4 Benefits Of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

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Pelvic floor physical therapy can be used to provide a variety of benefits in many different situations. At Advanced Pelvic Surgery in West Chester, we offer pelvic floor physical therapy as one of our many services. Our physical therapist, Lisa Johnstone has 26 years of experience as a physical therapist and has been specializing in pelvic floor since 2000. Learn more about the benefits of pelvic floor physical therapy and contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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Strengthen The Pelvic Floor Before and After Delivery Surgery

One benefit of this type of physical therapy is that it can help strengthen your pelvic floor muscles before and after delivery surgery. This can help your body cope with the growing weight of the baby and allow the muscles to mend more easily after the baby is born. By strengthening your pelvic floor muscles, you can also reduce or avoid stress incontinence after the pregnancy.

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Reduce Need For Medication and Surgery

Most people want to avoid surgery or the need for medications if possible. With pelvic floor physical therapy, we could help you avoid the need for medication and/or surgery. After determining your pelvic issues, we can design a physical therapy plan for you to help relieve pain and treat the problem. This could help reduce your need for other forms of treatment, making the procedure easier for you in all aspects.

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Address Hard to Treat Pelvic Issues

Some pelvic issues can be difficult to treat. We can incorporate pelvic floor physical therapy into your treatment plan to help target those difficult to treat pelvic issues. While physical therapy may not completely solve the problem, it can give us a starting place and help make further treatment simpler.

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Improve Voiding Dysfunction

Voiding dysfunction is a broad term that is used to describe conditions where there is poor coordination between the muscles of the bladder and the urethra, resulting in incomplete relaxation or overactivity of the pelvic floor muscles during voiding, or urination. With pelvic floor physical therapy, we can help improve the coordination and improve your symptoms.

Pelvic floor physical therapy can be extremely beneficial for a variety of problems and situations. There are only four of the many benefits that you could experience with this type of physical therapy. Be sure to contact Advanced Pelvic Surgery in West Chester to learn more and schedule an appointment.

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