Women’s Health Physical Therapy
Women’s Health Physical Therapy addresses issues and concerns that come up during a woman’s lifespan. Oftentimes patients may be embarrassed in seeking help for urinary leakage or pelvic pain, but very often these issues can be solved with a few sessions of physical therapy and home exercises.
Stride Strong Women’s Health Physical Therapy strives to give women of all ages comprehensive, professional support and guidance. All patients receive 45 min one-on-one sessions with our Women’s Health Physical Therapist, Dr. Sydney Osborne DPT, in a private treatment studio of our Beaverton area clinic.
What To Expect At Your Women’s Health PT Session:
Dr. Osborne DPT will first gather a comprehensive medical history pertaining to your women’s health concerns. She will want to gain insight on your nutrition, voiding, and exercise habits, so be prepared to provide a brief account of these activities. She will then check for abdominal and postural strength deficiencies that may contribute to your condition and may perform internal evaluations to assess the integrity of your pelvic floor muscles. Dr Osborne DPT strives to educate all of her patients on the cause and prognosis of their condition, and all patients come away from Stride Strong armed with a treatment plan and home exercises.
Conditions and symptoms that Dr. Osborne DPT treats:
Prenatal Physical Therapy
- Orthopedic changes and pain resulting from hormonal and biomechanical causes such as low back and SI Joint pain, carpel tunnel, neck and shoulder pain.
- Education on performing exercises safely.
- Instruction on therapeutic exercises, and manual therapy to decrease pain and ready the body for labor and delivery.
Postpartum Physical Therapy
- Abdominal weakness and low back pain resulting from overstretched and deconditioned muscles.
- Painful intercourse.
- Urinary incontinence.
- Scar and pelvic pain after C-section, episiotomy or tearing.
- Stress and urge incontinence resulting from physical and nutritional defects.
- Weakness and deconditioning of pelvic floor muscles.
- Spasms and tightness of pelvic floor muscles.
- Dysfunctional muscle tone of the pelvic floor.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
- Lymphedema after lymph node resection.
- Tightness, pain, and scarring from radiation treatments on breast and chest soft tissue.