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I am not sure if Pelvic PT helps with my Testicular pain?

Testicular pain is most commonly felt in one or both testes. Usually, the pain can be referred from the abdomen to the groin and involve the penis itself, but it can also spread posterior towards the rectum. Pain can be constant, sharp and shooting in nature. Certain activities such as sitting for long periods, rigorous [...]

Have you heard of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)?

PMDD is a severe form of PMS. Symptoms can include mood swings, irritability, out of control depression and anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, heart palpitations, abdominal bloating, GI upset, painful periods, and decreased libido. Along with professional medical intervention, pelvic PT can assist in decreasing the severity of symptoms.

I have been suffering from IBS. Can I get help from pelvic PT?

IBS is characterized by abdominal pain paired with constipation and/or diarrhea. As per research studies, women with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), frequently report chronic pelvic pain. However, it is still not clear if IBS and pelvic pain are truly separate entities. Pelvic physical therapy for IBS can include manual techniques such as; visceral manipulation and [...]

Does COVID-19 have an impact on pelvic floor?

The answer is yes. Much of the research on Covid has been focused on respiratory dysfunction. The respiratory and pelvic diaphragms work closely with one another to maintain and respond to any change in intra-abdominal pressure. The impact of Covid on respiratory diaphragm function and stress can lead to both overactive and underactive pelvic floor. [...]

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