Pelvic Pain & Incontinence
We offer physical therapy to treat pelvic pain and incontinence at all of our hospital locations. Our physical therapists will design a thorough treatment program that addresses your individual needs and relieves the debilitating discomfort that, left untreated, can lead to bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction.
Pelvic Pain Conditions We Treat
- Improper alignment or impaired mobility of the pelvic bones and joints
- Overactive pelvic muscles (muscle spasms)
- Underactive pelvic muscles (muscle weakness)
- Restrictions or impaired mobility of ligaments, tendons or connective tissues and structures
Incontinence Conditions We Treat
- Stress incontinence - leakage of small amounts of urine when there is increased pressure on the bladder
- Urge incontinence - leakage of medium to large amounts of urine when a person feels a sudden strong urge to urinate
- Mixed incontinence - leakage with symptoms of both stress and urge incontinence
- Functional incontinence - urine leakage that occurs when a person cannot get to the toilet in time
- Therapeutic exercise includes a variety of techniques to target and exercise the right muscles.
- Manual therapy is used to target and contract muscles.
- Electrical modalities stimulate the pelvic muscles to contract.
- Ultrasound is a type of imaging test used to look at internal organs.
- Bio feedback uses computer graphs and tones to show you the muscles you are exercising, measure your muscle strength and create your exercise program.