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Women's Health

(Available at our High Country Physical Therapy - Laramie Office and Wind City Physical Therapy - Casper Office only)

As a woman's body changes throughout the life span, there are often times an increase in pain, decrease in strength, abnormal joint mobility and decreased trunk stabilization. A Women's Health Physical Therapist is trained to evaluate, assess and treat for a variety of these physical changes that occur.

Prenatal Care
  • Treatment for orthopedic changes due to hormonal and physical changes including back pain, rib pain, carpal tunnel, neck and shoulder pain.
  • Education on performing safe exercise.
  • Instruction in targeted therapeutic exercises to decrease pain, increase energy levels, ready body for labor & delivery.
Postnatal Care
  • Abdominal and trunk strengthening.
  • Evaluation and treatment for painful intercourse.
  • Education and treatment for stress incontinence.
  • Postural education for breastfeeding and carrying child.
  • Scar mobilization for C-section, episiotomy or tearing.
Incontinence
  • Identify physical, nutritional and behavioral aspects to stress and urge incontinence.
  • Perform targeted pelvic floor muscles to increase muscle tone.
  • Educate on the anatomy and physiology of urination.
Pelvic Pain
  • Assess for trigger points and/or weakness of pelvic floor muscles.
  • Manual therapy to decrease pain.
  • Neuromuscular re-education to increase or decrease muscle tone in pelvic floor.