Pelvic Health Program

Our Specialized Pelvic Health Program Includes:

  • All patients receive a private and thorough one hour evaluation including an internal examination by a licensed physical therapist with specialized training in treating the muscles of the pelvic floor.
  • Pelvic floor muscle strengthening has been shown to reduce the effects of incontinence, organ prolapse, and many other conditions specific to women.
  • Patients are provided with and educated on tools for bladder retraining, behavior/lifestyle changes, therapeutic exercise and modalities to improve quality of life.
  • The physical therapist is trained in manual treatment techniques, use of biofeedback for muscle retraining, and therapeutic exercise to address many of the symptoms associated with pelvic pain and incontinence.
  • Physical therapy is recommended as a first-line treatment for stress and urge incontinence.

Physical Therapy can be provided to men and women who are experiencing the following

 

    • Incontinence
    • Urge Incontinence
    • Urinary Frequency
    • Prolapses
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Dyspareunia (pain with penetration)
    • Episiotomy Scars
    • Post-abdominal Surgery
    • Pudendal Nerve Entrapment
    • Childbearing Conditions
    • Back Pain
    • Osteoporosis

    The Pelvic Health Program is currently offered at our Florence Center and our Crestview Hills/ Chapel Place Center.  Please call 859.538.1165 or 859.578.7000 for more information or to schedule your PelvicHealth appointment.