Pelvic Health

Physical therapy is an effective conservative option for treating pelvic floor conditions including the following:
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Constipation/Obstructed Defecationwaterdrop
  • Pelvic Pain Syndromes:
    • Painful Bladder Syndrome (Interstitial Cystitis)
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome
    • Vulvodynia
    • Vestibulodynia
    • Dyspareunia
    • Coccydynia
    • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Post-surgical treatment of the following:
    • Sling Procedures
    • Hysterectomy
    • Prolapse Repairs
    • Prostatectomy
Treatment is performed by a physical therapist with specialized training in pelvic floor conditions. Pelvic physical therapy is much more than just Kegels and may include the following techniques and modalities:
  • Pelvic floor muscle training (strengthening, down training, coordination, timing)
  • Bladder retrainingflower
  • Dietary and fluid intake education
  • Manual therapy to address soft tissue dysfunction, scar tissue, and joint alignment
  • Biofeedback (simple and EMG)
  • Patient education on condition/pathology
  • Posture and body mechanics
  • Relaxation/mindfulness/breathing techniques

    To learn more about this service you may call our pelvic floor specialist, Anna Perry, PT, DPT, at
    (503) 371-0779 or email her at