Physical therapy for pelvic floor dysfunction

Med Health R I. 2009 Jan;92(1):10-1.


This article has summarized the assessment of a woman with pelvic floor muscle dysfunction or pain complaints and has briefly described the interventions used to treat women with these concerns. The American Physical Therapy Association explains: "As a woman in today's world, you enjoy a life of many choices. The choices we make will determine the way we use our body through the decades. A physical therapist will be there for you as you progress through all stages of your life."

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Exercise Therapy*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Muscle, Skeletal*
  • Pelvic Floor / pathology
  • Pelvic Pain / therapy
  • Rectal Prolapse / therapy*
  • Uterine Prolapse / therapy*