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PELVIC FLOOR DYSFUNCTION / INCONTINENCE PROGRAM

  
Nearly 30% of all women between the ages of 30-59 are affected by urinary incontinence due to a weakened pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that support the internal organs and help control the areas of the body that are responsible for sexual function and voiding of waste. It is not unusual for these muscles to become weak or damaged. If you have the feeling you need to go to the bathroom all of the time, leak when coughing, sneezing or exercise, or have pain with intercourse you may be experiencing signs of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction.

The Therapy & Sports Medicine Center offers comprehensive rehabilitation programs specifically designed for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction/Incontinence. Founded in 1975, Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Rehab Services has been the leader in rehabilitative medicines in Central Kentucky ever since, helping thousands of people improve their functional abilities and regain their independence. Individuals and families whose lives are disrupted by illness or disability look to the Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, a service of Hardin Memorial Hospital, for the support they need.

At the Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, we feel a positive, healing environment is necessary in the recovery process and essential for achieving your personal goals. That’s why our team of licensed physical therapists; physical therapist assistants work together continually assessing your progress and designing the most effective treatment for you.

Effective Solutions For Pelvic Pain & Incontinence


The Pelvic Floor is a group of muscles that support the internal organs and help control those areas of our bodies responsible for sexual function and voiding of waste. It is not uncommon for these muscles to become weak or damaged causing Pelvic Pain or Incontinence. This will often go untreated simply because of the sensitivity of the subject. If you experience pain with intercourse, urination, lower abdominal pain, have uncontrolled loss of urine, or have numbness or tingling in the vaginal region, then you may benefit from The Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Program at the Therapy & Sports Medicine
Center. There you’ll receive care that is confidential and private from a Physical Therapist specially trained in Pelvic Floor dysfunction.

A Treatment Plan For You

We’ll develop an effective treatment plan specifically addressing your individual problems while maintaining your privacy in a closed, comfortable environment. Depending on your needs, sessions may include:

  • Exercise to stretch/relax tight muscles
  • Exercise to strengthen weak muscles
  • Manual therapy techniques
  • Heat, cold, electrical stimulation or ultrasound
  • Instruction in exercises
  • Biofeedback training

Generally you’ll be seen once a week for 4 - 6 weeks. All you need to get started is a prescription for physical therapy from your doctor and an appointment. And, most major medical insurance and Medicare will pay for this program, based on medical necessity.

Location
Ring Road Medical Plaza
(Corner of Rineyville Road and Ring Road)
1111 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • On-site registration
  • Convenient Parking
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • “Open Door” policy - stop by for a tour of the facility
  • Most insurances accepted
  • Accredited by Joint Commission

For more information on rehab services or appointments, please call (270) 706-5100.


Pelvic Floor Dysfunction/Incontinence Brochure
Hardin Memorial Hospital. 913 N. Dixie Ave. Elizabethtown KY 42701.
Phone (270) 737-1212
Contact HMH