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Are you frustrated by pelvic pain and related symptoms?

You really DON'T have to live with pelvic floor dysfunction forever—with professional help, relief is possible! At District Performance & Physio, we provide personalized services that can put an end to the pelvic pain and other symptoms we know you're tired of dealing with.

You're wondering whether you need pelvic floor physical therapy, you are NOT alone.

1-in-4 women has pelvic floor dysfunction, and the prevalence increases with age—but it's not just older women who struggle.

Here's the truth:


Men and women of ALL ages experience the telltale signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction, including:

  • Urinary frequency (you go a lot)

  • Painful urination (when you go, it hurts)

  • Incomplete emptying (when you go, it doesn't feel like you empty your bladder all the way, or your stream starts and stops)

  • Stress incontinence (you go accidentally when you cough, sneeze, run, jump, pick up your kid, lift a barbell, or do some other physical movement) 

  • Constipation (you can't go—and even when you can, it often feels difficult or uncomfortable)

  • A feeling of heaviness or bulging in your rectum or genitals

  • Unexplained pain in the back, pelvis, genitals, bladder, or rectum

  • Problems with intimacy and pain during sex in women



Is pelvic floor physical therapy right for you?

If any of these statements have you nodding your head YES, you could benefit from talking to our pelvic pain specialist today:

  • I'm tired of dealing with the symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction 

  • I want to be able to do the activities I love without worrying about having an accident

  • I've tried doing kegels, and they just don't seem to help

  • I'm trying to conceive or postpartum, and I want to be proactive about my pelvic floor health

  • I'm embarrassed about my symptoms and I need a judgment-free place to talk about my concerns 

  • I’m postpartum and not sure when I can restart my workout routine, what exercises I can include, and how to do these exercises in a way that’s safe for my pelvic floor

Whatever your reasons for seeking out pelvic floor physical therapy, they're valid—and we can help! Dr. Ariella Pohl is an experienced pelvic health specialist helping men and women find comprehensive solutions to their pelvic floor issues, including constipation, incontinence, pain, prolapse, and postpartum concerns. Dr. Pohl uses her advanced training and person-centered approach to deliver high-quality care in a private, professional, and restorative environment.

Expect pelvic health services such as:

Thorough health history and postural assessment

Manual therapy

Therapeutic exercises

Resident? Commuter? Student? No Matter Where You're Coming From, Getting to Our Washington DC Physical Therapy Clinic is a Breeze.

Find District Performance & Physio less than one block from the Blue, Orange, Red, or Silver lines at Farragut West and Farragut North Metro stations. Coming by car? We offer free garage parking right on site. Come check out our clean, spacious, and inviting clinic today!

We know how difficult it can be to make time for yourself. But when you prioritize your health, you end up helping yourself and everyone else around you. That's why we offer a flexible schedule to accommodate your busy life and a FREE 20-minute phone consult to help you decide if we're a good fit for you.

Pelvic floor dysfunction might be common—but it's not "normal." Let us help you find solutions to your pelvic pain!

If you live or work in Washington DC and are concerned about your pelvic floor health, call our clinic at (202) 922-7331 to schedule an appointment at District Performance & Physio today.

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