelvic therapy is done. There are many reasons to seek pelvic floor therapy some include: bladder dysfunction, bowel dysfunction, sexual concerns, postpartum concerns and cancer rehabilitation and post-surgical rehabilitation. During most pelvic floor first visits your licensed physical therapist will get to know you and your concerns and do an evaluation and assessment and provide you with a discussion and treatment. We partner with the areas best pelvic floor physical therapists and work in conjunction with them provide evidence-based and integrative healthcare customized for your mental, emotional and physical well-being.