Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Our licensed physical therapist has extensive specialized training in the treatment of women’s and men’s health and orthopedic conditions. All sessions are one-on-one with your therapist in a private, peaceful room. We will thoroughly evaluate your condition, including medical history, posture, muscle strength, flexibility and muscle tone. From this information an individualized treatment program is designed with you to meet your specific needs and goals. We can collaborate and coordinate treatment with your other health care providers to maximize your improvement and care.

In addition to pelvic physical therapy and rehabilitation, we also provide other services that you may find beneficial. Myofascial release, dry needling, visceral mobilization, myofascial cupping, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), biofeedback, and meditation/guided imagery/relaxation techniques are just a few other approaches that can help you achieve relief from your symptoms.

Treatment Options

  • Manual Therapy including Soft Tissue Mobilization, Myofascial Release, Joint Mobilization, Trigger Point Release, Visceral Manipulation, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), and Dry Needling
  • Therapeutic Exercise including strengthening, stabilization, and stretching activities
  • Biofeedback for improved muscular awareness, strength, and/or relaxation
  • Specific education for your diagnosis regarding physical therapy management and treatment
  • Instruction in home programs for exercise, behavioral & lifestyle changes, and information on products and resources related to your specific condition

Women’s Health

It has been estimated that more than 1 and 4 women will experience pelvic pain at some point in their lives.  Physical therapy has been shown to help with the treatment of female pelvic pain.  Studies have shown that the musculoskeletal system can be the primary or secondary cause of pelvic pain.  Here are some common diagnoses and symptoms:

  • Painful Intercourse
  • Vulvar and Urethra Burning
  • Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Bloating with Pain
  • Pain with Urination
  • Pain with Sitting, Standing or Exercise
  • Sensitivity Wearing Tight Clothes, Jeans, or Pants
  • Provoked or Unprovoked Vulvar, Vaginal, Clitoral, Perineal or Anal Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain/Instability
  • Urinary Urgency, Frequency, and/or Hesitancy
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Vulvodynia/Vestbulitis
  • Tailbone Pain/Coccydynia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • Clitoral Pain
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Constipation
  • Groin pain
  • Hip pain
  • Lumbar pain

Men’s Health

Studies have found that 1 in 8 men will have some sort of pelvic pain in their lifetime.  Unfortunately, men have a harder time finding help for their pelvic pain and symptoms. Many times they are told they have chronic prostatitis for pain at penis/scrotum/perineum/anus or hormone issues for erectile dysfunction.  With the diagnosis of chronic prostatitis they will be prescribe antibiotics that may help temporarily only for the pain or dysfunction to return.  Many times the problems can be musculoskeletal in nature. Below are some of the specific symptoms or diagnoses that we treat related to the pelvic floor.

  • Pelvic Pain with Sitting, standing and/or Exercise
  • Groin Pain
  • Penile/Scrotal/Perineal and/or Anal Pain
  • Tailbone Pain/Coccydynia
  • Post-Ejaculatory Pain
  • Urinary Urgency, Frequency and Hesitancy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Constipation
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Slow Urine Stream
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Proctalgia Fugax
  • Hip pain
  • Lumbar pain
  • Urinary Incontinence