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pelvic floor physio

Pelvic floor therapy or pelvic floor rehabilitation is a special type of physiotherapy that is used to treat diseases and pain in the pelvic area. Pelvic floor physiotherapy is one of the most effective methods of treating pelvic floor muscle weakness by strengthening them.

Weakness of the pelvic floor muscles is one of the common problems, especially among women. which causes many problems such as urinary incontinence. Fortunately, today, with several solutions such as physiotherapy, one can hope to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and reduce the problems that follow.

A person who does not have the ability to control his pelvic floor muscles has a pelvic floor disorder. A physiotherapist specializing in pelvic floor muscle weakness uses the most effective methods and modalities to help the patient and reduce his problems.

What is pelvic floor physiotherapy?

Pelvic floor therapy is a branch of physiotherapy that deals with dysfunctions of the perineum, a complex muscular system located in the lower abdomen. This method and technique includes strengthening the muscles around the bladder, vagina or penis and rectum. This process is perform by physiotherapists in bladder, bowel and pelvic problems.

The problems of old age, sedentary lifestyle, pregnancy and multiple and difficult childbirths, chronic constipation, some surgeries such as removal of the uterus or prostate can cause dysfunction of the pelvic floor muscles. Many of them can be treat with physiotherapy.
Physiotherapy is a non-invasive, low-cost and useful treatment method. it can helps many people who suffer from complications caused by weak pelvic floor muscles.

Capilano physiotherapy in north Vancouver can be your best choice to eliminate all types of joint and muscle pain.

The most common pelvic disorders

urinary incontinence
Fecal incontinence
Gas incontinence
Painful intercourse
Frequent urination
Chronic constipation
Problems before and after childbirth
Painful menstruation
uterine prolapse
Bladder Prolapse

What is the purpose of pelvic floor physio?

Restoring the activity of urethral and anal sphincters

Normalizing the muscle strength of the perineum

In some cases, rehabilitation and prevention of pelvic pain after childbirth

Restoring the coordination and synergy of the abdominal and perineal muscles