Nonsurgical and Advanced Treatments for Pelvic Disorders

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Strategic Alliance Partnership | <b>Allegheny Health Network</b>

Pelvic floor disorders affect nearly one in four women. Nonsurgical and advanced urogynecology treatments can offer women lasting relief.

Pelvic floor disorders affect nearly one in four[1] women in the United States. At Allegheny Health Network, our urogynecologists lead multidisciplinary teams that provide patients with advanced treatments for pelvic floor disorders.

We treat the full range of pelvic floor disorders, including:

  • Bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Mesh erosion and other mesh-related complications
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary retention or incomplete bladder emptying
  • Vaginal stenosis

Nonsurgical pelvic floor treatments

At AHN, we work closely with multiple specialists to provide patients with nonsurgical treatment options to relieve pelvic floor disorder symptoms. Our team offers a wide range of nonsurgical treatments, including:

  1. Medications
  2. Pelvic floor physical therapy
  3. Prosthetic devices

Pelvic floor therapists use the full range of therapeutic treatments, including:

  1. Biofeedback, both internal and external
  2. Bowel and bladder retraining
  3. Core integration exercises
  4. Myofascial release
  5. Soft tissue or joint mobilization

In-office procedures

In addition to non-surgical options, our team has expertise in several minor in-office procedures to treat pelvic floor disorders. Treatments include:

  1. Intravesical onabotulinumtoxin A (BoNT-A) injections
  2. Posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS)
  • Sacral neuromodulation therapy

Minimally invasive surgery for pelvic floor disorders

In cases when surgery is the most effective option, we offer a range of minimally invasive procedures for overactive bladder, urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

Our physicians were some of the first in the nation to achieve certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Today, we continue our commitment to excellence, using the latest technologies in vaginal minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic urogynecologic surgery.

We offer many advanced treatment options that can transform women’s lives and help them regain freedom. To refer a patient to our urogynecology team, call (844) MD-REFER or make an online referral.