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EFFINGHAM PELVIC
HEALTH & WELLNESS

Providing Compassionate Physical Therapy Care

with a Holistic Approach to Help You Reach Your Goals

Dr. April Ritz, PT, DPT & Dr. Kyla Burton, DPT specialize in treating women & men with intimate pelvic floor concerns as well as pre & postnatal care.  Most people are not aware conservative treatment exists for urinary or bowel leakage, bladder symptoms, painful sex in marriage, tailbone, pelvic, abdominal, or rectal pain. Dr. Ritz & Dr. Burton also enjoy treating mothers during pregnancy & postpartum whether they are having pain or leakage or just want to prepare for birth or return to exercise safely postpartum. Our goal is to help you live life to your fullest potential!

Contact Effingham Pelvic Health & Wellness for a free consultation- now is the time to take back your life! We would love to help you address your musculoskeletal concerns via tailored one-on-one sessions to assist you in reaching your goals. Our therapists spend quality time with each patient explaining their condition & educating on treatment.

 

SERVICES PROVIDED

All sessions are personalized to tailor to your concerns.

Initial Evaluation is 1 or 2 hours.

Treatments are one hour.

PRENATAL & POSTNATAL CARE

  • Low Back Pain

  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain

  • Pubic Symphysis Pain

  • Pelvic Pain

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Csection Management 

  • Diastasis Rectus Abdominus (DRA)

  • Core Strengthening

  • Labor Prep

  • Return to Exercise Postpartum

Pregnancy

PELVIC HEALTH- FOR WOMEN & MEN

  • Pelvic Pain 

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

  • Tailbone Pain

  • Urinary Incontinence (leakage)

  • Bowel Incontinence

  • Constipation

  • Interstitial Cystitis 

  • Endometriosis

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Pain with Intercourse

  • Post-Prostatectomy Conditions

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BLADDER DYSFUNCTION

  • Leakage

  • Urinary Urgency and Frequency

  • Nocturia (nighttime urination)

  • Incomplete Bladder Emptying

  • Overactive Bladder

  • Painful Bladder (Interstitial Cystitis)

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CHRONIC PAIN

Pain for 3 months or longer:

  • abdomen 

  • pelvis

  • back (upper, mid or lower)

  • tailbone

  • fibromyalgia 

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WELLNESS

  • Labor preparation 

  • Return to exercise 

  • Return to running postpartum

  • Caring for your core and perineum during and after pregnancy

  • Core strengthening and stability

 
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MEET DR. APRIL RITZ, PT, DPT

Dr. Ritz has a passion for pelvic floor physical therapy (PT) and is ready to serve her hometown of Effingham and the surrounding communities. She graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Maryville University in 2016. She has her Certification of Pelvic Health Rehabilitation and her Certification of Obstetric PT is pending. Dr. Ritz has dedicated her training and career to pelvic floor rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedics. She is a wife and mother of two. Her family resides in Effingham and are members at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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MEET DR. KYLA BURTON, DPT

Dr. Burton has recently returned to Effingham where she is eager to share her knowledge and expertise in pelvic health rehabilitation to her hometown community. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Evansville and has clinical experience working with patients who are experiencing urinary or bowel dysfunction as well as pre and post pregnancy. She has a special passion for working with women throughout all stages of pregnancy including the recovery postpartum.

 

CONTACT US

101 W Evergreen Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, USA

Cell: 217-705-5077

Fax: 217-805-9099

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CLINIC HOURS

Monday 7:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 7:00pm - 5:00pm

Wednesday 7:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm