Pelvic Health Rehabilitation
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of conditions that involve the muscles, fascia, ligaments and tissue including the pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor has an important role in the following:
– Support of the pelvic organs that is the bladder, bowels and uterus (in women)
– Bowel and Bladder control in maintaining continence
– Sexual function including orgasm
– Plays a part of the core unit in providing stability in the lumbar pelvic region
If you suffer from any of the following conditions, pelvic health physiotherapy may help:
Leaking urine with activities that increase the intra-abdominal pressure such as cough, sneeze, lift, laugh, running or exercise
A strong desire empty your bladder or bowels that is difficult to control.
The need to constantly urinate or empty your bowels more than your normal routine.
Difficulty passing stools less than 3 times in a week
Pain in and around the pelvic region that may be associated with bladder, bowels or sexual function.
Described as pressure, burning, painful intercourse, heaviness