The women’s health physical therapy services at ProEx are for women in all phases of life. From pre and postnatal issues through post- menopausal symptoms, we have a dedicated group of services to meet the needs of women of all ages. ProEx Physical Therapy has certified physical therapists trained in managing these conditions including pregnancy related pains, such as: sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, pubic symphysis pain, pelvic ligament strain, and ankle swelling. Other conditions might include: diastasis recti, urinary incontinence, osteoporosis, osteopenia, fibromyalgia, headache, post mastectomy and cardiovascular disease.
During pregnancy back pain is very common. Obstetric physical therapy is a very effective treatment for most women. A thorough musculoskeletal evaluation will enable the physical therapist to create an individualized treatment program of techniques including manual therapy, specific therapeutic exercise, and patient education to minimize and often eliminate lower back symptoms. back to top
Each pregnancy is different and discomfort associated with the pregnancy can occur. Symptoms may include pelvic pain, hip pain, sciatica, joint swelling, carpal tunnel syndrome, middle or upper back pain. The physiological changes that occur in pregnancy may also cause an exacerbation of pre-existing orthopedic conditions. back to top
Women recover from cesarean sections (c-section) differently depending on many factors. A physical therapist that specializes in obstetrics and pre/post natal exercise is a certified physical therapy professional to consult with for guidelines and recommendations on the safest way to return to normal activities. They can create a specialized program to help you recover as quickly as possible. back to top
A physical therapist that specializes in women’s health can address urinary incontinence to find relief. Often, just a better understanding of the condition and instruction in proper exercise can assist with this issue. back to top
A qualified physical therapist that specializes in women’s health is aware of the conditions associated with menopause such as osteoporosis and osteopenia, cardiovascular disease, decreased fitness level, diabetes or post mastectomy. A physical therapist can evaluate your condition and design a program that is specific to your needs. back to top
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DISCLAIMER The content on this website is intended to provide information to the general public in regards to recognition and care for orthopedic, spine, sports medicine and work related injuries. It is meant to supplement and not replace the advice of medical professionals. In the event of an illness or injury you should always consult your physician and discuss options and treatment pertinent to your individual case.