Physical therapists are specially trained to offer help for women with Pelvic Floor Disorders. These therapists educate patients on the condition and oversee exercise progression. Results are typically seen in the first six weeks, including a decrease in pain and incontinence.
Why do Pelvic Floor Disorders happen?
- Lifestyle of lifting
- Chronic constipation
Pelvic Floor Disorders may cause:
- Urinary / fecal incontinence
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Pelvic pain
- Sexual symptoms
Conservative Treatment is Available with Physical Therapy:
- Pelvic Floor Muscle strengthening
- Trunk Strengthening
- Electrical stimulation
A physician order is needed. Medicare/ most commercial insurance covers treatment for pelvic floor disorders. It is billed as physical therapy.