Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Services / Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Pelvic physiotherapy is crucial in the treatment of various forms of pelvic dysfunctions including:
- Stress Incontinence
- Overactive Bladder Syndrome
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Pelvic Pain
- Pregnancy and Childbirth Issues
The pelvic floor muscles are spread across the base of the pelvis to ensure that the pelvic organs, namely, the bladder, uterus and bowel are placed in their correct position. These muscles are work together to ensure proper functioning of the pelvic organs, and are very important in posture as they support spine along with the abdominal muscles. Vertex physiotherapy in Edmonton, AB believes that pelvic floor health is vital, and therefore we have a wonderful team that will help you in the maintenance of pelvic muscle health.
Why do problems occur in the pelvic floor muscles?
Decreased strength in the pelvic floor muscles may be caused either due to muscle weakness, overworked muscles or tears. It may be caused by any one or more of the following:
- Overuse by means of heavy and repetitive lifting
- Pregnancy and Childbirth
- Persistent chronic cough
- Chronic Constipation
- Chronic Prostatits
- Post Surgical Complications
It is important to note that both men and women are equally affected by pelvic floor dysfunctions. Our physiotherapists will assess your physical condition by means of a comprehensive exam, and formulate treatment goals respective to your condition, that will be focussed on the relieving of your symptoms. You will also receive a comprehensive home exercise plan to help with further muscle strengthening and pain alleviation.