Pelvic Health

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Pelvic Health

At FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers, we take a collaborative and holistic approach to successfully treat patients with pelvic floor conditions. Our therapists have had extensive coursework in the area of pelvic floor health allowing them to effectively address our patients’ issues as they move through different stages of life.

Therapeutic Treatment for the following:

Incontinence – Extension of pelvic health

Urinary (or bladder) incontinence happens when you are not able to keep urine from leaking out of your urethra, the tube that carries urine out of your body from your bladder. You may leak urine from time to time. Or, you may not be able to hold any urine.

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

The pelvic floor stretches from the pubic bone to the spinal cord and is comparable to a hammock that supports the organs of the pelvis such as the bladder. Dysfunction occurs when the pelvic floor is damaged or weakened. Damage to the pelvic floor can result from childbirth, genetics, injury, medications or surgery.

Fecal Incontinence/Constipation

Numerous people suffer from pelvic floor dysfunctions such as fecal incontinence. Fecal incontinence results in the involuntary loss of stool or gas caused by decreased tonicity and contractile weakness of the anal sphincter. Fortunately, there is treatment available for anyone suffering from fecal incontinence. Physical Therapists can successfully treated this dysfunction with biofeedback and exercise.

Treatment varies dependent upon needs of patient but may include: