Manual Physical Therapy

Comparison of the effect of massage therapy and isometric exercises on primary dysmenorrhea: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Pain intensity had significantly reduced in massage and exercises groups and the reduction was more significant in the massage group (P<0.001).

Moreover, the results revealed a significant difference among the three groups regarding the mean duration of pain after the third cycle (P=0.006).

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy as Primary Treatment of Pelvic Floor Disorders With Urinary Urgency and Frequency-Predominant Symptoms.

The Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy with myofasical release techniques improves urinary symptoms while avoiding medications and more invasive therapies. The high dropout rates suggest that motivation or logistic factors may play a significant role in the utilization and success of this treatment option.