The breakdown on pelvic floor disorders.

Over the course of your lifetime, the muscles in your pelvic floor weaken. Sometimes through pregnancy, intense exercising, or even injuries. Here are some symptoms to look out for:

  • A frequent or urgent need to pee
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Bladder leaks
  • Pain when going to the bathroom
  • Vaginal dryness or irritation
  • Heaviness in your pelvic area
  • Painful or uncomfortable sex
  • Frequent urinary tract or bladder infections


Find a treatment plan that's best for you.

Above all else, pelvic floor disorders are frustrating and inconvenient. But we're here to help. Once we know what's going on, we can develop a treatment plan that's best for you. This might include:

  • Pelvic floor physical therapy
  • Diet change recommendations
  • Bladder control injections
  • Nerve stimulation
  • Prescribed medications
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Can we normalize talking about pelvic floor disorders?

When it comes to this subject, we get that it can be a bit awkward to talk about. But please know: you're not alone. In fact, about 1 in 4 women experience pelvic floor disorders during their lives — like incontinence, pain during sex, or heaviness in your pelvic area.

At Virtua, our experienced urogynecologists are committed to creating a comfortable, open environment. That means breaking down stigmas so you can share your symptoms without ever feeling embarrassed. So if you're experiencing any issues, let's talk about them together.


Let's be real: pelvic floor issues aren't fun.

That panicky feeling when you can't find a bathroom and need to go RIGHT now. Uncomfortable, unenjoyable, downright painful sex. Feeling mortified whenever you laugh, cough, sneeze or even exercise because, well... you peed a little.

These are all pelvic floor disorders, but they're not uncommon or unmanageable. Take control of your pelvic health today. Get started by completing our quick assessment below!