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Women’s Health Therapy

The CORE Center offers women's health therapy services to help women achieve optimal health at every stage of life. Whether it is for preventative or healing services, CORE Center therapists are the experts women can trust. Our women's health therapy services specializes in the following conditions and treatment options:

  • Scar Management from Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Diastasis Recti
  • Lymphedema
  • Osteoporosis
  • Prenatal and Postnatal Care
  • Sacral Dysfunction
  • Urinary Frequency and Incontinence
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation is a physical therapy treatment for muscle dysfunction of the pelvis.

  • 1 in 4 women older than 18 experience episodes of involuntary leaking urine.
  • 1 in 5 adults are affected by overactive bladder symptoms of urgency or frequent urination.
  • 1 in 7 American women age 18 to 50 experience pelvic pain and 61 percent have no diagnosis or treatment options.

Your physical therapist will plan care and goals according to your functional limitations and deficits. Treatment may include exercises, biofeedback, electrical stimulation, soft tissue mobilization, trigger point techniques, skin care education and bladder retraining.

The physical therapy evaluation may include:

  • A detailed subjective history.
  • Musculoskeletal system review.
  • Internal and external examination of the pelvic floor muscles.
  • Ultrasound imaging.
  • A home exercise program

Problems with pelvic floor muscles are frequently associated with common female issues. Some of those may be related to:

  • Incontinence
  • Prolapse
  • Pain with intercourse
  • Urinary urge or frequency
  • History of constipation
  • Lower back pain
  • Long labor or pushing
  • Traumatic childbirth/delivery
  • Abdominal surgery