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Pelvic Health Program

Incontinence & Pelvic Pain

William R. Atkins, MD

The symptoms that women experience in their pelvic or abdominal areas are often rooted in complex problems that can be challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat. The Chester County Hospital Pelvic Health Program's multidisciplinary team works with each patient to understand her emotional and medical issues in an effort to provide a plan of care that blends traditional medicine with complementary approaches. Our service is timely and appropriate.

Symptoms treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Constipation
  • Depression (related to abdominal and pelvic symptoms)
  • Diarrhea
  • Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence (including stress incontinence)
  • Stool Incontinence (also known as fecal incontinence)
  • Painful Intercourse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Prolapse of the bladder, rectum, uterus or vagina
  • Rectal Pain
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Vulvodynia (vaginal pain)

The complexity of the problems these symptoms can indicate requires a multidisciplinary team of specialists that works closely to provide the proper diagnostic tests and treatment. Our coordinated service works with each patient to create a personalized treatment plan and facilitate communication with referring physicians that offers patients the highest quality care possible.

Our Team
Service Facilitator Provides patient education & timely referrals.
Primary Care Physician
Pain Management Specialist
General Surgeon
Physical Therapist

Services Provided
Diagnosis and Treatment Recommendations
Emotional and Psychological Support
Pain Management
Exercise and Muscle Tone Improvement through Physical Therapy
Nutrition and Diet Modifications
Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery

Disorders treated through the Pelvic Health Program
Fallen Bladder (cyctocele)
Interstitial Cystitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Ovarian Cysts
Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction
Prolapse of the bladder, rectum or vagina.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Painful Intercourse (Dyspareunia)
Back Pain
Sexual Dysfunction
Stool Incontinence (Also known as fecal incontinence)
Urinary Incontinence (Including stress incontinence)
Urinary Infections
Uterine Fibroids
Vulvodynia (vaginal pain)
Depression (Related to abdominal and pelvic symptoms)

Pelvic Health Professional Team
William Atkins, M.D. - Medical Coordinator
Associates for Women's Medicine - Obstetrics/Gynecology
Chester County OB/GYN Associates - Obstetrics/Gynecology
Jeffrey Friedman, M.D. - Pain Management
Lee L. Yao, M.D. - Acupuncture
Melissa L. Delaney, D.O. - Obstetrics/Gynecology
Psychology Associates of Chester County - Psychology
Surgical Specialists, P.C. - General & Colorectal Surgery
The Chester County Hospital - Physical Therapy / Nutritional Counseling
Urology Center of Chester County - Urology
West Chester Gastroenterology Associates - Gastroenterology

Phone: 610.738.2300

Last Updated: 2/20/2015