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The pelvic floor rehabilitation program provides comprehensive management for patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and pain, and to women with pregnancy and postpartum disorders. 

The goal of pelvic floor rehabilitation is to strengthen weak pelvic floor muscles and retrain pelvic floor muscle coordination. To meet this goal, the program offers the following services and treatments:

  • Pelvic floor muscle relaxation and stretching techniques
  • Soft tissue mobilization techniques
  • Education focusing on:
    • Use of dilators
    • Bladder and bowel retraining
    • Sexual positioning

Conditions treated by pelvic floor rehabilitation include:

  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pelvic pain
    • Vaginismus
    • Vulvodynia/Vulvar vestibulitis
    • Dyspareunia
  • Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome
  • Coccydynia
  • Post radiation pelvic pain
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary urgency/frequency
  • Prolapse
  • Pubic symphysis dysfunction
  • Chronic constipation due to pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pregnancy and postpartum conditions including:
    • Low back/SI/groin/pubic pain
    • Diastasis recti
    • Abdominal/perineal scars

Pelvic disorders impact women of all ages and may be caused by various factors. We’ve developed the Women’s Pelvic Health Program at the Katz Institute for Women's Health, dedicated to providing the very best treatment and improving your quality of life. 

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