PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIOTHERAPY
Experience the benefits of personalized pelvic floor physiotherapy services at our patient centered physiotherapy clinic in Mississauga.
What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?
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.
Pelvic floor concerns are a common occurrence in men and women alike, but many people are unaware that professional help is available and symptoms can be treated. Using proper guidance and treatment, one can get rid of embarrassing situations such as urinary leakage while laughing, coughing or bearing down.
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Services at INNOVA
Looking for a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist in Mississauga? Visit our Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Clinic at INNOVA.
Treatment plans at INNOVA are tailor made as per your individual needs. A detailed oriented approach is taken when assessing every patient to ensure we identify the root cause of your symptoms. Pelvic floor physiotherapy involves an internal examination through the vagina and rectum to assess the tone and strength of pelvic floor muscles. Our pelvic floor Physiotherapist is highly trained and knowledgeable so that you are getting hands on treatment and education every visit. Exercises will be a key component to care and will be prescribed such that they can be performed by you independently at home without needing any exercise equipment.
Benefits of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Some of the benefits of seeking help related to the pelvic floor are:
- Reduction or elimination of pelvic pain
- Loosening of pelvic muscles that are too tight
- Strengthening of pelvic muscles that are too lose
- Improved bowel and bladder function – urinary frequency, urgency, leakage, constipation, pain
- Pain-free intercourse
- Helps pre and post-natal issues – preparation for delivery, c-section scarring, tearing, episiotomy, urinary leakage
Conditions Treated with Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Common conditions treated by pelvic floor physiotherapy include:
- Post-prostatectomy Incontinence
- Pelvic Pain
- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
- Vaginal Pain Syndrome
- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Urinary Incontinence – stress, urgency mixed
- Pre and Post-Pregnancy Issues – labour and delivery preparation, pain, leakage,
bulging and scarring from C-sections, tearing or episiotomy
- Lower Back Pain
- Groin / Pubic Pain
- Sacroiliac Pain
- Piriformis Syndrome
- Pain During Intercourse
FAQ’s About Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Services
During your first visit, you will be asked specific questions about your condition and past medical history followed by an internal examination to determine the cause of your symptoms. Your treatment plan will be outlined and you will be given instructions for home care.
You may experience soreness in the muscles after treatment however this is usually very mild and does not interfere with your normal activities. Your pelvic floor Physiotherapist will also provide more guidance regarding this depending on your specific situation.
Yes , just like regular Physiotherapy, pelvic floor Physiotherapy is covered under Physiotherapy services. Please contact your insurance provider for specific coverage.
A referral is not required to see a pelvic floor Physiotherapist. Please contact your insurance provider for specific requirements.
Physiotherapy Services Are Often Covered by Extended Healthcare Providers
Consult your plan to learn more.