Pelvic health physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of various conditions that involve the pelvic floor or symptoms that manifest in this area. The pelvic floor includes muscles, ligaments, nerves and connective tissue. It plays an important role in the body by providing support for the bladder, genitals, uterus and anus.
Patients who suffer from the following symptoms may benefit from pelvic health physiotherapy:
Urgency: a strong, compelling urge to urinate or defecate that may be difficult to control. Constipation: difficult passage of hard stools less than three times a week. Nocturia: waking at night to repeatedly urinate Frequency: Needing to urinate so frequently that your regular daily routine is affected Incontinence: leakage of urine or feces that cannot be controlled Chronic pelvic pain: pain within or around the pelvic region