Rectocele Physical Therapy

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Learn how to reduce pain and resume an active life.

Rectocele is when the wall between the rectum and vagina weakens causing the vaginal wall to bulge. The primary cause of a rectocele is weakness of the pelvic floor. This can create poor bowel expulsion or discomfort in the pelvis. A physical therapist will assess the pelvic floor muscle strength and assist in retraining the muscles to help support the rectum. We will work with you on body mechanics and posture to relieve stress on your pelvis and ensure proper alignment.

Whether you want to avoid surgery or improve the outcome following surgery, we can help.  To ensure your comfort and privacy, all Pelvic Floor treatments are held in our Private Treatment Rooms. Please call (408) 736-7600 to schedule an appointment with one of our women’s health and pelvic floor specialists. We look forward to helping you find the relief you deserve from Rectocele and/or other related pelvic floor dysfunction.


If you are not sure what you can do to for your rectocele and related pelvic floor symptoms, check out our easy, cost and time effective way to help ensure you take the right steps towards your future, guided by an expert.

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