top of page

Women's Health

Women’s Health  

Women's Health Physical Therapy is a specialized branch of physical therapy that focuses on the unique healthcare needs of women. It addresses various conditions and concerns that are specific to the female body, with an emphasis on the pelvic floor and related structures. 

Role of Women's Health Physical Therapists: 

Women's Health Physical Therapists are trained healthcare professionals who possess expertise in evaluating and treating women with musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. They play a crucial role in promoting women's overall well-being and quality of life by providing targeted treatments for specific issues. 

Common Conditions Treated by Women's Health Physical Therapy: 

  1. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: This includes conditions such as pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. 

  2. Pre and Postnatal Care: Women's Health Physical Therapists can offer guidance and exercises to support women during pregnancy and after childbirth. They can address issues like diastasis recti and help with postpartum recovery. 

  3. Pelvic Pain: Whether it's related to childbirth, surgery, or other factors, women may experience chronic pelvic pain, which can significantly impact their daily lives. Physical therapy can help manage and alleviate this pain. 

  4. Sexual Dysfunction: Women's Health Physical Therapy can assist in addressing sexual dysfunction concerns, such as pain during intercourse or difficulties with arousal. 

  5. Breast Cancer Rehabilitation: For women who have undergone mastectomy or other breast cancer treatments, physical therapy can aid in regaining strength, flexibility, and function. 

Benefits of Women's Health Physical Therapy: 

  1. Non-Invasive Treatment: Women's Health Physical Therapy often focuses on non-invasive techniques, such as specialized exercises, manual therapy, and patient education, reducing the need for surgical interventions. 

  2. Improved Quality of Life: By addressing specific women's health issues, physical therapy can significantly improve a woman's quality of life, helping her feel more confident, comfortable, and capable in her daily activities. 

  3. Empowerment and Education: Women's Health Physical Therapists empower their patients through education, providing them with tools and knowledge to manage their conditions effectively. 

  4. Preventive Care: Physical therapy can play a preventive role, helping women maintain pelvic and musculoskeletal health and reducing the risk of certain conditions. 

  5. Individualized Care: Each woman's condition is unique, and Women's Health Physical Therapists tailor their treatments to address individual needs, providing personalized care. 


Women's Health Physical Therapy is an essential and specialized field that addresses various conditions unique to women. By focusing on pelvic health and related issues, physical therapists can make a significant positive impact on women's lives, promoting their overall well-being and improving their quality of life. If you have concerns related to women's health, don't hesitate to seek guidance from a qualified Women's Health Physical Therapist. 

bottom of page