Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specialized area of physiotherapy targeting the pelvic floor muscles to treat pain, urinary leaking or incontinence, and pre or postpartum.  Pelvic floor physiotherapy has the highest level of evidence as the first line treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction such as pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence or urgency.  There are many things you experience with your bowel and bladder that you may not know are related to your pelvic floor muscles!

 

Why Choose Progressive Rehab?

 

Progressive Rehab’s pelvic floor physiotherapists will approach your unique concerns with evidence informed treatment plans that fit your lifestyle and personal goals.  A comprehensive assessment of the musculoskeletal system as well as the pelvic floor muscles and tissues will provide the therapist with a clinical picture in order to cater to your specific needs to improve your quality of life and functioning.  Treatment will be highly individualized including education about the pelvic floor functions, lifestyle coaching and modification, manual therapy, and targeted exercises for your personal progress through a thorough rehabilitation program.

 

Pelvic floor physiotherapy treatment at Progressive Rehab generally involves of combination of treatment techniques and approaches. These can include:

  • Pelvic floor relaxation techniques
  • Manual muscle release
  • Manual biofeedback
  • Strength assessment and proprioceptive retraining
  • Pelvic floor muscle control coaching
  • Breathing and coordination exercises
  • Pelvic floor specific yoga, pilates, Qi Gong, or other forms of muscle conditioning
  • Myofascial techniques

 

Whether you catch yourself running for the toilet as you put the key in your door, have had a baby or will be having a baby, feel pressure in your vagina or rectum while running or exercising, can’t jump or sneeze without a little leaking, or are having pain with intercourse; whatever the problem, Progressive Rehab’s pelvic floor physiotherapists are here to help you!  Improve your quality of life and love your body at whatever stage of life you are in!

 

Progressive Rehab’s pelvic floor physiotherapists are skilled at treating a wide variety of conditions. These conditions include (but are not limited to):

  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Stress, urge, or mixed urinary incontinence
  • Perinatal preparation and recovery
  • Urinary frequency
  • Bladder pain syndrome / interstitial cystitis
  • Stubborn hip or low back pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Diastasis rectus abdominis
  • Painful intercourse / dyspareunia
  • Chronic non-bacterial prostatitis

 

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