Conditions Treated


This type of specialty physical therapy started in the early 90s and has been growing ever since! Women’s and pelvic health specialists are often the problem solvers that gynecologist, urologists, midwives, obstetricians, oncologists, and other doctors call when confronted with a gender-specific musculoskeletal conditions.  Many of these issues can be difficult to discuss, have a negative impact on quality of life, and cause problems in the future if not addressed.


Amber Anderson, PT, DPT, CLT, WCS, describes what a women’s and pelvic health therapist does: “I specialize where the sexes are different. If a condition effects women differently than men, and vice versa, that’s where I can help!” She is the only residency trained, board certified specialist in a 4 hour drive of Baton Rouge.


Some conditions that can benefit from women’s and pelvic therapy:

  • Urinary
    • Leaking urine with movement, laughing, coughing, sneezing
    • Not making it to the bathroom in time
    • Bladder control problems
    • Uncontrollable urge to empty the bladder
    • Frequent trips to the bathroom
    • Difficulty getting your urine stream started
    • Feeling like you can’t get all the urine out
    • Getting up at night to urinate
    • Leaking after a prostatectomy
    • Pediatric leaking with giggles or bed wetting
  • Fecal
    • Constipation
    • Straining to have a bowel movement
    • Taking extra laxatives or fiber
    • Leaking stool
  • Sexual
    • Pain with intercourse (before, during, or after)
    • Pain with vaginal speculum exam
    • Pain with tampon usage
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    • Pelvic pressure, heaviness. or feelings of falling out
  • Pregnancy/Birth
    • Back, hip, or pelvic pain during pregnancy
    • Birth preparation
    • Post-partum recovery
    • Mastitis
  • Oncology
    • Problematic scars and swelling during cancer treatment
    • Difficulty getting into position for radiation
    • Weakness during chemo or radiation


We would love for you to visit our office and discover how we can help you overcome conditions in women’s and pelvic health!