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Grand Rapids Womens Health at Mary Free BedPelvic and Abdominal Rehabilitation focuses on noninvasive techniques to help manage your symptoms, relieve pain and improve your strength, mobility and function.

Our program may be appropriate if you’re experiencing health concerns related to:

  • Bowel or bladder incontinence
  • Neurogenic bladder as related to multiple sclerosis or other neurological disorders
  • Pelvic and abdominal pain
    • May include pain after a C-section, hysterectomy, bladder suspension or other abdominal surgery
  • Low back pain
  • Painful intercourse
  • Pelvic girdle pain (pain at the back of the pelvis)
    • May include sacroiliac joint dysfunction, tailbone pain (coccydynia) or post-pelvic fracture care
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Pregnancy-related pain (prenatal and postpartum)
  • Diastasis recti (also known as abdominal separation)

Treatment begins with a thorough evaluation by our licensed physical therapists. This enables us to determine your needs, goals and your best options for treatment. Education is an important component to our program; we’ll ensure you understand all of your options and recommendations for treatment.

We provide comprehensive services, including coordinated care with psychological support services when appropriate. McKenzie-certified spine therapists are available on-site to provide specialized evaluation and treatment of complex spine pain. Occupational therapy is available if you need additional help with posture, body mechanics or returning to the workplace.

Physical therapy services include:

  • Therapeutic exercise
    • Pre-natal, post-partum and beyond
  • Individualized home exercise programs
  • Postural and biomechanical education and training
  • Pain management techniques
  • Behavioral techniques for bladder and bowel retraining
  • Biofeedback
    • Used to reeducate and train proper muscle function
  • Manual therapy
    • Soft tissue mobilization
    • Joint mobilization
    • Myofascial release (including vaginal and rectal as needed)
    • Manual stretching
  • Fitting for braces and supports (such as maternity)
  • Modalities (such as ice, heat and ultrasound)
  • Electrical stimulation


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Pelvic and Abdominal Rehabilitation services are available inside the Mary Free Bed Spine Center at:
412 Plymouth Ave. NE, Suite 412
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

The office is located on the upper level of the Plymouth Office Center, just north of Michigan Street. When using GPS or another location service, be certain to specify “NE.”

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