You are not alone
Pelvic floor rehabilitation is proven to help with symptoms.
Post or Ante Natal Problem
Posture changes during pregnancy can have longer term effects.
Do you experience leaking when you cough, sneeze, run, jump or exercise?
1 in 3 women experience Stress Urinary incontinence.
Do you experience leaking when you cough, sneeze, run, jump, exercise.
Do you plan shopping trips around toilets or need the toilet when turning the taps on?
Do you limit your fluid intake to prevent leaking?
All these and more could be due to a malfunctioning pelvic floor. Physiotherapy has an 80% success rate in treating incontinence by giving you a detailed assessment and a structured exercise programme to strengthen your Pelvic floor and retrain your bladder.
Being unable to hold a bowel motion is very distressing and can lead to you not going out at all. There can be many causes of Faecal incontinence which can be addressed by a Pelvic Health physiotherapist so you can live again.
A prolapse occurs when one of your pelvic organs drops down and is not supported by the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments. Women with a prolapse can experience incontinence, a heaviness in the pelvic area, low back pain and incomplete emptying of the bladder or bowel. Pelvic floor rehabilitation is proven to help with symptoms.
Chronic pain can be debilitating. On average it takes 7 years for a diagnosis of PP. Physiotherapists are specialists in treating and helping people manage chronic pain. Hence contact us now so I can help you manage your pain and get your life back.
Ante/ Postnatal Musculoskeletal Problems
During pregnancy your posture changes to accommodate the baby. This can put stress on certain parts of your body causing pain. The correct management and exercises can help relieve these problems and help prevent issues post natally .
Post hysterectomy or Pelvic floor repair surgery your PF muscles weaken. Doing the correct rehabilitation exercises help strengthen your muscles correctly. Just as you would have rehab after an ACL repair you need rehab after a pelvic repair.
Male Pelvic Health
Men also experience similiar problems with their pelvic floor muscles.
Physiotherapy can help these problems. Please contact Lucy to discuss possible treatments.
Conditions I treat:
- Pelvic pain
- Post prostate surgery.