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Biofeedback: Using a special machine and sensor probe, we help you see muscle activity in your pelvic floor. A therapist helps you learn to take control of this activity through pelvic floor exercises.
Nutrition therapy: We have nutrition experts specializing in gastrointestinal disorders that can help you make diet changes that make it easier to have a bowel movement. These changes may include increasing your fiber intake and making sure you get adequate hydration. Learn more about Nutrition Services.
Pelvic floor exercises: Training exercises to strengthen muscles in your pelvic floor
Pain management: Offering innovative approaches, experts at Stanford Health Care's GI Pain Clinic address the source of your pain. Your treatment may include medications, stress management, or alternative therapies, such as acupuncture.
Relaxation: Low doses of muscle relaxants to increase coordination in your pelvic floor
Surgery: If your pelvic floor dysfunction is the result of a structural issue, you may need surgery to correct it.