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Why Your Foot Might Be the Cause of Your Pelvic Pain

Updated: Nov 13, 2023

The Surprising Symmetry: Body Parts and Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain can be a real game-changer in life. From discomfort during everyday activities to persistent aches, it can be challenging to pinpoint the source. Sometimes, the answer might lie elsewhere in your body.

Think of your body as an intricate puzzle, with each piece affecting the others. When one piece isn't quite right, it can disrupt the whole picture. Your feet, for instance, are part of this puzzle, and issues here can set off a cascade of effects.

One Example: Feet

Problems like flat feet, bunions, or leg length discrepancies might not seem related to your pelvis, but they can subtly alter your posture and muscle balance, potentially leading to pelvic discomfort.

If you've been dealing with lower back pain, mysterious pelvic sensations, or hip discomfort, these might be signals from another part of your body. It's like your body's way of telling you to check under the hood.

If you've been contemplating pelvic floor therapy but aren't sure if it's the right path, now's the time to explore. We can examine your unique situation, considering how various elements of your body and your lifestyle might be contributing to your pelvic pain.

Imagine it as an annual check-up for your body. You have the right to understand how your body works and to address any signs that something might be off-kilter.



About Michelle

Michelle is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at Webb Physical Therapy, located in Lawrence, Kansas.  She's worked in PT for close to 10 years, and believes each patient should be treated with a holistic, whole person approach to healing.

She is devoted to helping her patients develop individualized treatment plans to help them achieve their specific goals.

Call (785) 813-1338 for a free 15 minute phone consultation, or email

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