Pelvic pain can occur for a number of reasons. This type of pain can be limiting and, for some people, even a bit embarrassing. It can hinder your daily life and prevent you from doing some of your daily tasks or activities you love. Fortunately, pelvic floor rehabilitation can help ease your symptoms of pelvic dysfunction and address your pelvic floor muscles so you don’t experience additional problems in the future. If you are experiencing pelvic pain, contact New You Health and Wellness today to find relief!
How does physical therapy help pelvic pain?
Physical therapy treatments, such as pelvic floor rehabilitation and accompanying methods, have been proven to treat a variety of conditions resulting in pelvic pain. Some of the most common pelvic conditions that physical therapy treats include:
Postpartum pelvic pain
After giving birth, it is common for new mothers to experience strained muscles and/or connective tissue damage in their pelvic floor. Pelvic floor rehabilitation helps in reducing the pain that is being felt, in addition to strengthening any damaged muscles or tissues.
Pain following abdominal surgery
If you are recovering from a recent surgical procedure, pelvic floor rehabilitation can help in breaking up scar tissue, improving strength, and regaining range of motion in your abdomen/pelvic region.
Endometriosis can affect the bones, muscles, ligaments, and nerves in the pelvic region. Pelvic floor rehabilitation and functional medicine can help reduce the pain that you may be experiencing with endometriosis and if you are trying to get pregnant, it can help this too.
A physical therapist can help address the root cause of your problem with urinary incontinence, rather than simply treating the symptoms. Pelvic floor rehabilitation and functional medicine will focus on strengthening the muscles under your bladder in order to treat and eliminate incontinence issues as well as assess your situation to see if there are any other issues contributing such as less than optimal hormone balance or nutrient deficiencies.
Pelvic floor rehabilitation can loosen and relax the muscles in your pelvic area, which can help relieve and eliminate constipation. Functional medicine intervention with the right supplementation can also address constipation. In addition an assessment of your eating plan can help you eliminate issues with constipation and bloating. Get relief without drugs!
While these are just a few of the most common conditions of pelvic dysfunction that can be treated with physical therapy and functional medicine, there are a number of additional pelvic conditions that PT and functional medicine treatments can relieve. For example, painful intercourse and infertility problems may also be improved with pelvic therapy and functional medicine.. Some less common conditions that can be treated also include pelvic organ prolapse, dyspareunia, and diastasis recti.
How will I benefit?
The muscles, tendons, and ligaments that comprise the pelvic floor all serve an extremely important purpose, as they support the core of your body. One of our highly trained Wauwatosa, WI physical therapists can help in relieving your pelvic pain, improving your flexibility, and increasing your overall functionality.
The treatments involved in your pelvic floor rehabilitation plan will be dependent upon the results of your initial assessment. Your injury or condition will be evaluated during a physical examination, and then a qualified physical therapist will form a treatment plan that will address your specific needs. This will typically include several forms of exercise and manual therapy to reduce pain, lessen symptoms, and potentially heal your condition.
Functional medicine takes into consideration your eating plan, your hormone levels, stress levels and gut health to fully assess your situation and address underlying causes.
Our Wauwatosa, WI physical therapy and functional medicine clinic is equipped with the resources necessary for treating all forms of pelvic pain. In many cases, our treatment methods can help provide relief and recovery for problems that patients have been facing for years. If your pelvic pain is limiting you, contact New You Health and Wellness today to begin your path toward long-lasting relief!
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