Women's Health College Station, TX

Women’s Health

Millions of women suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction which can lead to pelvic pain, incontinence and lifestyle disruption. Women who experience chronic pelvic pain often battle secondary issues that directly impact their quality of life and self-image. These may include: bladder/bowel dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, depression and/or anxiety.

At Peak Performance In Motion we understand and appreciate the physiological differences and the impact of hormones on the female body that can potentially lead to a disruption in a woman’s overall health and wellness. Our physical therapists have specialized training in the evaluation and treatment of pelvic pain and dysfunction to include:

  • Vulvodynia
  • Vaginismus
  • Dyspareunia (painful intercourse)
  • Levator ani syndrome
  • Coccydynia
  • Endometriosis

Common causes of pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction may include:

  • Trauma
  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth
  • Menopause
  • Prolapse
  • Abdominal and/or pelvic surgery
  • Weakness and/or abnormal tightness of the pelvic floor muscles
  • Misalignment of pelvis, spine or hip joint
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease

At Peak Performance In Motion we are sensitive to the intimate nature of these issues and provide personalized, one on one care in a quiet and supportive environment. Our goal is to assist each patient in establishing control and coordination within the muscles of the pelvic floor while working to restore normal tissue tone to allow for improved muscle length and function. We employ a variety of treatment approaches which may include:

  • Internal and external manual therapy techniques such as myofascial and trigger point release, connective tissue manipulation and joint mobilization
  • Biofeedback and neuromuscular reeducation to allow for improved awareness and control of the pelvic floor muscles. This may include down training for relaxation of overly active muscles or strengthening of weak muscles.
  • Exercise instruction including treatment of any related lumbosacral, hip or SI joint conditions
  • Comprehensive home exercise program and ongoing patient education relative to the diagnosis

For more information, Contact us at College Station, TX center.

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