Pelvic Floor Therapy for Menopause in Brooklyn
Menopause manifests differently for each individual, with symptoms extending beyond hot flashes, weight gain, night sweats, and sleep disturbances.
Possible symptoms during menopause include vaginal or vulvar dryness, burning, itching, sexual difficulty, pain during sex, increased urinary tract infections, pelvic floor muscle weakness, pelvic floor muscle overactivity, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, mood swings, tendon health, osteoporosis, cardiac health, and musculoskeletal pain.
Symptoms can range from mild to severe and may persist for months or longer, significantly impacting one’s quality of life.
The severity of physical symptoms can be influenced by current health conditions, lifestyle factors, and other variables.
Physical therapy in Brooklyn offers a promising solution, as it can greatly reduce or eliminate menopausal symptoms.
Get help now from a pelvic floor therapist for menopause.
Physical Therapy Treatments for Alleviating Symptoms of Menopause & Postmenopause
- Pelvic floor muscle training to strengthen and restore muscle function
- Core exercises to improve overall stability and support
- Strength-training exercises promote muscle tone and strength.
- Breathing exercises to enhance relaxation and pelvic floor control.
- Patient education on reducing pelvic floor strain through proper techniques
- Massage to release tension and promote muscle relaxation.
- Adjustment of toileting mechanics to alleviate pelvic floor pressure.
- Utilization of pelvic floor tools, such as vaginal weights, wands, and dilators, for targeted therapy
These interventions can be combined in a personalized approach to address specific menopausal symptoms and improve overall pelvic floor health.
Benefits of Physical Therapy for Menopause in Brooklyn
- Enhancement of pelvic floor function.
- Alleviation of vaginal pain, dryness, and itching with collaborative support from gynecologists (physical therapy treatments alone cannot change vaginal tissue affected by hormonal changes leading to atrophy and dryness)
- Reduction of bladder urgency and frequency.
- Improvement in sexual function.
- Provision of techniques to minimize the likelihood of symptom recurrence
- Maintenance of pelvic floor health.
It’s important to note that our physical therapy treatments and techniques cater to both menopausal and postmenopausal individuals.
What You Can Count On
At the Onset of Physical Therapy
Following our conversation, we will perform a physical examination, which may include a hands-on assessment tailored to your specific symptoms. As part of the initial evaluation, we may conduct an external and internal pelvic floor examination to identify the root causes of your pain and dysfunction. Our goal is to alleviate your discomfort and improve your overall well-being.
During the evaluation, your Beyond Basics PT in Brooklyn will provide you with exercises to begin at home. These exercises are designed to address your specific needs and support your recovery process.
We prioritize your comfort as a patient, and it is important to know that you have the right to refuse any treatment at any time without the need for an explanation. We are here to support and guide you throughout your therapy journey.
At Your Recurring Therapy Appointments
It is worth noting that many individuals experience an improvement in symptoms within 8 weeks or even earlier. We are dedicated to working with you to achieve your goals and help you find relief as efficiently as possible. Our team in Brooklyn is committed to supporting your journey to better health and well-being.
Beyond Basics: We Can Help
At Beyond Basics in Brooklyn, we are dedicated to providing sensitive and personalized treatment for pelvic floor issues, recognizing the diverse needs of each individual regardless of sex, race, identity, age, or orientation. Our approach encompasses the whole person through a comprehensive, caring biopsychosocial perspective.
Since 2003, Beyond Basics has been a beacon of hope and healing for our patients. Founder Amy Stein and co-founder Corey Hazama are esteemed experts and leaders in pelvic floor PT, guiding our practice with their wealth of knowledge.
Our skilled physical therapists at Beyond Basics have undergone extensive training to become world leaders in pelvic floor rehabilitation. They have been carefully selected for their expertise, kindness, and empathy, ensuring excellence in our practice.
Our therapists have completed hundreds of additional hours of training through esteemed institutes such as Herman and Wallace and the American Physical Therapy Association. This ongoing education allows them to continually refine their practice and deliver exceptional, compassionate care efficiently.
Beyond being renowned experts in pelvic floor dysfunction, our individual therapists in Brooklyn have also cultivated unique skills and interests that further enhance their ability to provide exceptional treatment. To learn more about each of our therapists, we invite you to explore their profiles on our website.
At Beyond Basics in Brooklyn, we are committed to your well-being and are here to support you on your journey to restore harmony and balance in your body.
Get help now from a pelvic floor therapist for menopause.
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At Beyond Basics in Brooklyn, we accept many out-of-network insurance plans, providing accessible care. Our billing staff will handle claims on your behalf, relieving administrative burdens. For inquiries about coverage, financing, or assistance, contact our billing office at 212.354.2622 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We prioritize your well-being and strive for a seamless, worry-free experience.