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Everything you need to know about Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
Mindful Movement for Pelvic Floor/abdominal/core muscle. Promoting/creating awareness on Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for every one, may be you are one of them who really need pelvic floor physiotherapy.
If you are not aware of what is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, please visit us and feel comfortable to talk to our pelvic floor specialist. As you all know the pelvic floor muscle have number of important functions, they support our Pelvis, abdominal and core muscle.
Pelvic floor muscles function together to maintain urinary continence, bowel movements/Fecal, lumbar stability, and sexual function and even more. They also Play a role in movement and breathing as part of core muscle system.
Many people with pelvic pain have pelvic floor dysfunction, but specifically, hypertonic muscles or muscles that are too tight. Alternatively, they can have hypotonic muscles or weak pelvic floor muscles, or a combination of both, muscles that are too tense and too relaxed.
The pelvic floor is the base of the group of muscles commonly referred to as your 'core'. These muscles play an important role in bladder and bowel control and sexual sensation.
How should I come to know if I have a pelvic floor problem?
Common signs that can indicate a pelvic floor problem include:
- Accidentally leaking urine when you exercise, play sport, laugh, cough or sneeze
- Needing to get to the toilet in a hurry or not making it there in time
- Constantly needing to go to the toilet
- Finding it difficult to empty your bladder or bowel
- Accidentally losing control of your bowel
- Accidentally passing wind
- A prolapse (pressure, bulging or discomfort in the pelvic area)
- Pain in your pelvic area, or
- Painful sex
- Abdominal pain
- Caesarean section (c-section) scarring
- Episiotomy and tearing complaints
- Pain during or after postpartum sexual intercourse
- Diastasis Rectus Abdominus
People who are most at risk of pelvic floor problems are:
- Pregnant women
- Women who have recently, or ever, had a baby
- Women who are going through, or have gone through, menopause
- Women who have undergone gynaecological surgery such as a hysterectomy
- Men who have undergone surgery for prostate cancer and
- Elite athletes such as runners, gymnasts or trampolinists
This risk is higher if you:
- Have a history of back pain
- Have ever experienced injury to your pelvic region
- Are constipated
- Strain when you go to the toilet
- Have a chronic cough or sneeze
Postnatal (after Child Birth) Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Do you aware of pelvic floor physiotherapy is 100% necessary for every woman after having a baby. One of most important reason to visit our pelvic floor physiotherapist is Vaginal birth is a trauma to the pelvic muscles, and much like if you had any muscle trauma or injury, you need some rehab for your pelvic floor! Peeing even a single drop while you sneeze/cough/laugh/jump, pain during sex, a feeling of “fullness” in the pelvis, chronic low back pain; these are all signs that you probably need a pelvic floor physio.
You also need us even after a caesarean delivery, the weight of your baby, fluid, placenta and uterus, all put strain on your pelvic floor and it will require pelvic floor afterward. Even if you are considering back to your routine to any kind of exercise after birth, Our Pelvic floor physiotherapist can help you make sure that all of your important parts of your body are where they belong and that you won’t do more harm than good.
Importance of Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
Pelvic floor conditions are common in every person, once in their life span every person feels some level of discomfort at their pelvic floor muscle and, they are treatable and you should not have to live with them or hesitate. Pelvic health physiotherapy can help you reduced you discomfort and regain control, maximize your function and self-confidence. as per Research, pelvic floor physiotherapy is beneficial in incontinence and pelvic pain. Kegel exercises may not help everyone, and often are not performed correctly.
Pelvic floor physiotherapists can assess and treat your pelvic floor dysfunction by applying method of manual therapy techniques externally and internally.