Frequently Asked Questions about pelvic floor physical therapy

Curious about John F. Barnes Myofascial Release or the benefits of pelvic floor physical therapy? Body Restoration Physical Therapy of Long Island, New York is here to help.

Review our Frequently Asked Questions, first. When you’re ready, contact Body Restoration Physical Therapy to learn more or book your first pelvic floor physical therapy appointment.

Where is Body Restoration located, and why would I become a patient?

Body Restoration Physical Therapy is conveniently located at 200 S. Service Road, Suite 209, Roslyn Heights in Long Island, New York. Dr. Lauradonna D’Antoni specializes in treating pelvic floor dysfunction and John F. Barnes Myofascial Release. This is a specialized, hands-on technique that releases tightness and pain in the myofascial tissue. Pelvic floor physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment for many common ailments. Body Restoration Physical Therapy is proud to be providing pelvic floor physical therapy to Long Island since 2013.

What techniques do you use during treatment?

Body Restoration Physical Therapy uses a manual therapy method that requires no tools at all. This method is called John F. Barnes Myofascial Release. It involves applying gentle sustained pressure with the hands, releasing restrictions and helping to reduce pain and improve motion. Pelvic floor physical therapy can improve symptoms of many conditions. This can improve function and comfort in many of of the body’s systems.

How long does an appointment at Body Restoration Physical Therapy typically take?

An initial assessment typically takes about 1 hour. Follow up appointments for pelvic floor physical therapy are typically 45 minutes. We also offer 60 minute and 90 minute.

Treatment room at Body Restoration Physical Therapy, specializing in pelvic floor physical therapyHow often will I be visiting Body Restoration Physical Therapy for pelvic floor physical therapy?

Treatment frequency depends on the plan created by therapist and patient at the initial assessment. Appointments may be anywhere between 1-3 times weekly to begin. As your treatment progresses, you may adjust the schedule to as little as once every 2-3 weeks.

Will I be given homework following pelvic floor physical therapy sessions?

Yes, you will be given a home exercise program that can range from stretching, exercises, and using devices to self treat. Your plan may also involve changing your currents habit and exercises to ones that protect and strengthen your areas of concern. By following this at-home plan, you will give your body it’s best chance at optimal results.

How do I prepare for an appointment with Body Restoration Physical Therapy?

If you have any records such as MRI or other test reports, please bring them to your first appointment. Please bring completed intake forms (found here) and a photo ID. At this time, Body Restoration Physical Therapy still requires that a face covering be worn at all times while inside the Roslyn Heights office.

Questions about pelvic floor physical therapy or Body Restoration Physical Therapy in Long Island, New York? Contact us today!