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Special Programs

Special Programs 

Are you frustrated with pain or ongoing tension, or feelings of pressure?

Do you have pain or difficulty releasing your muscles for emptying your bladder or bowel, or for being sexual with your partner? Do you need to avoid straining due to loss of support, such as prolapse?  Are frequent toilet trips disturbing your activities or sleep patterns? Do you ever experience tension at other areas, such as at the jaw, shoulders or spine?

We have special programs that go beyond managing symptoms. We help you reach your goals by including how to reduce tension, to reduce pain, prevent fatigue and build endurance.

Physical Therapy & Pelvic Health Platform of Care: 12 Weeks to jump-start your goals!

Coaching and digital training.  May choose to include physical therapy, with a mixture of clinic and/or virtual sessions.

  • We keep in touch through private messaging between sessions, so you don’t need to wait to progress.
  • You can train through movement for enjoyable, modified “yoga flows” that can be on a mat, in a chair, on a  yoga ball, or in standing.
  • Muscle calming is a movement technique that is very different from stretching or pressing on muscles. It is great for interrupting tension to help muscles release.

Platform of Care FAQs

Who provides the services in these programs?

Most of the program training, videos and coaching is with Pat, though there may be some options for sessions with Laura.

Do I need a new referral from my medical provider?

Our fax for referrals is 434 979-0747

If you are currently living or visiting in Virginia, you may be eligible to begin physical therapy through what is called direct access. If you are needing therapy beyond 60 days, you will need a prescription for PT from a medical provider.

Our wellness programs do not require a referral from a medical provider.

Will I be able to send in receipts to go toward an insurance deductible?

These flat-rate programs overlap treatment and wellness sessions, digital content and messaging or phone conversations with the therapist.  These services are not separated by treatment codes and are not eligible for insurance reimbursement.

Program Testimonials:

“Pat truly cares about her patients and has learned a variety of techniques to help reduce pain and strengthen muscles. I have learned about how the pelvic floor muscles work, how to complete a variety of exercises, gained an understanding of the science of pain, yoga, relaxation techniques, and biofeedback. She has given me soo many strategies to help me strengthen my muscles and relieve pain. I will keep note of everything I have learned and continue to use it for the rest of my life. The online videos, live classes, and visual notes for exercises have been extremely helpful to me and I am thankful that I decided to do the three month online/in person program with Passages Physical Therapy.” -JM

“I highly recommend Passages PT for anyone looking to improve their pelvic floor wellness! After having my baby, I struggled with pelvic floor pain and pressure, and worried that I wouldn’t be able to get back to my usual activities. The physical therapist working with me provided incredible expertise on the science of pain and how our pelvic floor works and heals as well as encouragement and practical individualized exercises as we worked towards restoring my pelvic floor! I saw nearly immediate improvement with her help as well as growth and improvement over the course of months. Thanks Passages PT for your help!” – DH

“Pat is so knowledgeable! Every woman needs to know about the importance of pelvic floor and postural muscles- its not always about making them stronger but using them the right way! I was so discouraged- so many doctors and specialists could not help me target my hip/back/shoulder pain. If you struggle with unexplained hip/back/pelvic pain — please check out what Pat and Passages has to offer!!!!!” -ML

“When I came to Pat, I had just gotten over my first major bout of pelvic area pain (tension, stress, and clenching related). I was beginning to heal, but didn’t have the tools to help me do so properly. Working with Pat, I’ve been able to find the right exercises and stretches to get things working together again. After working with her for a few months, I’m pain-free the vast majority of days (and when I do have pain, it’s almost always related to a specific trigger, and the tools Pat taught me help me get back to my new normal more quickly). I highly recommend men with pelvic pain working with Pat.” -RC