PELVIC FLOOR REHABILITATION
Pelvic floor rehabilitation describes an approach to improving the strength and function of the muscles that support your bladder, urethra and other organs within the bony pelvis.
How long will pelvic pain and incontinence rehabilitation take?
The plan of care is developed specifically to the individual’s needs and goals defined by the patient and evaluating therapist.
Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation at Care2Cure
The Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Program at includes treatment for men and women with urinary or fecal incontinence, urgency/frequency of urination, and/or pain in the pelvic region. This includes: pain in the abdominals, buttocks, pelvic floor, tailbone, vagina, rectum, penis or testicles. The pelvic floor muscles may become weak, tight or spastic as a result of disuse, surgery or trauma. Physical therapists at the Clinic are specially trained to rehabilitate the pelvic floor muscles. The therapist evaluates each individual and develops a plan of care.
Who is it for?
Many people, regardless of gender, experience pain or incontinence of urine or stool during their lifetime.
Some women develop:
- increased tension in pelvic floor muscles causing pain
- vaginal pain with intercourse, tampon use or annual Ob/Gyn check-ups
- incontinence of urine or feces
Many men have problems with:
- chronic genital or groin pain
- frequent urination
- burning with urination (diagnosed as chronic prostatitis)
What does it involves?
- Evaluation and Non-Surgical Treatment:
- flexibility and strength assessment
- pelvic floor muscle surface EMG (or biofeedback)
- pelvic area internal and external muscle assessment and treatment
- postural exercises
- myofascial release
- relaxation techniques and diaphragmatic breathing
- development of an individualized home exercise program