Pelvic floor physical therapy is provided by therapists with advanced training. Therapy can help people who are having any of the following symptoms:
- Pelvic pain
- Abdominal pain
- Pain with intercourse (also called dyspareunia)
- Urinary incontinence
- Urinary urgency and/or frequency
- Fecal incontinence
- Coccyx pain
- Pregnancy-related pain an postpartum care
- Testicular pain
What To Expect During a Visit
- Therapy sessions will take place in a private treatment room.
- Depending on the condition, a physical therapist will:
- Examine hip and abdominal strength and flexibility
- Examine pelvic floor muscle strength and tenderness. This can be done externally or with a vaginal or rectal exam.
- A home exercise program will be designed to assist patients in reaching their goals.
- The duration and frequency of appointments depends on the patient's condition, examination findings, patient's goals, and other factors.
- Appointments generally last 45 minutes.
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