The incredible physical and hormonal changes of pregnancy can significantly affect overall daily function. Minor discomfort is common, but for the 25 percent of women who experience temporary debilitation, specially trained physical therapists can provide effective relief.
Specialized women’s therapy is available for:
Pregnancy Care – to assist with severe low back or pelvic pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, tendonitis, and other musculoskeletal difficulties including circulatory problems.
Postpartum Care – to assist with stress urinary incontinence, pelvic floor trauma, episiotomy scar pain, and help in the establishment of exercise program.
C-section care – to assist with incisional pain reduction, scar mobility, gas pain reduction and postural mechanics.
Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic pain – These problems can occur throughout a woman’s lifecycle and can be treated conservatively through exercise, behavioral modification, muscular stretching and retraining, modalities, and many other therapeutic techniques.
Women’s Therapy is available at the Parkwest Therapy Center at Fort Sanders West, 200 Fort Sanders West Blvd., Bldg. 1, Suite 201. A physician referral is required and most insurance plans are accepted. Call (865) 531-5710 for more information.