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Pelvic Health

Pelvic health disorders are common for women and men, and can be physically and emotionally disruptive to daily life. Our multidisciplinary specialists can evaluate pelvic health problems and design personalized treatment plans to relieve your symptoms.

Specialties that provide pelvic health care include:

  • Family Medicine
    Provides annual pap smears, STI checks and referrals to additional services from Physical Therapy, OB-GYN and Urology.
  • Physical Therapy
    Provides treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary and fecal incontinence, postural changes, weakened core, back pain and more.
  • OB-GYN
    Provides treatment for incontinence, frequent and urgent urination, pelvic pressure or heaviness, pelvic pain, sexual problems and more with various options, including lifestyle changes, medication, physical therapy and advanced minimally invasive surgery.
  • Urology
    Provides treatment for testicular and prostate cancer, enlarged prostate, erectile dysfunction and bladder issues, such as incontinence, frequent and urgent urination, inability to stop urination flow, inability to empty the bladder.

Learn more about pelvic health:

Hometown Health Blog

Unlocking the benefits of pelvic floor physical therapy

Physical therapy is a good treatment option for many pelvic floor disorders. Here's how it differs from other therapies, what to expect and why at-home care may not work.

Kelly Feddema PT By Kelly Feddema May 30, 2023

Pregnancy's effect on pelvic floor health

Pregnancy and childbirth can affect pelvic floor health and lead to prolapse, pain and urinary incontinence. Learn how physical and hormonal changes contribute, and get prevention tips.

Tarek Khalife MD By Tarek Khalife May 23, 2023

Surgical options for urinary leakage in men

Urinary incontinence can occur in up to 10% of men who have had prostate cancer surgery. Learn about two outpatient surgical treatment options that can stop leaks and ease worry.

David Yang, M.D. By David Yang March 22, 2023

What can you do for an overactive bladder?

Having an overactive bladder may cause embarrassment or keep you from social activities. Learn about treatments to relieve symptoms and help you resume life without the worry of leaks.

Robyn Bernett PAC By Robyn Bernett February 17, 2023

Kegels are for men too

Kegel exercises aren't just for women. They can help improve bladder control and improve sexual function in men. Here are tips for doing Kegel exercises correctly.

Angela Imhoff DPT By Angela Imhoff January 26, 2023

Is urine incontinence normal for women?

Although urine incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine, is a common symptom that affects 1 in 2 women, it's not normal. Learn about evaluation and treatment options.

Tarek Khalife MD By Tarek Khalife November 7, 2022
Gokhan Anil MD By Gokhan Anil November 7, 2022

Treatment options for men with urinary leakage

Urinary incontinence is a common condition. Learn why it can be particularly troublesome for men, and about treatment options to improve symptoms and bring comfort.

Adam R Miller MD By Adam R. Miller September 26, 2022

How do bladder Botox injections work?

Botox injections are not just for facial wrinkles. They also can be used for ongoing bladder continence issues. Find out how and if it hurts to get them.

Susan Johnston, P.A.-C. By Susan Johnston May 3, 2022

Physical therapy benefits children with bowel, bladder issues

Occasional day or nighttime leaks are common for children after potty training. For children with persistent bowel and bladder issues, physical therapy provides treatment options to help.

JonPaul Dragseth, D.P.T. By JonPaul Dragseth April 6, 2022

6 helpful tips for managing urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is common among men and women. Follow these tips to lessen the burden of managing your condition and improve symptoms.

Becky DeLuca CNP By Becky DeLuca February 23, 2022

Solve, don't settle: Treatment for urinary incontinence

You don't need to tolerate loss of bladder control. Learn about lifestyle changes and treatment options to improve urinary incontinence.

October 21, 2021

Preparing for your first pelvic exam

A pelvic exam is a regular part of a female wellness visit and a normal part of taking care of your body. Learn what to expect and how to prepare for this simple screen for cervical cancer and HPV.

Bridget Glomsk, M.D. By Bridget Glomski June 22, 2021