Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

 

Your trained Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) will provide one-on-one treatment in a safe, comfortable environment to discuss your options for physical therapy. In this hour-long session, we will discuss your medical history and background and provide an in-depth examination to determine the cause of your dysfunction and how to best address issues affecting your quality of life.

Treatment

Treatment options include biofeedback training of pelvic floor muscles, proper positioning, internal soft tissue massage, trigger point therapy, diaphragmatic breathing, stretching exercises, strength training, and other conservative interventions to restore optimal pelvic floor function.

Benefits of Pelvic Floor PT include:

  • Strengthening of pelvic floor muscles
  • Decreased reliance on pads for urinary leakage
  • Ability to tolerate a gynecological exam or sexual intimacy
  • Better understanding of how to control urinary frequency
  • Better mobility/lengthening of pelvic connective tissues to reduce pain
  • Positioning to reduce constipation or straining
  • Improved quality of life

Conditions treated include:

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Dyspareunia
  • Fecal/Urinary Incontinence
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Pre/Post-Partum Complications
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Diastasis recti
  • Constipation
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Pelvic prolapse

Our Specialists

Dr. Molly Poenitzsch is a pelvic floor physical therapist trained through the American Physical Therapy Association. She treats pregnant and postpartum women with general aches and pain, bowel and/or bladder impairments, diastasis recti, and pelvic pain. She continues to take courses to further her skills.
Dr. Marissa Gray is a pelvic floor physical therapist trained through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She treats a variety of conditions affecting male and female patients, including bowel/bladder incontinence, pelvic pain, pelvic prolapse, sexual dysfunction, and constipation. Marissa is on track to obtain her Certification of Achievement in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy (CAPP) to further specialize in this area of treatment.