Millions of women suffer from pelvic pain or pelvic floor dysfunction, however the majority of these people go untreated. The causes of pelvic floor dysfunction include pregnancy and childbirth, chronic low back SI dysfunction, trauma and surgery. At Therapydia DC, physical therapists are human biomechanics experts our custom Woman’s Health Physical Therapy services addresses the unique musculoskeletal problems of the pelvic region. Like other conditions treated by physical therapy, our physical therapists can help treat any current pelvic functional limitations and we will provide you the knowledge the tools to prevent this from coming back.
Pelvic Pain & Pelvic Floor Diagnosis Treated
Pelvic pain could refer to a variety of underlying problems involving the muscles of pelvic floor being tight/weak or impairments relating to the sacroiliac joint, low back, hip, or coccyx.
Pelvic conditions treated by physical therapy includes:
• Urinary incontinence
• Stress UI
• Pelvic Pain Syndromes
• Chronic Pelvic Pain
• Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
• Pudendal Neuralgia
• Vulvar Pain
• Musculoskeletal Dysfunction Pre- and Post-Partum
• Low Back/Abdominal/SI Pain
• Diastasis Recti
Women’s Health Physical Therapy Treatments
Our physical therapist works individually with every woman to understand her needs and to tailor a plan that fits with her goals and lifestyle. Throughout your visits, you will work with a Doctor of Physical Therapy who will listen to your needs and answer any questions you may have. Our goal is to build strength and flexibility while reducing any pain you may be experiencing.
Your physical therapy treatment may include the following techniques:
- Internal Vaginal Examination and Treatment
- External Vaginal Queuing and Manual Therapy
- Techniques to Correct Joint Movement Patterns and Muscle Coordination
- Pelvic, Hip, and Core Strengthening
- Postural Education
- Trigger Point Dry Needling
- Soft Tissue Release
- Therapeutic Exercise
Contact us today to learn how we can help you address your unique pelvic musculoskeletal problems and improve your quality of life.