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Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain Diagnoses
Treated At Aquacare

  • Hypertonicity of the Levator Ani With Rectal or Vaginal Pain
  • Vulvar Pain Syndromes (Vulvadynia, Vulvar Vestibulitis)
  • Pelvic Pain following Abdominal Surgery
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Constipation
  • Organ Prolapse
  • Prenatal and Postpartum Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes
  • Coccygodynia
  • Painful Episiotomy Scars
  • Endometriosis/Interstitial Cystitis
  • Dysmenorrhea/Dysparaunia
  • Urinary / Fecal Incontinence
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

Treatment

  • Posture re-education – strengthening/flexibility exercises
  • Joint mobilizations/muscle energy technique to correct joint alignment
  • Myofascial release/soft tissue massage/contract – relax technique to tight muscle/connective tissues/scars
  • Direct/Indirect technique for ligament tension
  • Re-education/strengthening of pelvic floor muscles with kegels and biofeedback unit
  • Education on healthy bladder practices
  • Neural glides/manual techniques to decrease impingement Benefits
  • Re-educate muscles to normal length/tone to decrease pain
  • Re-educate connective tissue/ligaments to normal length to decrease pain
  • Normalize abdominal pressures, tissue positioning, and joint positioning to decrease pain
  • Improve muscle strength for improved support of pelvic/abdominal organs
  • Education to patient-understanding of condition, learning coping strategies
  • Decrease pain and increase quality of life/activity tolerance

Benefits

  • Re-educate muscles to normal length/tone to decrease pain
  • Re-educate connective tissue/ligaments to normal length to decrease pain
  • Normalize abdominal pressures, tissue positioning, and joint positioning to decrease pain
  • Improve muscle strength for improved support of pelvic/abdominal organs
  • Education to patient-understanding of condition, learning coping strategies
  • Decrease pain and increase quality of life/activity tolerance