Pelvic Physical Therapy

Overview

Pelvic health physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of various conditions that involve the pelvic floor or symptoms that manifest in this area. It can be a crucial part of an individual’s complete medical care. The pelvic floor includes muscles, ligaments, nerves and connective tissue. It plays an important role in the body by providing support for the bladder, genitals, uterus and anus.

If you experience any of the symptoms below, you will benefit from pelvic floor physiotherapy:

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Urgency:

an inability to control a strong, compelling urge to urinate or defecate.

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Nocturia:

waking at night repeatedly to urinate.

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Constipation:

difficult passage of hard stools less than three times a week, one week out of four.

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Frequency:

having to urinate so frequently that your normal routine is affected.

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Incontinence:

leakage of urine, gas or feces that is difficult to control.

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Pelvic pain and chronic pelvic pain syndrome:

pain within or around the pelvic region without any positive physical diagnosis or medical explanation.