Pelvic floor physical therapy in NJ and why it matters

As a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health and wellness, I am often asked by patients, why hasn't anyone told them about pelvic floor physical therapy?  And isn't it more than just Kegels?This is especially true for post-partum women who are experiencing pelvic pain, painful sex, bladder leakage, hip and back pain, generalized weakness and other, non-discussed issues that women suffer from after a difficult pregnancy or traumatic childbirth. Sometimes, the birthing experience is not traumatic but now there is a different sensation and...

Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in NJ

In my physical therapy practice, many women call seeking non-surgical solutions to pelvic organ prolapse, stress and urge incontinence which is leakage from the bladder and/or bowel dysfunctions and vaginal pain/sexual dysfunction.  In the past 10 years, a new subspecialty of physicians have embraced these specific pelvic floor problems and offer both non-surgical and surgical management.  These physicians are trained as ob-gyns and then study the urologic system specific to women.  Hence, the name, urogynecologist. In my professional development as a pelvic floor physical therapy...