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River Falls Area Hospital

Women's health care

Women's health care

Occupational Therapy

Expecting a baby?

The Birth Center offers comprehensive services and programs, comfortable surroundings and the latest technology – all in a responsive, family-centered environment.

River Falls Area Hospital, in partnership with the River Falls Medical Clinic, is meeting the growing need for expert care and advice for women's health issues, including gynecology, breast health, pregnancy and childbirth issues. Our program offers care for a woman's lifelong health care needs.

Many women suffer in silence from conditions like incontinence, pelvic support, abdominal pain, infertility, pain before and after pregnancy.

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Incontinence

Urinary (or bladder) incontinence is when you are not able to keep urine from leaking from your urethra, the tube that carries urine out of your body from your bladder.

Learn more about urinary incontinence in our health encyclopedia.

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Kegel exercises

Kegel exercises are a series of pelvic muscle exercises designed to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor.

Learn more about Kegel exercises in our health encyclopedia.

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Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin.

Learn more about abdominal pain in our health encyclopedia.

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Infertility

Primary infertility describes couples who have never been able to become pregnant after at least 1 year of unprotected sex (intercourse).

Learn more about infertility in our health encyclopedia.

New treatments can help quickly, with little disruption or recovery time, sometimes in less than 15 minutes. Treatments may range from physical therapy to surgical procedures.

Physical therapy

Studies have shown that physical therapy helps improve bladder control, low back pain during pregnancy and other women's health issues.

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Kegel exercises

Kegel exercises are a series of pelvic muscle exercises designed to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor.

Learn more about Kegel exercises in our health encyclopedia.

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Pregnancy care

Good prenatal care can significantly improve the quality of the pregnancy and the outcome for the infant and mother.

Learn more about pregnancy care in our health encyclopedia.

Treatment may involve stretching and strengthening muscles, as well as improving posture. Biofeedback or relaxation techniques may be used to teach patients how to deal with health problems and improve their well-being.

Surgical procedures

Our physicians use new minimally invasive procedures to give life-changing relief from symptoms. These procedures may be completed at the clinic or, for more extensive procedures, at the hospital's surgery center.

Our women's health care team is here and ready to help. We'll answer your questions and help you choose a treatment that fits your life.

Gynecology, urogynecology and female pelvic medicine services

Many women suffer in silence from conditions like incontinence, pain heavy bleeding or pressure from prolapsed organs.

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Incontinence

Urinary (or bladder) incontinence is when you are not able to keep urine from leaking from your urethra, the tube that carries urine out of your body from your bladder.

Learn more about urinary incontinence in our health encyclopedia.

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Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin.

Learn more about abdominal pain in our health encyclopedia.

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Prolapsed organs

Uterine prolapse is falling or sliding of the uterus from its normal position in the pelvic cavity into the vaginal canal.

Learn more about prolapsed organs in our health encyclopedia.

The team at River Falls can provide evaluation and treatment of a variety of gynecologic health concerns, including abnormal uterine bleeding, gynecologic cancer, pelvic floor disorders, and conditions that affect the bladder, rectum and other structures in the pelvic region.

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Abnormal uterine bleeding

Abnormal bleeding from the vagina that is due to changes in hormone levels

Learn more about abnormal uterine bleeding in our health encyclopedia.

New treatments can relieve these symptoms quickly, with little disruption or recovery time – sometimes in less than 15 minutes. River Falls Area Hospital offers the latest technology available, in partnership with United Hospital.

The latest technologic advance in gynecology services is robotic surgery with the addition of the da Vinci robot-assisted surgical system. This technology allows surgeons to make smaller incisions and enhances surgical precision, giving patients the benefit of a quicker recovery.

You can be comfortable talking with our women's health care professionals about your problems. We'll answer your questions and help you choose a treatment that fits your life.

Our women's health care team includes family medicine doctors, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, general surgeons and an OB/GYN who work together for your health. You choose your health care professional and get the personal care and attention you need, with the additional expertise of a full-time OB/GYN.