The pelvic floor contains all of the organs, muscles, nerves, vascular, connective tissue, and myofascial structures contained in the pelvis. The muscles of the pelvic floor are critical in controlling bladder and bowel function, sexual function, breathing dynamics, and pregnancy. Together with the abdominal and back muscles, the pelvic floor muscles offer support and stabilization to the spine.
Functions of the Pelvic Floor include:
Common Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions include, but are not limited to:
Dyspareunia (painful intercourse)
Pain of the pelvis, abdomen, or low back
Prenatal and postnatal issues
Perineal scar / Episiotomy scar / Cesarean Section scar
Diastasis Recti (separation of abdominal muscles)
Difficulty achieving or sustaining erection
Our pelvic floor providers have advanced post graduate training in treating pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic pain. A thorough evaluation will be performed and a plan of care will be created specific to your needs. Our pelvic floor therapists are trained in internal pelvic floor assessment, though this is not always necessary.
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Treatment may include:
Manual therapy techniques (internal or external)
Behavior modification / bladder retraining
Our therapists are passionate about their work and keep up on the newest techniques to ensure our patients are receiving the best possible care. You can learn more about each of our providers here:
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Services are offered at the following clinics: