- Constipation and bowel dysfunction
- Pelvic pain
- Postpartum dysfunction
- Pregnancy-related pain
Lauren Carney is a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health. She earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Kentucky, and has worked for UK since 2016. She has had experience treating in a variety of settings and with different populations, including skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehab for those with spinal cord injury, and outpatient orthopedics.
More recently, she has completed specialized coursework for pelvic health diagnoses and primarily treats pelvic pain, incontinence, constipation and bowel dysfunction, dyspareunia, postpartum dysfunction, and pregnancy related pain. She is working toward obtaining a Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certification. She enjoys helping patients improve their quality of life by restoring function at the pelvis and surrounding structures.
In addition to clinical work, Lauren has been involved with the Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network for facilitation of pelvic health education in the community and within the provider network. She presented at an “Ask the Expert” session at the 2018 Regional Cancer Conference to discuss the management of pelvic floor dysfunction after cancer treatment. She looks forward to engaging in new opportunities to educate the public and other clinicians about pelvic health.
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