Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
What is your pelvic floor?
A collection of muscles located around the pelvis and tail bone.
What does it do?
Provides support for internal structures
Provides stability to the trunk and pelvis
Supports sexual function
Pelvic Floor Physio may be for you if you experience:
- Bowel or bladder incontinence
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Unexplained low back/hip pain/ pelvic/ rectal/ genital pain
Some behaviours you may notice:
-goes to the toilet frequently “just in case”
-avoids drinking water through the day to delay urinating
-leaks with sneezes or coughs
-getting older and losing control
How We Can Help!
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy includes taking a thorough history and completing and external and internal examine to determine if the pelvic floor muscles as functioning optimally to contract and relax at the appropriate times to maintain continence and allow for urination, bowel movements, and in women, sexual intercourse.
Give us a call or speak to your primary care provider to discuss if PFP is appropriate.