Pelvic Health Therapy at LMH Health Therapy Services
Pelvic health isn’t something that’s talked about around the dinner table. Pelvic floor disorders like incontinence and pelvic floor pain are widespread and affect men and women of all ages.
What is the Pelvic Floor?
The pelvic floor comprises several layers of muscles that work with your abdominal muscles and diaphragm. The pelvic floor can:
- Provide stability of your pelvis during whole body movements
- Support your pelvic organs
- Close your urethra, vaginal and anal openings
- Help with sexual function
- Assist with blood and lymphatic flow
- Affect posture and breathing
Pelvic floor dysfunction can lead to a variety of symptoms. When there is impaired relaxation and/or coordination of pelvic floor and abdominal muscles, this can cause issues with incontinence of the bladder or the bowel, pain or constipation. Pelvic pain also may occur during pregnancy. Physical therapists can partner with you and provide individual treatment programs for pelvic floor dysfunction.
- Male and female pelvic pain
- Pelvic floor tension myalgia
- Urinary incontinence
- Urinary incontinence following removal of prostate
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Painful intercourse
- Tailbone pain
- Pubic bone pain
- Pregnancy and post-partum related pain or weakness in your core, pelvis or lower back
- Diastasis recti-separation of abdominal muscles
Talk to your provider for a referral for pelvic health therapy services at LMH Therapy Services.