Treatment for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

The GW Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Center offers comprehensive pelvic health rehabilitation for people of all gender identities. Pelvic health rehabilitation providers are neuromusculoskeletal experts who aim to identify and treat patients with pelvic floor dysfunction. We believe in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment and collaborate with other providers to offer the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Make an Appointment

To schedule a consultation, please call 202-715-5655, option 2. You will need a referral from your provider for pelvic floor physical therapy.

Conditions Treated

Our team of physical and occupational therapists work with patients who have these and other diagnoses:

  • Urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency
  • Painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis
  • Pregnancy and postpartum needs
  • Sexual health dysfunction, such as vaginismus, vulvodynia
  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Male pelvic pain
  • Symptoms related to cancer treatment

Benefits of Pelvic Health Rehabilitation

  • Pain-free sex
  • Decreased leakage
  • Return to activity
  • Decreased lumbopelvic pain
  • Increased urinary control
  • Decreased scar adhesions
  • Restoration of optimal pelvic floor function

Treatment Options

Recommended treatments may include:

  • Bladder training
  • Internal pelvic floor release
  • Pain science education
  • Home program, dilator training
  • Lumbopelvic assessment and treatment, postural education
  • Desensitization
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Real-time ultrasound for pelvic floor assessment and biofeedback
  • Dry needling

Convenient Location

The George Washington University Hospital’s Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy program is located at:

2131 K St. NW, 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20037

We are accessible from the Blue, Orange and Silver Metro Lines, as well as other public transportation services.