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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Location and Hours

Pelvic floor physical therapy is provided at:
UHS Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Pennsylvania Avenue
65 Pennsylvania Avenue, Binghamton, NY
607-762-2176
Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The pelvic floor is a group of muscles located on the underside of the pelvis that surround the openings of the urethra, vagina (in females) and anus. These muscles help support the organs of the pelvis, which are the bladder, colon, and in females, the uterus. They also control the passage of urine, stool and gas.
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Concerns that may be linked to pelvic floor issues:
  • Urinary leakage or incontinence
  • Urinary urgency or sudden urge to urinate
  • Frequent urination
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Painful intercourse
  • Pelvic pain
  • Overactive bladder
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
People suffering from pelvic floor disorders often benefit from pelvic floor physical therapy, which is delivered by physical therapists with special training in treating pelvic floor disorders. Pelvic floor physical therapists often treat pain related to:
  • Abdominal scars
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Vulvodynia 
  • External pelvic pain
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Treatment
Treatment may include:
  • Patient education
  • Postural retraining
  • Bladder habit retraining
  • Pelvic floor muscle strengthening
  • Pelvic floor muscle coordination
  • Dilator use
  • Manual soft tissue techniques
  • Exercise for pelvic floor, abdominal, back and hip muscles
  • Biofeedback
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Hot and cold application

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