Pelvic Floor Care
Pelvic Floor Care is a gentle type of massage that helps brings balance to the pelvic floor muscles. Using breathwork, guided imagery and gentle release of tension patterns held in the pelvic floor to help strengthen the core pelvic floor muscles.
Pelvic Floor Care addresses the physical, emotional, and energetic aspects of the pelvic floor to help restore balance, strength, sensation along with overall well-being in the pelvic region. Types of massage techniques used during a visit include assessment of pelvic floor tone, strain/counterstrain, myofascial release and post-isometric stretching (PIR) of the pelvic floor muscles.
Conditions that can benefit from Pelvic Floor Care include urinary leakage/incontinence, postpartum recovery, cesarean recovery, pelvic pain, pain with intercourse, lumbar or coccygeal pain (low back pain), pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic heaviness or instability and increasing your connection to self.
Depending upon care needed for improvement, sometimes at-home exercises are recommended to work on either physical balance or emotional connection to the pelvic region. Pelvic floor care should not be done during active infection, pregnancy, less than 6 weeks postpartum, when the vaginal tissue is easily injured, or during heavy menses.
Length of Visit for Pelvic Floor Care:
First visit: 45 – 60 minutes
Follow-ups: 30 – 45 minutes