Patient undergoing lower back pain treatment at Pelvic Health PT in Madison, NJ.

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a common issue that can significantly impact your daily life. It can be caused by various factors, including muscle strain, poor posture, or underlying medical conditions. Our specialized treatment program is designed to address the root causes of lower back pain and help you regain your mobility and strength.

Common Lower Back Pain Symptoms

• Persistent or intermittent back pain
• Stiffness or limited range of motion
• Muscle spasms
• Pain that radiates to the legs
• Difficulty standing or walking

Importance of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for Lower Back Pain

Pelvic floor physical therapy can be highly effective in treating lower back pain by focusing on the underlying musculoskeletal issues. Our comprehensive program includes targeted exercises and interventions to alleviate pain and improve function.

Key Areas of Focus for Treating Lower Back Pain

• Breathing and Rib Mobility
• Core Strengthening
• Pelvic Joint Alignment
• Pelvic Floor Muscle Release
• Pelvic Floor Stretching
• Proper Lifting Techniques
• Advanced Core Strengthening
• Return to Activity

How a Physical Therapist Can Help

Based on your evaluation results, your Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist will develop a personalized treatment plan to alleviate your lower back pain symptoms and improve your overall function. This plan may include exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor and core muscles, manual therapy to relieve muscle tension, and education on posture and body mechanics.

During Your First Evaluation:

Your physical therapist will conduct a thorough review of your medical history and perform a comprehensive physical examination to identify the root causes of your lower back pain. The exam may include:

• Pelvic girdle screening
• Soft tissue assessment
• Pelvic girdle assessment
• Spinal assessment
• Visual inspection of the tissues
• Reflex testing
• Sensation testing
• Internal assessment of pelvic floor muscles

For more information, contact The Pelvic Health Center of NJ at 908-443-9880 or email us at