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Pelvic floor issues can profoundly impact daily life, causing frustration, embarrassment, and discomfort for many women. At Resilience RX, we understand these challenges and are committed to providing specialized pelvic floor physical therapy to help women in Oconomowoc regain their confidence and health. Our expert, Dr. Emily Buchner, leads this transformative journey with compassion and expertise.

Meet Your Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist: Dr. Emily Buchner

Dr. Emily Buchner, a dedicated physical therapist in Oconomowoc and mother of two, brings both personal and professional experience to her practice. Her journey into pelvic floor physical therapy began with her own experiences during pregnancy and postpartum. This personal connection fuels her passion for helping other women navigate similar challenges, making her an empathetic and skilled specialist in this field.

The Importance of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Many women suffer in silence, believing that symptoms like incontinence, pelvic heaviness, or pain are unavoidable parts of life. However, pelvic floor physical therapy can address these issues effectively. At Resilience RX, our goal is to eliminate these symptoms and help you get back to doing what you love.

Our specialized pelvic floor physical therapy can help with:

  • Leaking or peeing during activities like sneezing, coughing, jumping, running, or heavy lifting
  • Sudden urges to urinate
  • Diastasis recti (separation of the abdominal muscles)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Painful intercourse
  • Birth preparation to decrease tearing and complications
  • Postpartum recovery after vaginal birth or C-section
  • Aches and pains during pregnancy
  • Fecal and gas incontinence

Understanding the Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a group of 14 muscles located at the bottom of the pelvis. These muscles are crucial for bladder and bowel control, supporting internal organs, and stabilizing the spine and hips.

Dysfunction in these muscles can lead to a variety of issues, from incontinence to chronic pain.

 

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Oconomowoc

Oconomowoc Comprehensive Assessment and Personalized Treatment

At Resilience RX, we begin with a comprehensive assessment to understand the state of your pelvic floor muscles. This assessment includes both external and internal examinations, conducted with utmost care and respect for your comfort.

Internal examinations, while not mandatory, provide valuable insights that external assessments alone cannot offer. Dr. Emily uses a pelvic floor model to explain the process and ensure you are fully informed and comfortable throughout.

During the internal examination, Dr. Emily gently assesses the muscles by inserting a gloved finger into the vagina. This allows her to evaluate muscle tension, weakness, and coordination, which are essential for tailoring an effective treatment plan.

Self-Care vs. Physical Therapy

Many people falsely believe Kegel exercises at home will solve any pelvic floor disorder. These exercises may be one element of a larger treatment plan or may not be recommended for your condition. When a person does them incorrectly or without other treatments, their symptoms won’t improve or could even worsen. In addition, most people initially perform this exercise incorrectly, leading to poor results and frustration.

A pelvic floor physical therapist in Oconomowoc can assess and guide you to ensure that exercises are productive. Various home-based biofeedback technology options are available, including apps and devices. Products sold online or through social media are not recommended. Always ask your physical therapist if an app or device would be helpful and for recommendations for specific safe and effective options.

The Role of Kegels in Pelvic Floor Therapy

Kegel exercises are commonly recommended for pelvic floor issues, but their effectiveness depends on your specific condition. If you have a weak pelvic floor or struggle with muscle coordination, Kegels can be beneficial. However, if your pelvic floor muscles are overly tight, Kegels might exacerbate your symptoms. Our personalized approach ensures that you receive the appropriate exercises for your condition.

Why Choose Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy at Resilience RX?

Many women who have not found relief elsewhere experience significant improvements with our specialized approach at Resilience RX. In countries like France, pelvic floor physical therapy is a standard postpartum care practice, significantly reducing rates of incontinence. We aim to bring this high standard of care to our community in Oconomowoc.

Our physical therapy sessions in Oconomowoc are designed to empower you with the knowledge and tools needed to manage and improve your pelvic floor health independently. Education is a cornerstone of our approach, as we believe that understanding your body is crucial for long-term wellness. Dr. Emily not only treats the symptoms but also educates you about your condition and the best practices to maintain your health.

Our Commitment to Your Health

At Resilience RX, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We understand that it can be challenging to trust a healthcare provider, especially if you’ve had negative experiences in the past. Our promise is to ensure you are satisfied with your experience, or your money will be refunded.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

Are you ready to explore life without pelvic floor difficulties? Transform your health with specialized pelvic floor physical therapy at Resilience RX in Oconomowoc.

Schedule your free consultation with Dr. Emily Buchner today and take the first step towards a healthier, more confident you.