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Women’s Pelvic Floor Therapy Videos

Physical therapists in the women's health program Pelvic Floor and Bladder Basics

Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Therapy

Up to one third of all women experience a problem with their pelvic floor muscles at some point in their life.  At Milford Regional’s Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine (Northbridge and Milford locations), we offer a non-surgical approach to rehabilitation of dysfunctions in the pelvis/groin that contribute to bowel, bladder, sexual health, and pain complaints. 

Common conditions we treat include:

  • Pelvic floor weakness
  • Pregnancy - sacroiliac joint pain, sciatica, pubic symphysis separation, incontinence, low back pain, pelvic pain
  • woman with pelvic floor painPost-partum incontinence
  • Diastasis recti abdominus
  • Endometriosis
  • Pudendal neuralgia
  • Prolapse
  • Pelvic pain, vulvodynia
  • Urge/stress/mixed Incontinence
  • Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome
  • Post-surgical pain - bladder slings/lifts, hysterectomy, laproscopy, colporrhaphy, endometrial ablation
  • Sexual dysfunction/dyspareunia/vaginismus
  • Sexual trauma
  • Chronic pain

Our approach to treatment includes:

  • Behavioral strategies (voiding re-training, bladder diaries, splinting strategies)
  • Biofeedback training, surface EMG training
  • Manual therapies like visceral and internal/external soft tissue mobilizations
  • Therapeutic exercises for pelvic  floor
  • Posture re-training
  • Functional re-training
  • Self-management techniques
  • Lifestyle education
  • Thorough home exercise program

If you have been diagnosed with any of the conditions listed, one of our specially trained physical therapists may be able to help.  Call our Northbridge location at 508-234-8792 or our Milford location at 508-422-2388 to make an appointment.

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