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Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

University Hospitals Rehabilitation Services offers specialized care for patients with incontinence, pelvic pain and other issues that involve the pelvic floor. We are proud to serve all ages and genders. Our specialized program allows physical therapists to work alongside patients to:

  • Evaluate pelvic floor muscles
  • Formulate a personalized plan of care
  • Use the latest rehabilitation therapies to help patients achieve their goals.

What is the Pelvic Floor?

The pelvic floor is a bowl of muscle in the pelvis. This muscle group is important for our everyday activities. From a variety of causes, this muscle group can stop working well and present in multiple ways. Any person of any gender or any age, can have issues with the pelvic floor.

Pelvic floor physical therapy may be helpful if you have:

  • Pain with sitting
  • Incontinence (urinary or fecal)
  • Pain with sex
  • Pelvic pain
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Genital pain
  • Constipation

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Strategies

Many proven strategies are used to help patients strengthen the pelvic floor, including:

  • Behavioral strategies
  • Biofeedback
  • Manual therapy
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • Patient education
  • Relaxation strategies
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises

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