Your pelvic floor is like a muscular trampoline that supports and provides an outlet for all your organs "down there" - your uterus, vagina, bladder, urethra, etc. Often , the above problems - pain, sexual dysfunction, urgency, leaking - are caused by abnormal tightness or laxity of the muscles/soft tissue and compression of the nerves that make up your pelvic floor. Injury to your pelvic floor muscles, soft tissue, and nerves can be caused during childbirth, by a fall on your tailbone, chronic tension, repetitive infections, and other reasons. The good news is that the muscles/soft tissue and
nerves of the pelvic floor respond just
as well to the healing benefits of physical
therapy as an injured shoulder or knee.
.... does much more than alleviate symptoms with temporary solutions, such as pills and pads. It gets to the source of your problem and can prevent surgery in many cases. Physical Therapy normalizes the injured pelvic tissue through soft tissue and joint mobilization, strengthening and stabilization, therapeutic massage, biofeedback, and neuromuscular training.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Vero Beach, FL