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Tag Archives: Pelvic floor

Pregnancy and labour significantly affects a woman’s pelvic health, making a trained pelvic health physiotherapist an integral part of any woman’s prenatal and postpartum care team. Expectant mothers, and those immediately postpartum, can benefit from a pelvic floor health assessment for common conditions such as: LOW BACK PAIN AND SCIATICA Low back pain is commonly […]

THE ROLE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY IN TREATING PELVIC FLOOR, URINARY & GASTROINTESTINAL DYSFUNCTIONS Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD) affects 30% of women and up to 10% of men. PFD refers to conditions such as urinary incontinence, pelvic pain and pelvic organ prolapse. These conditions are more common after giving birth or frequent urinary infection. Although the are […]

Pelvic floor physiotherapy is an evidence-based approach to treat pelvic floor dysfunctions.  These include, but are not limited to the following: Incontinence (leakage, urine or fecal) Urinary frequency Urinary urgency Bowel dysfunction including constipation Unexplained pain in the low back or pelvic region Pain during or after intercourse Organ prolapse Pelvic pain Pre and post […]