Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy For Men
For many pelvic health conditions, physical therapy is often a man's first line of treatment. At Chesapeake Urology, physical therapy is an integral part of pelvic health care and plays an important role in an overall treatment plan. For most pelvic health physical therapy services, Chesapeake Urology partners with the pelvic floor rehabilitation specialists at In Balance Physical Therapy focusing on effective, non-surgical and non-medication therapies for the treatment of many pelvic and urologic disorders.
There are a number of diagnoses that can be effectively treated with physical therapy and pelvic floor rehabilitation including:
Our team of physical therapists specialize in pelvic floor disorders and are trained to identify and treat the underlying causes of your symptoms and pain. While medications can temporarily mask and/or alleviate symptoms, physical therapy gets to the root cause of your problem. Physical therapists perform comprehensive physical evaluations and diagnostics to determine the underlying cause of your symptoms so you can receive the proper treatment that will restore function and quality of life for the long term.
As a first line therapy for pelvic floor disorders, physical therapists utilize advanced techniques for effective pelvic floor rehabilitation, including:
- Extensive evaluation of pelvic floor conditions
- Patient education on proper diet, breathing, daily fluid intake and toileting postures
- Instruction on performing pelvic floor muscle exercises properly for optimal results
- Manual therapy to include: strain/counterstrain, positional release, scar mobilization, MFR, trigger point releases, fascial releases, neural tension stretching
- Electrical stimulation- internal and external
- Therapy modalities include heat, ICE, US
- Extensive home education program including patient education and resources for further information
Talk to your urologist about a referral to physical therapy for pelvic floor rehabilitation today.
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