Pelvic Health

What Contributes to Pelvic Pain?

  • Pain throughout the pelvic region, and pain associated with intercourse is a common occurrence among women.
  • Pain can be associated with tissue and muscle tightness, scar tissue, or trauma.
  • Pain is common following pregnancy, surgery, or trauma.

Are you embarrassed by urine leakage with laughing, coughing, sneezing, and physical activity?

Are you embarrassed by urine leakage with laughing, coughing, sneezing, and physical activity?

Incontinence is an involuntary leakage of urine or feces and is frequently caused by weakness or dysfunction in the muscles of the pelvic floor and trunk.
Pregnancy, surgery, trauma, aging, and many other factors can contribute to developing incontinence. Physical therapy is extremely important in re-training the right pelvic floor muscles whether or not surgery is needed.

What is Pelvic Prolapse?

Pelvic prolapse is the descent of the uterus, bladder or rectum into the vaginal canal.Pain may or may not be associated with prolapse.
Prolapse can be caused by weakness in the pelvic floor. It can occur with trauma, pregnancy, or surgery.

What does Peak Performance Physical Therapy offer?

  • Private and discrete care in an inviting and gracious state-of-the-art environment.
  • Strengthening and re-training of the right pelvic floor muscles to resolve incontinence.
  • Massage and relaxation techniques to address muscle tension in the pelvic region and resolve pelvic pain.
  • Comprehensive treatment options including EMG biofeedback, massage, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and home exercise programs.
  • Pilates-based and yoga-based rehabilitation and core strengthening for incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction.

What should I expect at my first visit?

Your therapist will perform a thorough examination and discuss with you their findings and treatment options for pelvic floor dysfunction. You will be instructed in exercises, specific to your problem, and an appropriate plan of care.