The Effingham County Chamber celebrates the opening of new businesses or locations and welcomes new Chamber members with ribbon cuttings, new member pictures, and other events and activities.

The Effingham County Chamber invites the community in welcoming Effingham Pelvic Health & Wellness, PLLC to Effingham on Wednesday, November 10 at their ribbon cutting.

Located at 1901 S 4th St., Ste 14 in Effingham, Effingham Pelvic Health & Wellness is a physical therapy clinic that specializes in treating women and men with intimate pelvic floor concerns such as bladder and bowel dysfunction or pelvic pain.  The office is owned by Dr. April Ritz, PT, DPT who also specializes in pre and postnatal care.

Dr. Ritz is passionate about pelvic floor physical therapy and educating the community on the benefit of rehabilitation for bladder and bowel concerns.  Ritz treats a variety of conditions including urinary or bowel incontinence, prolapse, interstitial cystitis, overactive bladder, constipation, just to name a few.  Ritz also cares for pregnant and postpartum mother with core or pelvic floor weakness, as well as pain.

Dr. Ritz plans to open her office in November 2021.

To learn more about Effingham Pelvic Health & Wellness, PLLC, please visit them online at, by email at, or by calling (217) 705-5077.

About the Effingham County Chamber

Founded in 1917, the Effingham County Chamber is the county’s leading advocate and champion for business.  The Chamber works to create a climate of growth and success in our community by providing leadership opportunities as well as a volunteer programs and business-building initiatives that focus on the critical priorities of Effingham County businesses.  By leveraging the support, talent, and resources of our members, the Effingham County Chamber is leading efforts to achieve business success and community growth.

For information on becoming a Chamber member, visit, or contact Membership Director, Becky Brown, at (217) 342-4147.