Pelvic Health Rehabilitation

Overview

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:

Stress incontinence

Leaking urine with activities that increase the intra-abdominal pressure such as cough, sneeze, lift, laugh, running or exercise

Urgency

A strong desire empty your bladder or bowels that is difficult to control.

Frequency

The need to constantly urinate or empty your bowels more than your normal routine.

Bowels constipation

Difficulty passing stools less than 3 times in a week

Pelvic pain

Pain in and around the pelvic region that may be associated with bladder, bowels or sexual function.

Pelvic symptoms

Described as pressure, burning, ​painful intercourse, heaviness

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Contact us  for more information on how a pelvic health physiotherapist can help you with these problems