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Specialized Physical Therapy Women & Men

When it comes to making health choices, the medical professionals at Southcoast Health encourage you to be proactive. Through our rehabilitation services, we recognize the unique health needs of both women and men, and are committed to providing highly skilled, personalized services at any stage of life.

Each physical therapist has achieved advanced certification as a specialist in pelvic health. Our physical therapists are able to offer expert care and collaboration with other members of your health care team.

Don’t let any of these issues affect your daily life. Talk to your provider about a referral to Southcoast Rehab Services.

Pelvic Rehab Services at Southcoast Health

Pelvic health problems that may benefit from physical therapy can include the following conditions.

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Weak or injured pelvic floor muscles may contribute to incontinence or pelvic pain. Causes may include childbirth, illness, aging, cancer or trauma. Treatment may include core strengthening, biofeedback and soft tissue work such as myofascial release.

Pelvic floor physical therapy is a conservative treatment option to address pelvic pain and bowel or bladder control problems.

Pelvic Pain Disorders

Pelvic Pain Disorders may include:

  • Painful intercourse
  • Pudendal neuralgia
  • Levator ani syndrome
  • Myofacial Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Pain Syndrome
  • Vulvodynia
  • Lichens Sclerosis
  • Vaginismus
  • Pain in penis or scrotum
  • Anal Pain
  • Coccyx Pain
  • Prostatitis

Bowel and Bladder Disorders

Bowel and bladder disorders may include:

  • Loss of control of urine or stool
  • Constipation
  • Bladder urgency or frequency
  • Pelvic organ prolapse

Musculoskeletal Pain During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Musculoskeletal Pain During Pregnancy and Postpartum may include:

  • Pubic joint pain
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Abdominal separation
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Painful episiotomy scar
  • Perineal tearing

All LGBTQ patients welcome.

Southcoast Health provides individualized physical therapy for women and men in Dartmouth and Wareham, MA.