Now Offering Pelvic Floor Treatment for Pain and Tension Syndromes

The John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Approach is considered to be the ultimate mind/body therapy that is safe, gentle and consistently effective in producing results that last.   In 2013, Good Health Physical Therapy & Wellness Therapist Emily DeCarlo attended the Barnes’ seminar in Myofascial Release for the pelvic floor.  Emily DeCarlo has over twenty years of clinical physical therapy experience and is excited to add this additional therapy.  This treatment is specialized only a few therapist in the greater Portland area offer this much needed therapy.  Myofascial Release for the pelvic floor is particularly beneficial for individuals who suffer from the following conditions:

  • Volvodynia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Painful Intercourse
  • Urinary Frequency
  • Coocydynia
  • Endomentriosis
  • Infertility Problems
  • Episiotomy Scars
  • Pelvic Floor Pain
  • Pudendal Nerve Entrapment
  • Mastectomy Pain
  • Problematic Breast Implant/Reduction Scars

What is Integrative Manual Therapy?


Integrative Manual Therapy (IMT™) is a unique set of techniques, approaches, and methodologies that address pain, dysfunction, disease and disability. Developed by Dr. Sharon W. Giammatteo, IMT is best described as a health care process. IMT encompasses a wide range of health care practices. It achieves health and healing by taking into account the diverse systems of the human body and addressing dysfunction at the cellular level. IMT practitioners use their hands (among other tools) to diagnose and treat clients. With practitioners around the world, IMT offers clients the opportunity for healing, recovery and rehabilitation as an alternative and/or complement to invasive (surgical) procedures or aggressive (pharmaceutical) methods. Continue reading