Pelvic health problems are painful and can chip away at your self-confidence. Fortunately, Loudoun Physical Therapy in Leesburg and Lansdowne, Virginia, can help restore your pelvic function. Physical therapy retrains your pelvic muscles and improves the health of your pelvic floor. In time, you’ll regain self-confidence and find relief from even the most debilitating symptoms. If you’re struggling to cope with pelvic health issues, call Loudoun Physical Therapy or book an appointment online today. We also service the nearby cities of Ashburn, Sterling, Purcellville, Lovettsville, Reston, and Dulles.
Pelvic health issues often result from an illness or injury that affects your reproductive organs, bladder, or bowels. Sometimes pelvic health problems appear after a surgery or other medical treatment. Many men and women also find that they develop new challenges with their pelvic health as they get older.
Pelvic health issues can be frustrating or embarrassing. They may affect your ability to control your bladder and bowels, and these symptoms can be challenging to cope with. Pelvic health issues may also cause chronic pain or affect your ability to perform sexually. These issues can affect both men and women.
Symptoms often depend on which illness or injury is responsible for your pelvic issues. Some common symptoms include:
Many women experience pelvic health issues due to chronic infections, hormonal imbalances, or abnormalities in their reproductive organs. If this is the case, you might experience additional symptoms such as:
Both men and women can sometimes experience pain during urination, difficulty sitting or exercising, and general pain in the groin. If you often feel uncomfortable in your lower abdomen or pelvic area, you may have pelvic health issues.
Often, pelvic health issues affect the muscles in your pelvis. If your muscles are tense or overactive, physical therapy may help promote relaxation and regulate your pelvic function. This type of treatment can gradually retrain your muscles, providing relief from painful or restrictive movements.
Many pelvic health problems cause chronic pain or pressure in the pelvic area. The physical therapists at Loudoun can offer guidance on how to manage your pain and correct any underlying problems with your pelvic floor muscles.