Caring for Women
Women have special needs. When it comes to women's health, most women are unaware that physical therapy can help them with such issues as low back pain and incontinence. These and other problems can have a significant impact on a woman's general health and well-being.
We can help. Whether you are dealing with pelvic floor pain, continence issues, neck and back strain caused by the demands of maternity and motherhood or you simply want to get back into pre-pregnancy shape, Hastings Physical Therapy can help. We offer specialized training and a wealth of experience treating women's health conditions.
Prenatal Changes during pregnancy can cause discomfort. That's why we offer prenatal strengthening, education, supports and braces to help you have an easier time during pregnancy.
You'll find help for:
- Low back pain or sciatica
- Upper back pain or shoulder pain
- Ankle or wrist discomfort
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome
- Thoracic pain
Postpartum After childbirth, you should follow up with one of our physical therapists to learn about proper exercise and stretching. We can arrange postpartum rehabilitation to meet your needs. You may notice changes after childbirth that were not present during pregnancy.
We can treat:
- Back pain
- Pelvic floor weakness
- Pelvic Pain
- Urinary or fecal incontinence
Contrary to popular belief, urinary incontinence is not a natural part of aging and it can happen at any age. Often caused by physical conditions, urinary incontinence is often temporary and can be managed with simple treatments.
Post-Surgical After you've had a hysterectomy or related-type surgery, we'll be with you, side-by-side, giving you one-on-one care and encouragement every step of the way. Our goal is to complete your treatment in a timely manner so that you can return to an active lifestyle with less pain and better mobility.
We offer customized therapy for all of your changing health needs. Osteoporosis, menopause and other conditions that can affect women as they age can be addressed with physical therapy.