What Does a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist Do?

This is a great question! I’ll start by explaining what the pelvic floor is, and why it’s important. The pelvic floor is a sling of several muscles that spans the bottom of your pelvis, reaching from your pubic bone to your tailbone front to back, then to each sitting bone side to side. These muscles play a vital role in supporting bladder and bowel function, sexual response, and childbirth; they also provide support for the hips, spine, pelvis and pelvic organs, and help to pump blood and lymph through the pelvis. As you can see, they are pretty important, so when they aren’t working properly, you can experience problems with any of the above activities, such as:

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