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Pelvic Health / Floor Physiotherapy

Overview

Pelvic Health/Floor Physiotherapy addresses signs and symptoms that may be originating and/or presenting in the pelvic floor and other deep core muscles. Although common, pelvic health concerns among men and women do not have to be suffered within silence – they can be addressed with conservative, non-surgical, evidence-based strategies. In fact, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy is considered the first-line conservative management option for various pelvic health concerns, as proven in the research. 

If the pelvic floor muscles are too tight and/or weak, lack endurance, or have difficulty coordinating with other muscle groups, certain conditions can ensue. A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist has specialized post-graduate training in the assessment and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, in addition to having a deep understanding of the entire body in terms of anatomy and functional movement patterns. Whether you are a female or male, amateur or high-level athlete, or among the prenatal or postpartum population – everyone has pelvic floor muscles and thus, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy has a role to play in anyone’s life.

Pelvic Health/Floor Physiotherapy help treats:

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)
  • SIJ (sacroiliac joint) pain
  • Buttock/glute pain
  • Hip joint pain
  • Pubic Bone/Pubic Symphysis Pain
  • Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS)
  • Constipation
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) & Chronic Non-Bacterial Prostatitis (CP)(men)
  • Diastasis Recti Abdominis (DRA)
  • Incontinence (leaking)
  • Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lichens Simplex, Lichens Sclerosis, Lichens Planus
  • Overactive Bladder (OAB)
  • Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD)
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Tarlov Cysts
  • Clitoral Phimosis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Endometriosis (Endo)
  • Genito-Urinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM)
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS)
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)
  • Vaginismus
  • Vulvodynia (generalized) and Provoked Vestibulodynia (localized vulvodynia)
  • Perineal Stretching
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Levator Ani Syndrome
  • Orchialgia
  • Post-prostatectomy (removal of the prostate gland)
  • Post void/post micturition dribble
  • Proctalgia Fugax

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