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Our Services

PELVIC FLOOR THERAPY

When you work with us you will:

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1. Get an individualized plan. Your plan of care is unique to YOU and your individual goals and needs.  You'll never get a print out of cookie cutter exercises.

2. Get to the root cause. Your therapist will provide you with a full body assessment to determine what factors are contributing to your symptoms.  

3. Receive ongoing care that changes to meet your needs.  Your goals may change over time and our practice offers the flexibility to do that without needing a whole new assessment or starting a new plan of care.

4.  Be an active participant in your care. You know your body best and get to make the decisions about it.  While we have extensive training and expertise, we believe in a collaborative coaching model which means we work together to create a plan that works best for your lifestyle.

5. Receive high quality therapy from an expert in pelvic health.  Our clinic solely focuses on pelvic health, pregnancy, and postpartum.  Sessions are a full 60 minutes with a clinician who has extensive training and experience in this area of speciality versus a clinic that sees a wide range of issues and occasionally treats pelvic health issues.

While it’s only natural to be spending a lot of time planning for your baby, are you planning for YOU?  You are in the driver’s seat and there are a lot of choices you can make along the way about what you want for your birth and postpartum experience.  All of the choices can be overwhelming- we're here to help!
 

Sessions can include but are not limited to:

✔️Developing a birth plan

✔️ Advocating for yourself

✔️ Labor positions

✔️ Connecting to your pelvic floor

✔️ Strategies for pushing

✔️ Mental & emotional preparation

✔️ Partner support 

✔️ Home setup 

✔️ Postpartum supplies

✔️ Body mechanics with baby

✔️ Bowel & bladder health

✔️ Gentle movements for early postpartum

✔️ Supporting pelvic health in early postpartum

✔️Cesarean recovery

Partners are welcome (and encouraged) to join. ​

Rooted Pelvis now offers pregnancy & postpartum wellness packages to cover these topics.  Reach out for more information!

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What happens in follow up sessions?

Follow up sessions usually consist of a check-in followed by hands-on work, education, and therapeutic exercise. 

 

Hands-on work can be beneficial to help you get a better sense of what you’re feeling in your body and also to help your muscles and joints move better.  Over time as we start to see improvements, sessions may become more movement and strength focused to help develop new movement patterns and make those positive changes stick.

Hopefully all of this makes pelvic floor therapy sound less intimidating!  Use the form below and we'll set you up with an informational call to get started.

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What is pelvic floor therapy, anyway?

In pelvic floor therapy we get to the root of what’s causing a pelvic health issue such as:

✔️ Urinary and bowel incontinence​

✔️ Stress incontinence (leaking during exercise or other physical activity)​

✔️ Increased urinary urgency and frequency​

✔️ Pain or discomfort with sex​

✔️ Genital pain

✔️ Scar tissue management (from episiotomy, tearing, or cesarean birth)​

✔️ Pelvic organ prolapse symptoms​

✔️ Pubic symphysis, pelvic, low back, tailbone, or sacroiliac (SI) joint pain​

✔️ Diastasis recti (abdominal separation)

We can also address things like: 

✔️ Body mechanics when caring for a newborn such as with feeding, baby wearing, or completing household tasks​

✔️ Returning to exercise postpartum

✔️ Exercise during pregnancy

✔️ Preparation for birth and developing a birth plan

How do we do this, you ask?  We do this by evaluating your whole body and also talking about things like bowel & bladder health as well as your habits and routines. 

There are often multiple factors impacting the pelvic floor which is why kegels alone don’t cut it!

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What happens in an  evaluation?

The initial evaluation lasts for 60 minutes and is a chance to discuss concerns and develop a plan of care. During the evaluation we’ll talk in-depth about your medical history and any symptoms you're having.  Initial evaluation also includes postural assessment, breathing assessment, functional movements, and assessing any area of pain.  Your therapist will be looking at your hips, your abdomen, rib cage, and of course: your pelvic floor muscles (although this is never required). 
At the end of the evaluation you’ll leave with a plan of care for moving forward.

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