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Physical Therapy - Women’s Health

Women have unique health needs that occur over their lifetimes. This includes the young female athlete, the childbearing woman, or the menopausal and/or elderly woman. At Mid Coast Hospital we offer treatment and health solutions to promote your independence.

Conditions We Treat:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Prenatal and postpartum pain
  • Rehab following breast surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Urinary and fecal incontinence
  • Weakness following OB/GYN surgical procedures

Evaluation and Treatment Plan

Your physical therapist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation and work with you to establish an individualized plan of care based on your needs and goals.

Care and Management

Education – Anatomy/function of affected muscles, common problems
associated with recovery, goals of exercise and home programs, activities to avoid, dietary modifications, bladder training, and positioning/postures.

Therapeutic Exercise – Individually designed program appropriate for your medical condition and activity allowed.

Home Program – Instruction in self-management, individualized exercises, relaxation/breathing techniques and guidance in the use of home modalities.

Modalities – May include massage, electrical stimulation, biofeedback, or vaginal weights.

 

Urinary Incontinence

More than 13 million Americans suffer from urinary incontinence. Eighty-five percent of this group are women.

A typical urinary incontinence sufferer can spend from $1000 to $3000 annually on personal hygiene supplies such as absorbent pads.

 


For more information about us please call 373-6175.