Women’s Health Services

Women’s health therapy goes beyond our other physical therapy and alternative therapy services. Dr. Peterson specializes in women’s health therapies such as pre & postnatal therapy and pelvic floor dysfunction.

Pre/Postnatal Physical Therapy

Pre and postnatal physical therapy is a specialized form of therapy aimed at supporting pregnant and postpartum women through their unique journey, addressing common conditions associated with pregnancy and childbirth while promoting overall wellness. At HiFLEX, our very own Dr. Sarah Peterson work closely with pregnant individuals and new mothers to prepare for childbirth and strengthen the body and pelvic floor after giving birth.

How Pre/Postnatal PT Works:

Pre/postnatal physical therapy addresses a range of conditions including pelvic pain, back pain, diastasis recti, urinary incontinence, and pelvic floor dysfunction. By providing tailored exercises, education, and hands-on techniques, pre/postnatal PT helps to alleviate discomfort, improve strength and flexibility, and enhance overall quality of life during and after pregnancy.

Benefits of Pre/Postnatal Physical Therapy

Reduced pregnancy-related discomfort

Improved pelvic floor function

Enhanced core strength and stability

Prevention and management of pelvic floor disorders

Faster recovery after childbirth

According to research published in the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, pre and postnatal physical therapy interventions have been shown to effectively reduce pain and improve functional outcomes for pregnant and postpartum women. As cited on the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) website, pre and postnatal physical therapy can help address common musculoskeletal issues associated with pregnancy and childbirth, leading to improved overall well-being. Trust Dr. Peterson to provide personalized pre/postnatal physical therapy care, supporting you on your journey to a healthy and happy pregnancy and postpartum period.

Female Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Treatment

Pelvic floor dysfunction encompasses a range of issues that can affect individuals, leading to problems with urination, defecation, sexual function, and pelvic pain. Common conditions associated with pelvic floor dysfunction include urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain syndromes, and sexual dysfunction. Our pelvic floor physical therapist, Dr. Sarah Peterson, is uniquely trained to address these dysfunctions, utilizing specialized techniques to improve pelvic floor muscle function and overall pelvic health.

How Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Treatment Works:

At HiFLEX, our pelvic floor dysfunction therapy focuses on addressing the root causes of these issues and restoring optimal function and comfort. Through a combination of therapeutic exercises, manual therapy techniques, biofeedback, and education, Dr. Peterson works with patients to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.

Benefits of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Therapy

Improved bladder and bowel control

Alleviation of pelvic pain and discomfort

Enhanced sexual function and satisfaction

Prevention of pelvic organ prolapse

Better overall pelvic health and well-being

Research published in the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy highlights the effectiveness of pelvic floor dysfunction therapy in improving symptoms and quality of life for individuals with pelvic floor disorders. As cited on the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) website, pelvic floor physical therapy has been shown to produce significant improvements in pelvic floor muscle function and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction. Trust Dr. Peterson to provide expert pelvic floor dysfunction therapy tailored to your individual needs, helping you regain confidence and comfort in your daily life.

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