Laurelhurst Physical Therapy is recognized as having the most prominent skilled, progressive Women's Health therapy specialists in the Portland Area and greater Northwest Region. Our team has treated thousands of women (and men) with complex pelvic related issues achieving remarkable results. Our goal is to develop a customized treatment plan that may include home exercises, vaginal or rectal myofascial release, manual or surface EMG biofeedback, and muscle re-education.
Pelvic Floor Muscular Weakness / Bladder + Bowel Problems
Do you leak urine if you cough, sneeze, laugh, jump, stand up quickly, or jog/run? (Stress Incontinence) Can you make it to the bathroom walking calmly, when you have a strong urge to void? (Urge Incontinence) After you have a bowel movement do you leak stool? (Fecal Incontinence or Sphincter Dysfunction) Is it a challenge to empty your bowels? (Constipation or Rectocele)
- Urge Incontinence
- Stress Incontinence
- Mixed, both urge and stress Incontinence
- Bowel incontinence or soiling
Pre / Post Natal Care
Our team can help with Abdominal, Lower Back, Pelvic , Leg, Hip, or Foot Pain, and Incontinence during pregnancy. We can instruct in exercises to prevent Recti Abdominis Diastasi, or treat Post Postpartum. Painful or sensitive Scar from C section can be successfully treated with myofascial release, suction, belly taping.
Prolapse of Organs
Do you feel like your insides are falling over? Do you feel pressure in the pelvic area? When you stand up, do you leak urine? There are several types of prolapse:
- Bladder or Cystocele
- Rectum or Rectocele
- Vaginal Vault Prolapse
- Intestines or Enterocele
We have prolapse treatment programs designed to help you feel normal.
Pelvic Related Problems
- Low Back, Hip, or SacroIliac Joint Pain
- Symphysis Pubis Strain or Instability
- Coccydynia Pain
Lower extremity issues can contribute to pelvic floor pain, and post mastectomy rehabilitation.