Globally, many women are affected by pelvic floor related problems that affect their health. Physical therapists have found effective and non-invasive options that have been adopted by healthcare practitioners over the years.
There is a variety of conditions such as constipation, urinary or fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, postpartum and prenatal health conditions and disorders that affect women. For example, sacroiliac and lower back pain have been affecting women in the United States at an alarming rate. Today, one out of every five women suffers from a pelvic floor related problem.
At Oklahoma Physical Therapy, our physical therapists are committed to helping women stay healthy. With a second-to-none reputation and certified credentials, they have what it takes to diagnose and treat any pelvic floor-related disorder.
Common causes of women health problems
Health problems may be due to different factors. Some of the common factors include:
- Chronic coughing
- Chronic constipation
Benefits of physical therapy
A skilled physical therapist can:
- Avert the necessity for medication or surgery
- Help you develop steadiness of pelvis
- Help with eradicating pain and incontinence
- Help lessen pregnancy-related pelvic and back pain
Pelvic floor physical therapy
At Oklahoma Physical Therapy, we have highly trained therapists who have handled numerous cases of pelvic floor dysfunction, a common area of concern for many women. They have an unmatched understanding of the structure of the pelvic floor with regard to how the dysfunction of the surrounding pelvic floor muscles (PFMs) affect women’s health and contribute to gastrointestinal, urinary, and gynecologic problems. They can evaluate the problem as well as provide effective therapy treatments designed to improve the quality of life (QOL) and overall health outcomes for women.
At Oklahoma Physical Therapy, our women’s health physical therapist welcomes women for consultations and examinations. This is especially necessary for pregnant women who may find themselves in need of help to prevent any form of pain, including pelvic pain. Our therapists will create personalized treatments for you following a review of your medical history.
Book an appointment with our experts who are highly skilled in women’s health. At Oklahoma Physical Therapy, we will work with you to ensure you can exercise and have the necessary knowledge to prevent re-occurrence following a successful treatment program.