Women’s Health Rehabilitation

Therapy Programs Designed for Women

Meritus Physical Therapy recognizes the special needs of women throughout each stage of life and provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment. Our research-based, up-to-date interventions are designed to meet each woman's unique needs and our professional staff provides compassionate care that will help you feel comfortable addressing your private concerns. Meritus Physical Therapy's specialty treatment areas include the following:


Let us help you cope with the pain and fatigue associated with fibromyalgia. Our comprehensive treatment program includes the following elements:

  • Individual evaluation
  • Patient education
  • Pain management
  • Manual techniques
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Energy conservation
  • Coping skills
  • Individual exercise training
  • Problem-solving


For swelling that occurs in the arms, legs, or trunk due to problems with the lymphatic system, we offer a lymphedema management program. A specially trained and certified lymphedema therapist provides all lymphedema services including:

  • Manual lymphatic drainage
  • Skin care
  • Bandaging techniques
  • Therapeutic exercise

Prenatal & Postpartum Care

During pregnancy, a women's body undergoes many changes that can cause pain and discomfort. Our women's health therapists specialize in the treatment of pre-and post-partum women. Our treatments will:

  • Correct pelvic alignment
  • Increase core strength
  • Offer several approaches to support a healthy delivery and successful recovery.

We also offer warm pool therapy, which helps to:

  • decrease swelling in the legs
  • decrease pain
  • ease painful joints
  • allow the mother to gently strengthen her muscles


Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the loss of bone tissue leads to decreased density and bone fragility. We provide an individualized program designed to prevent, arrest, and/or reverse the common patterns of postural changes that occur with osteopenia and osteoporosis. We can help you safely return to a full and active lifestyle without the fear of fracture. Osteoporosis treatment includes:

  • Education
  • Postural correction
  • Active bracing
  • Balance
  • Proper body mechanics
  • Progressive therapeutic exercise
Women's Health Rehabilitation