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The treatment at Empower Physical Therapy begins with an initial review of your condition and symptoms. An exam will determine how well your pelvic floor muscles are functioning. Certain things we look for are strength, power, tension, and areas of tenderness. After the examination, we will discuss our findings and develop a treatment plan best suited for your needs. Standard treatments may involve any of the following options below:

ELECTRONIC THERAPY

  • Biofeedback for muscle awareness, strengthening, relaxation, and coordination training

  • Ultrasound for pain relief

  • Electrical stimulation for strengthening and pain relief

EXERCISES

  • Abdominal and pelvic floor core strengthening

  • Relaxation and diaphragmatic breathing techniques

  • Stretches

MANUAL THERAPY

  • Internal Massage

  • Internal stretching

  • Mobilization of painful or stiff joints (hips, low back, sacroiliac, tailbone) 

PATIENT EDUCATION

  • Bladder retraining

  • Dietary changes

  • Constipation care

  • Skin care

  • Urge suppression techniques

  • Self-treatment techniques