Kristy Setnes PT, PRPC

Kristhas had the privilege of working with thousands of patients over the past 40 years.  At an age when many individuals are thinking of retirementshe looks forward to expanding her practice and providing care to men, womenand children in need of pelvic health services.  Using the latest evidence- based practices, along with a strong spinal and  orthopedic background and advanced pelvic floor training education she has successfully treated hundreds of patients with pelvic floor dysfunction when other pelvic rehab has failed to meet expectations.    

Kristy and her husband are the proud parents of 8 children.  Ethiopia and the world of autism are near to her heart.  In her free time she enjoys dance, gardening, reading, and sharing a glass of wine with friends old and new. 

  • 25 years of expertise providing pelvic health and rehabilitation services 
  • Certification as a Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner from the well-respected Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute 
  • Proud graduate of the University of Minnesota 
  • Pelvic Health Lead specialist for 23 years at Regions Hospital 
  • Clinical educator and mentor for new pelvic health clinicians 
  • Frequently sought expert opinion in complex cases 

Pelvic Health

  • Low back, sacral or pubic pain 
  • Core and pelvic stabilization 
  • Positions for laboring and delivery
  • Pelvic floor muscle coordination, strengthening and relaxation 
  • Perineal massage 
  • Incontinence of urine or stool 
  • Diastasis recti assessment 
  • Painful intercourse 
  • Scar mobilization 
  • Return to exercise guidelines 
  • Vaginismus 
  • Vulvodynia 
  • Interstitial Cystitis – painful bladder 
  • Pain with intercourse, pelvic exams or tampon use 
  • Pudendal Neuralgia 
  • High tone pelvic floor dysfunction 
  • Endometriosis 
  • Clitoral pain 
  • Anal, rectal or coccyx pain 
  • Testicular pain 
  • Penile pain 
  • Perineal pain 
  • Post ejaculatory pain 
  • Chronic pelvic pain syndrome 
  • High tone pelvic floor dysfunction 
  • Non-bacterial prostatitis 
  • Painful bladder 
  • Anal, rectal or coccyx pain 
  • Abdominal or groin pain 
  • Urinary frequency 
  • Urinary urgency 
  • Stress, urge or mixed urinary incontinence 
  • Painful urination 
  • Urinary retention 
  • Hesitancy 
  • Post-void dribbling 
  • Nocturia – frequent nighttime urination 
  • Enuresis – bedwetting 
  • Cystocele 
  • Constipation 
  • Hemorrhoids or anal fissures 
  • Incomplete evacuation of stool 
  • Fecal incontinence or fecal smearing 
  • Painful bowel movements 
  • Abdominal pain 
  • Rectocele 
  • Pelvic reconstruction – cystocele, rectocele, urethrocele 
  • Hysterectomy 
  • C-section 
  • Laparoscopy - endometrial ablation or excision 
  • Post prostatectomy – incontinence, bowel dysfunction, pelvic pain, erectile dysfunction 
  • Pudendal nerve decompression 
  • Hernia repair 

General Orthopedics

  • SI dysfunction 
  • Coccyx pain 
  • Pubic symphysis pain 
  • Buttock pain 
  • Back pain 
  • Thoracic pain 
  • Shoulder  
  • Neck pain 
  • Headaches 
  • Rib pain 
  • Hip and pelvic girdle dysfunction 
  • Knee pain 

Chronic Pain Treatment

  • Pain neuroscience education 
  • Physiological quieting and downtraining 
  • Craniosacral therapy

General Orthopedics

  • SI dysfunction 
  • Coccyx pain 
  • Pubic symphysis pain 
  • Buttock pain 
  • Back pain 
  • Thoracic pain 
  • Shoulder  
  • Neck pain 
  • Headaches 
  • Rib pain 
  • Hip and pelvic girdle dysfunction 
  • Knee pain 

Chronic Pain Treatment

  • Pain neuroscience education 
  • Physiological quieting and downtraining 
  • Craniosacral therapy