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pelvic health program

CorePhysio is a community leader in innovative and research-based evaluation and treatment of pelvic pain and elimination disorders. From the moment you walk in the door, we ensure you’ll feel safe and comfortable.  CorePhysio has two Bellingham clinic sites for pelvic health services for all genders and ages:

  • CorePhysio Fairhaven, 1514-12th Street, Suite 103
  • CorePhysio Squalicum, 3232 Squalicum Pkway within Pacific Northwest Urology Clinic

During your initial visit, our specialized clinicians will listen to your concerns and goals, then perform a detailed evaluation of your pelvic floor, surrounding muscle groups, posture as well as spine and hip function. You’ll receive extensive education about the drivers of your condition and learn movement strategies. Together, you and your therapist will develop goals for treatment and a plan of care to address your individual needs.

Treatment for issues relating to pelvic health and continence may include:

  • A home exercise program that incorporates strengthening, stretching, and self-care strategies

  • Behavioral and diet modifications

  • Biofeedback: Enhanced pelvic floor muscle education in the clinic or at home

  • Relaxation and breathing strategies to reduce pain and improve function

  • Soft tissue mobilization, connective tissue manipulation, and myofascial trigger point release techniques

  • Real-time ultrasound

Common pelvic pain and elimination disorder diagnoses may include:

Pelvic floor weakness
Coccyx pain
Pelvic floor dyssynergia
Pelvic organ prolapse
Diastatis recti
Persistent Genital Arousal Syndrome (PGAS)
Dyspareunia, Vaginismus
Post-parum painful scar
Erectile dysfunction
Post-prostatectomy incontinence
Groin or genita pain
Post-surgical scarring
Leaking of urine, stool, and/or gas
Proctalgia fugax
Levator ani syndrome
Obstructed defecation
Pedendal neuralgia
Oncology related surgery/radiation issues
Sacroiliac dysfunction
Pain during or after orgasm
Urinary or fecal urgency and frequency
Painful pelvic floor contraction
Vulvar pain

Click to read answers to some common questions about pelvic health therapy.

CorePhysio applies an integrative and comprehensive approach, working with a multidisciplinary team which may include urologist, gynecologist, colorectal surgeon, oncologist, gastroenterologist and interventional pain doctor. Our caring, educational approach sets the groundwork for optimal health and healing. Our priority is that you fee safe, comfortable and in control of your treatment options. 

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