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Pelvic Floor Disorders

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Did you know that nearly 24 percent of American women are affected by pelvic floor disorders? These disorders, also known as urogynecologic disorders, affect women of all ages and levels of physical activity.

Because of the embarrassment associated with pelvic floor disorders, many women suffer in silence. Fortunately, Inova Women's Services has solutions and enhanced treatments for you. Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses and physical therapists will help determine the most successful diagnosis and treatment options for you – so you can return to a full and active life.


Pelvic floor disorders are treated at:

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Women's (Fairfax) Hospital  Download our brochure
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

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Types of pelvic floor disorders we treat:

  • Urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control)
  • Overactive bladder
  • Voiding dysfunction (inability to urinate or difficulty urinating)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse (droppage of the female organs), including:
    • Cystocele (dropped bladder)
    • Rectocele (dropped rectum)
    • Uterine prolapse (dropped uterus)
    • Vaginal vault prolapse (dropped vagina after hysterectomy)
    • Enterocele (dropped small intestine)
  • Defecatory dysfunction
  • Fecal incontinence (loss of bowel control)
  • Constipation
  • Interstitial cystitis