- Do you have pain in your low back, pelvic region, groir hip genitalia, or rectum?
- Are you leaking urine, experiencing urinary frequency or having difficulty controlling gas, or bowel movements?
- Do you experience pain with intercourse?
- Are you having trouble doing your normal activities?
If you answered YES to any or all of these questions you may have problems with your pelvic floor muscles.
What is the pelvic floor?
The pelvic floor is made up of muscles deep within the pelvic girdle
that support the trunk. The function of the pelvic floor is to control
urination and defecation, and to support the pelvic organs, It is also
the major contributing factor to sexual appreciation and function.
The pelvic floor is the missing puzzle piece that is often left
untreated because of its location. It serves as an important part of
the core muscles that initiate movement. It is your inner strength.
Pelvic floor dysfunction may lead to many symptoms including pain
Pelvic health and rehabilitation can help in relieving your pain and
dysfunction and return you to your optimal level of function. At
Ability Rehabilitation. our Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation
team is made up of highly trained therapists that specialize in pelvic
floor muscle dysfunction. We work together to develop a treatment
plan that is individualized to each persons needs. Our approach
to patient care is to assess the patient as a whole. We develop a
treannent plan that includes a variety of services including, but not
limited to, the following:
- Pelvic floor muscle exercises and training
- Manual therapy, joint mobili~ation and myofasdal manipulation
- Electrical stimulation
- Pain management
- Therapeutic exercise, strengthening and core stabilization
- Sport-Specific strengthening and training
- Bladder retraining and behavior modifications
- Self care and detailed home exercise routine
Who May Benelit from Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation
Program at Ability Rehabilitation:
- Urinary Incontinence
- Urinary urgency and frequency
- Pelvic pain/pudendal neuralgia
- Pain during intercourse
- Bladder pain/IC + Fecal/bowel incontinence
- Pelvic organ prolapse/weakness
- Abdominal pain
- Pregnancy related pelvic/low back pain
- Constipation/rectal pain/ coccyx pain
- Persistent low~back, pelvic~ joint pain despite previous treatment
- Post prostatectomy/prostatitis
Ask your physician for a referral and have them fax over the
referral to us.