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Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

If you have pelvic pain or urinary incontinence, our highly skilled therapists in the Physical and Occupational Therapy clinics can help you build back your strength and confidence. Pelvic floor rehabilitation is physical therapy for pelvic muscle weakness or for pelvic pain caused by musculoskeletal problems.

Pelvic muscle weakness can contribute to stress, urge, mixed urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence as well as pelvic organ prolapse.

Pelvic pain conditions treated in our clinic may make it painful to sit, have sexual intercourse or empty the bowel or bladder. Our pelvic floor therapy team has specialized training in the realm of pelvic floor rehabilitation for men and women of all ages.Conditions include:

  • Pelvic floor weakness
  • Stress, urge and mixed urinary and fecal incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Coccydynia
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Vulvodynia
  • Dyspareunia (painful insertion)
  • Painful scars
  • Nerve irritation

Among the variety of treatments may be used to relieve pelvic pain includes a surface EMG, which measures muscle activity to help with strengthening or relaxation of the muscles of the pelvis.

Evaluation and treatment are performed in a private setting by a physical therapist with advanced training in pelvic floor rehabilitation. To learn more about pelvic floor rehabilitation, please call 501-661-7955. 

Location

Pelvic floor rehabilitation services are provided in the University Rehab Clinic located in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute, Level B.