Women's Health

Physical therapy can have a profound effect on the quality of life women enjoy both before and after pregnancy, and over the course of a lifetime. At SPEAR Physical Therapy, you will get the care you need to get back to the life you want to live.

Who Can Benefit from Women’s Health Services?

At SPEAR, PTs specializing in Women’s Health devise well-rounded treatment plans to treat a range of conditions, including:

  • Prenatal Discomfort
  • Post-Partum Discomfort & Reconditioning
  • Post-Cesarean section Rehabilitation
  • Diastasis Recti
  • Painful Intercourse
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vaginal Pain
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Low Back/Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Coccyx/Tailbone Pain
  • Perimenopausal and Menopausal concern
  • Osteoporosis

How Does Women’s Health Treatment Work at SPEAR?

A highly qualified SPEAR Physical Therapist will perform a thorough evaluation including a medical history, discussion of your current condition, and assessment of your range of motion, posture and strength. Your therapist will then design a comprehensive, individualized treatment program based on the findings of the evaluation and your personal goals.

All treatment will be administered in a safe, supportive environment.

At SPEAR we use an integrative care approach to women’s health. Program components may include:

  • Pain management
  • Pelvic floor muscle re-education
  • Postural stabilization
  • Manual therapy techniques
  • Personalized therapeutic exercise
  • Strength training
  • Patient education
  • Behavioral modification
  • Bladder retraining
  • Biofeedback
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Lymphedema massage
  • Yoga & Pilates
  • Nutrition & diet modification
  • Meditation

Pelvicore & Pelvic Floor Training and Women’s Health

Women (and men) with a range of pelvic floor related conditions, or virtually anyone wanting to make a smooth transition from physical therapy to exercise classes, can benefit from Pelvicore classes at SPEAR. Using a specially designed Pelvicore ball, classes focus on enhancing strength, coordination and balance.

 

What do Women’s Health Services Cost at SPEAR?

All SPEAR Physical Therapy Women’s Health (and Men’s Health) services are billed through insurance.

Therapists offering Women's Health
Alexandra "Lexi" Burtman, PT, DPT
Lauren Carleton, PT, DPT
Kathryn Maykish, PT, DPT
Jessica Weinberg, PT, DPT, CSCS
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