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Pelvic floor physiotherapy is physical therapy that relates to the lower pelvic area; also known as the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is made up of layers of muscles that span the bottom the pelvis. They act like sling to support and assist with function of the bowels, bladder and uterus, as well as assist with sexual function.

Benefits of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy include improved:
pelvic pain

  • urinary incontinence
  • bowel and bladder function
  • pre and post natal issues
  • pain with intercourse

 

Common Misconceptions:

  • It is a misconception to think that it is normal to have urinary leakage after childbirth
  • It is a misconception to think it is normal to have urinary leakage as you age
  • It is a misconception to think there is nothing you can do about urinary leakage

Pelvic Dysfunction Risk Factors:

  • Female and Post menopause (hormone changes)
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth(Multiparous: having had more than one child)
  • Obstetric trauma (forceps, suction, tearing)
  • Gynaecological or Urinary surgery
  • Chronic Illness
  • Medication and Smoking
  • Chronic straining
  • Radical Prostatectomy and Prostate enlargement for men

FREE PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIOTHERAPY TALK

 

Many suffer silently without the realization that there are several effective and evidence-based treatments available today. Find out more at our Pelvic Health Talk on Tuesday April 16th, 2019 at 6-7pm.  Call us to reserve a spot. 905-814-9355. Space is limited.