Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Program in Minnesota Overview

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Why see a Mayo Clinic pelvic floor therapist

At Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, a team of pelvic floor physical and occupational therapists helps people gain the best pelvic floor muscle health and treats pelvic floor dysfunction. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Program therapists are specifically trained on how the pelvic floor muscles function and have completed postgraduate specialized training courses focused on pelvic health and therapy.

Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction can affect the spine and hips, the support of abdominal organs, sexual health, and bowel and bladder function. Your team will work with you to optimize function, strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, improve muscle flexibility and relieve your pain.

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Broad experience treating common pelvic conditions

  • Bladder dysfunction: leakage, urgency, frequency, difficulty emptying.
  • Bowel dysfunction: constipation, difficulty evacuating stool, leaking stool.
  • Pelvic pain: hip pain, low back pain, abdominal pain, pelvic organ prolapse, tailbone pain, and genital pain or sensitivity.
  • Sexual dysfunction: erectile dysfunction, pain with intercourse, pain with pelvic exam, menopausal issues.

Specialized rehabilitation expertise

People travel to Mayo Clinic from locations across the United States for the more common conditions listed above as well as for the following specialties in pelvic floor therapy and rehabilitative care:

  • Pelvic cancer rehabilitation: scar tissue, muscle dysfunction or pain following surgery or radiation for any pelvic cancers.
  • Pregnancy and postpartum rehabilitation: pelvic girdle pain, return to intercourse, diastasis, perineal lacerations, cesarean recovery, return to exercise or sport, bladder and bowel dysfunction.
  • Preoperative and postoperative pelvic surgery rehabilitation: gynecological surgeries, prostate surgery, bowel surgery, gender-affirming surgery.

What to expect from your appointment

Pelvic floor muscles – Orientation and function


Mayo Clinic Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Program in Minnesota

  • 200 First St. SW
    Rochester, MN 55905
  • Phone: 507-284-2511

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March 13, 2024