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Women's Health Services

Community Physical Therapy and Rehab of Community Hospital Anderson understands the special health needs and concerns of women. The health care professionals at ProCare are specially trained and treat many concerns including:

  • Physical dysfunction during pregnancy
    • Low Back Pain
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Sacroiliac (SI) pain
  • Pelvic Floor Conditions
    • Incontinence of urine and/or feces
    • Muscle tension, weakness, spasm
  • Pelvic Pain
    • Dysmenorrhea, PMS, Endometriosis
  • Fibromyalagia
  • Lymphedema
  • Osteoporosis

Treating A Woman’s Health Concerns

Following an initial consultation with your physician, you may be referred to ProCare for a physical therapy examination by our specially trained therapist. The evaluation may address any of the following:

  • Musculoskeletal condition, alignment
  • Posture
  • Range of Motion
  • Strength
  • Pain intensity and source
  • Flexibility, mobility and asymmetry

Treatment Options

Following the evaluation your therapist will set up an individualized treatment plan approved by your physician. Treatments may include:

Education: To help the patient understand the condition and treat the condition, a staff member will share their knowledge of: anatomy, common problems associated with childbearing or postoperative recovery, goals of exercise and avoidance of activities which could aggravate a specific condition.

Therapeutic Exercise: The use of exercises to increase muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility may be used to help enhance urinary and bowel control, enhance relaxation, breathing and improve posture, balance and safety training.

Modalities: Your therapist may use biofeedback, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, heat or ice to allow for decreased pain and increased muscle control

Home Program: Each patient will receive a home program that may include instructions in self-management, exercises for home, bladder and bowel control training and safe activity positions.