St. Louis Womens Physical Therapy, Jennifer Rispoli, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy For Women By Women

Dr. Jen is one of the most elite and sought-after women's pelvic floor therapists in the state of Missouri. She specializes in women’s health and pelvic floor treatment and is committed to helping women improve their quality of life.

Dr. Jen has expertise in the evaluation, and treatment of conditions such as pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, and incontinence, all of which are common conditions that affect as many as one in three women.

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Office Therapies

Our team provides treatment for pelvic floor disorders to reduce or eliminate bothersome symptoms using the least invasive approach. Your goals, the severity of your condition and your general health define the individualized therapy. Treatment may include:

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Dietary modifications

Dietary modifications can include monitoring and adjusting your diet to fulfill your health needs.

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Pelvic floor muscle training

Strengthening your pelvic floor muscles can help urinary incontinence and treat pelvic organ prolapse.

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Biofeedback

Biofeedback is the process of gaining greater awareness of many physiological functions of one's own body, with or without using electronic or other instruments, and with a goal of being able to manipulate the body's systems at will.

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Behavioral modifications

Replace undesirable and unproductive actions, thoughts, and behaviors with more desirable ones, leading to better results and outcomes within your life.

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Vaginal support device (pessary)

A pessary is a soft, flexible device that is placed in the vagina to help support the bladder, vagina, uterus, and/or rectum. Pessaries are made in many different shapes and sizes. A pessary is a non-surgical way to treat pelvic organ prolapse and sometimes incontinence.

What Are Pelvic Floor Disorders?

When childbirth or other circumstances weaken or damage the pelvic floor, the pelvic organs, including the bladder, vagina and bowel, can be greatly impacted. Pelvic floor disorders include:

Incontinence

Incontinence: loss of bladder or bowel control, leakage of urine or feces. Incontinence can be more than a physical problem. It can disrupt your quality of life if it's not managed well.

Prolapse

Prolapse: descent or falling of either the bladder, uterus, or rectum. The drop of these pelvic organs is 0ften noted as a bulge or feeling of pressure or falling out. The bulge resulting from this pressure may be felt or seen.

Emptying disorders

Emptying disorders: difficulty urinating or moving bowels. When the bladder has a hard time emptying like it should, more urine is made than it can hold, and results in overflow incontinence.

Constipation can also be the cause or result of pelvic floor dysfunction.

Pain

Pain: discomfort in the lower back, pelvis, bladder and/or urethra. Several different bladder and pelvic floor problems can cause pain. Pain should be treated so it does not cause more health and quality of life issues.

Overactive bladder

Frequent need to void, This could be due to bladder pressure, urgency, or urge incontinence (an inability to overcome the urge to urinate, resulting in leaking).

Waking more than once a night, or going to the bathroom during the day more than every two hours indicates pelvic floor dysfunction.

4 Reasons Why Our

Patients Love Us

Communication

Your calls will always be returned promptly!

• Your calls, texts, and emails will be answered within twenty four hours

• You will have the information you need to make confident decisions!

Collaboration

We work well with other providers to ensure the highest quality of care!

• Personal Trainers

• Nutritionists

• Physicians

• Chiropractors

• Doulas

• Midwives

Consistency

You will work with the same therapist throughout your entire plan of care!

• No aides or techs

• No case sharing between clinicians

Continuity

We will work with you to make sure you have a maintenance program in place!

• Physical Therapy plan for working from where you are to where you want to be.

• Professional relationships with many doctors and ancillary healthcare workers to address all prenatal, postpartum, and menopausal needs.

• We never ‘discharge’ people because they have ‘run out of visits’. We keep working until the job is done.

The First Visit

At St. Louis Women's Physical Therapy, we provide physical therapy services to residents in the St. Louis area, including St. Charles, St. Louis, Warren, and Lincoln Counties. The first visit starts with a thorough assessment of your injury or condition.

After a thorough examination, Dr. Jen provides an in depth explanation and education about the current problem and cause. She then develops a customized program for you, and it is likely that you will receive the beginning of your treatment at this time.

Prior to your first visit, we will send you forms via email to fill out online. If you would prefer to have printed versions of these forms, we can provide this as well.

Additionally, Missouri law states that we need a physician or comparable profession’s referral before treatment can begin.

We deliver our therapy with an emphasis on hands-on, one-on-one, evidence-informed treatments.

While not required, it could be beneficial to wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. Please have a complete list of any prescribed or over-the-counter medications that you take regularly.

Financing

CareCredit health, wellness credit card

Whether it’s a routine checkup or emergency surgery, you shouldn’t have to worry about how to get the best medical care. That’s why we’re pleased to accept the CareCredit healthcare credit card. CareCredit lets you say “yes” to recommend treatment and pay for it in convenient monthly payments that fit your budget.

CareCredit is the healthcare credit card designed exclusively for healthcare services with special financing options.* With CareCredit, you can use your card for all of your follow-up care as well as annual checkups.


Learn more by visiting www.carecredit.com or contacting our office. Ready to apply? Apply Online for your CareCredit card today.


*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. Ask us for details.


Insurance

St. Louis Women's Physical Therapy is not contracted with any insurance providers. We have found this to be a very good thing for you, the client. This means that we get to make clinical decisions with you, to help you most efficiently reach your goals. Being out of network allows us the freedom to make the best choice for you without requiring input from a third party.


Physical therapy is an investment in your health, and we expect you to get a significant return on your investment here at St. Louis Women's Physical Therapy. We invest in you and your health, as well as spending a full hour of one-on-one time each visit. This personalized care allows us to help you achieve your goals…freedom from leaks and constantly running to the bathroom, freedom from pain, and freedom to live the life you want to live.


ADDITIONALLY, PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE WITH HSA AND FSA ACCOUNT FUNDS.

We will be happy to give many of our clients a detailed superbill, explaining the services provided, so that each client can submit a request for reimbursement from their insurance company.

What Other Women Are Saying

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Jessica

STL Women's PT Client

Working with Dr. Jen has been amazing. She made me feel comfortable and was very knowledgeable. I highly recommend.

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Ashley

STL Women's PT Client

If you are looking for the right Physical Therapist then you are in the right spot. Dr. Jen has helped in so many ways.

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Talia

STL Women's PT Client

I was nervous at first and was immediately relieved when I met Dr. Jen. She helped me feel comfortable and she knew what she was doing. Very nice and friendly.

Send us a message

Get In Touch

Email: info@STLWomensPT.com

Address

1120 Technology Drive, Suite 112 O'Fallon, MO 63368

Assistance Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00am – 2:30pm

Saturday – CLOSED

Sunday – CLOSED

Phone Number:

(636) 686-0503

1120 Technology Dr, O'Fallon, MO 63368, USA

Office

1120 Technology Drive, Suite 112 O'Fallon, MO 63368

Call (636) 686-0503

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