Specialized Physical Therapy for 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.
Talk to your provider about a referral to Southcoast Rehab Services.
- What to Expect From Pelvic Rehab
- Meet our Physical Therapists
- Patient Testimonials
- Provider Testimonials
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Pelvic Health Rehabilitation 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
- Lichens Sclerosis
- Pain in penis or scrotum
- Anal Pain
- Coccyx Pain
Bowel and Bladder Disorders
Bowel and bladder disorders may include:
- Loss of control of urine or stool
- 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
Don’t let any of these issues affect your daily life. Talk to your provider about a referral to Southcoast Rehab Services.
All LGBTQ patients welcome.
Southcoast Health provides individualized physical therapy for women and men in Dartmouth, MA.