Pelvic Health

Pelvic health physical therapists evaluate and treat conditions that specifically relate your pelvic region. They design treatment plans for each person’s needs, challenges, and goals. Pelvic health disorders can be embarrassing, but our specialists approach these sensitive topics with delicacy and support. We have private exam rooms to allow for one-on-one discussions with your therapist. You are not alone, and we are eager to assist you.

At West Park Rehab in Seneca, Shaina O’Brien, DPT and Anneliese Welch, DPT are certified Physical Therapist practitioners for pelvic health who can help you overcome these issues.  They are assisted by Brandy Brady, PTA, RYT who is certified in yoga and meditation for the pelvic floor.  This program offers solutions that do not involve surgery or long-term use of prescribed medicines. And our therapists administer care with discretion and attention to patient privacy.

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Pelvic Floor

What is the pelvic floor?

A group of muscles that work like a hammock in your pelvis stretching from the pubic bone in the front to the coccyx, or tailbone, in the back and to each side What is the function of the pelvic floor?

Pelvic floor muscles support the bladder, bowel, and reproductive organs of males and females. They play an important role in sexual sensation and function.

What can pelvic floor rehabilitation treat?

  • Pain in the pelvic, abdominal, low back region
  • Sciatic and pudendal nerve irritation
  • Painful intercourse
  • Endometriosis / painful periods
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Frequent urination
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Constipation
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Pregnancy symptoms / labor preparation
  • Postpartum recovery (vaginal or cesarean)
  • Pubic symphysis dysfunction

What will treatment consist of?

  • Exercise
  • Stretches
  • Bladder and bowel retraining strategies
  • Diaphragmatic breathing
  • Biofeedback
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Manual muscle techniques

Don’t let this kind of physical problem go on without getting the help you need. And in many cases, you do not need a referral to start physical therapy.

Click below to request an appointment at our Seneca office.

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In many cases you do not need a referral to start physical therapy. Give our office a call to get started.