301 East Mountain View
Ellensburg, WA 98926
The Women's Health program at KVH Physical Therapy is tailored to the unique needs of women. Treatment is individualized and provided by an expert staff trained in the latest techniques.
In this program, our specially trained therapists assist pre- and post-partum patients in minimizing the undesirable effects of pregnancy on the back and extremities by teaching them safe exercises and how to practice good posture and body usage. The program is designed to relieve cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sciatica, sacroiliac, SI, and pubic symphysis disorders as well helping to manage deQuervain's, carpal tunnel and other overuse injuries.
Pelvic Floor/Core Strength
Using therapeutic exercise, biofeedback technology, and lifestyle education, Pelvic Floor/Core Strength helps patients retrain pelvic floor muscles and impact the issues that occur as a result of weakness in these muscles such as low back pain and inappropriate voiding habits.
Patients are taught how to manage pain and increase their ability to perform the activities of daily living through strength and endurance training, improving posture, and identifying risk factors.
The four-week Fibromyalgia Program is designed to empower patients through disease management strategies and graduated exercise programs.
Patients are educated on how to minimize abdominal insufficiency and its functional impact after childbirth.
Through strengthening exercises and ergonomic assessment, patients are taught how to improve functional movement and manage repetitive strain disorders.
The Pregnant Athlete Program consists of extensive evaluation of current physical conditioning and training, and education in safe exercise protocols during all stages of pregnancy.