Frequent trips to the bathroom, bladder leakage, pain in the pelvic area and other pelvic floor disorders affect many women. For some women, these problems are mildly uncomfortable or inconvenient. For others, they are severe enough to disrupt their everyday lives.
No matter what type of pelvic problem you may be having, help is available. Urogynecology is the medical specialty that diagnoses and treats disorders of the pelvic floor, which includes the muscles, ligaments and connective tissues that support the bowel, bladder, uterus, vagina and rectum.
Among the most common conditions are:
Mercy physicians specialize in treating pelvic floor problems. We understand that these types of conditions can be sensitive and difficult to talk about, but there’s no reason to be embarrassed.
We’ve helped many women with pelvic floor disorders determine what is causing their problem and how to effectively treat it. We offer a full range of treatments, from lifestyle changes to physical therapy to surgery. We’ll find the right treatment to get you back to living life to its fullest, with comfort and confidence.