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Women's Health
PMC Therapy Department offers specialized treatment for a variety of medical conditions affecting women throughout their lives. Following the initial evaluation by a physical therapist, an individual treatment plan is established by the therapist and sent to the woman'™s physician for approval.

Inserted ImageDysmenorrhea
Painful menstruation may be relieved with therapeutic exercise and therapy modalities.

Inserted ImageFibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition with widespread musculoskeletal pain and tender points. Treatment focuses on reducing pain and promoting improved function through hands-on care, exercise, patient education and thermal modalities.

Inserted ImageOsteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become thin and brittle and more prone to fractures. Therapy treatment focuses on exercise, patient education, and therapeutic modalities to decrease pain. The client may also benefit from a brace or external support.

Inserted ImagePelvic Floor Pain/Dysfunction
The supporting musculature of the bladder, rectum, uterus, and abdominal contents can become dysfunctional. This can result in discomfort with intercourse, sitting, and general daily activities. Treatment may include pelvic floor relaxation training, manual therapy, biofeedback, or modalities to decrease symptoms.

Inserted ImageUrinary Incontinence
The involuntary loss of urine is not an inevitable condition of childbirth or aging and can usually be corrected or managed. Incontinence can be treated through patient education, behavioral modification techniques, bladder retraining, exercise, biofeedback and or pelvic muscle electrical stimulation.