At 5 Point PT, we are renowned for our Pelvic Floor Therapy, delivered through a collaborative approach that ensures seamless integration with your specialized care team. In partnership with your OB/GYN, urogynecologist, urologist, gastroenterologist, and oncologist, we develop personalized therapy regimens that enhance pelvic health and complement your medical treatments.
Our team, with their adept understanding of pelvic anatomy, provides a meticulous evaluation to pinpoint your needs. We then design a targeted treatment program, which includes education and therapeutic exercises, to fortify pelvic floor muscles and improve functionality.
For those near our Millburn, NJ location, our scope of care extends to encompass specialized rehabilitation services. Here, patients facing the challenges of oncology treatment can find solace and support. We offer dedicated programs for breast oncology and lymphedema management, employing state-of-the-art techniques to assist in your recovery and manage symptoms effectively.
Every step of your journey with us is crafted to not only restore your health but to elevate your overall well-being. Our commitment is to empower you through education and therapy, ensuring that you have the support and resources to thrive.
Typical diagnoses treated by our physical therapy specialists in pelvic health include:
- Abdominal pain/bloating
- Coccygodynia – Pain in the coccyx or tailbone area, often exacerbated by sitting or with prolonged standing.
- Diastasis recti – A separation of the abdominal muscles, commonly experienced during and after pregnancy, which can lead to a bulge in the midline.
- Dyspareunia – Painful intercourse, a symptom that can result from various medical or psychological causes.
- Endometriosis – A condition where tissue similar to the lining inside the uterus grows outside it, often causing pain and infertility.
- Fecal Incontinence
- Genital pain
- Interstitial cystitis – Also known as painful bladder syndrome, this is a chronic condition causing bladder pressure, bladder pain and sometimes pelvic pain.
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Low back pain
- Hip pain
- Painful scar/adhesions
- Pelvic pain
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse – A descent of the pelvic organs, leading to a protrusion of the uterus, bladder, or rectum into the vaginal space.
- PGAD – A condition characterized by spontaneous, persistent, and unrelenting genital arousal, unrelated to any feelings of sexual desire.
- Post-operative hip, gynecologic procedure, prostatectomy
- Pubic symphysis pain – Discomfort and pain in the front center of the pelvic bone, often associated with pregnancy.
- Sacroiliac joint dysfunction (SI Joint) – Pain in the sacroiliac joints, where your lower spine and pelvis connect, which can cause pain in the lower back and legs.
- Sexual Pain
- Urinary Incontinence / Urgency / Frequency
- Vaginismus – An involuntary spasm of the muscles around the lower third of the vagina, which can make intercourse painful or impossible.
- Vulvodynia/vestibulitis – Chronic pain or discomfort around the opening of the vagina (vulva), for which there’s often no identifiable cause and may affect sitting or sexual intercourse.
Typical Diagnosis treated by our oncology and lymphedema specialist: ( New Jersey location only)
Post mastectomy Lymphedema
Axillary Web Syndrome (cording)
Scar tissue hypomobility
Treatments for pelvic health and oncology may include:
- Manual therapy including myofascial release/soft tissue massage/visceral mobilization/trigger point release
- Scar tissue management
- Sacroiliac Joint alignment
- Posture Training
- Education on Bladder/bowel health
- Muscle re-education/Biofeedback
- Coordination of the pelvic floor muscles
- Core Strengthening
- Dilator use
- Education on pain neuroscience
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage
- Skin Care
- Compression Therapy