Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain Michigan Pelvic Health Institute

  • One in five men and women in the U.S. have pelvic floor dysfunction.
  • Many people with pelvic pain have seen multiple doctors and have had many tests and procedures, but they still do not know the cause of their symptoms.
  • Our specialty program has been created to provide services specifically for the pelvic area regarding urinary and bowel symptoms, pain, pregnancy & postpartum as well as cancers of the pelvic & abdominal region.

Treatment is available at our Plymouth, Brighton and Commerce locations.

Pelvic Pain

One in five in the U.S. have a pelvic floor dysfunction. We provide patient education and a home program.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women during all pregnancy and postpartum phases.

Urinary Incontinence

Physical therapy can help decrease or resolve urinary leakage, identify bladder irritants and strengthen pelvic floor, muscles through an individualized exercise program.

Symptoms

  • Lower abdominal pain
  • pressure
  • Period pain
  • Bladder urgency and frequency
  • Painful urination
  • IBS or constipation
  • Back pain
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Fatigue and depression

Treatments

  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Visceral mobilization
  • Manual therapy
  • Internal and external pelvic floor
  • Biofeedback
  • Kinesiotaping

Breast Cancer Rehab

  • Pain
  • Loss of shoulder range of motion
  • Muscle weakness
  • Postural changes
  • Deconditioning / fatigue

Cancer-Related Fatigue

  • Exhaustion not relieved by rest or sleep
  • Fatigue from weakness
How Can a Physical Therapist Help With Pelvic Pain?

Physical Therapists trained in pelvic floor dysfunction can treat vulvodynia, vulvar vestibulitis, dyspareunia, vaginismus, and abdominal/pelvic scar pain.

 

Physical Therapy may help you if you have any of the following:

  • Pain in your vagina, penis or rectum
  • Testicular Pain
  • Pain during or after intercourse
  • Pain with urination or bowel movements
  • Pain with sitting
  • Pain from a surgical incision in the pelvis or abdomen or from an episiotomy
  • Pain with pelvic exams
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Prostatectomy and prostatitis