Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Services
Women and Men’s Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
At Opal Physiotherapy our physiotherapists have a special interest and have extensive post-graduate training in the management of pelvic floor dysfunction in men and women.
All assessment and treatment sessions are one on one and are conducted in a private and supportive environment. Our Therapist has training in performing internal and external pelvic floor assessment and management.
How does Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Work?
Our Pelvic Health Physiotherapy treatment may include specific exercises to strengthen or relax pelvic floor muscles, motor control and core muscle re-training, visceral and somatic mobilization techniques, education and lifestyle modifications.
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Services Provided At Opal Physio
What Happens During My Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Session?
Your consultation is all conducted in private rooms and is one on one. You will be asked detailed questions related to your problems or symptoms.
* Protecting your privacy and confidentiality is important to us *
Pelvic floor assessment often involves an internal vaginal/rectal examination which will help provide very useful information about your pelvic floor muscle tone and strength as well as to guide the right treatment, this will always be done only with your consent and are conducted in a private and supportive environment.
If you are uncomfortable in any way, an alternate way of assessment and treatment can be discussed with you as well.
After the examination, your physiotherapist will discuss the results of the examination and can discuss treatment options tailored for you.
The Ultimate Guide to Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy With FAQ
Most people know about core muscle training and abdominal exercises when it comes to the pelvis, but few have heard of pelvic floor physiotherapy (PFP). Pelvic floor muscles are some of the strongest muscles in our body. They support the pelvic organs; help keep the bladder and bowel function and control.
Pelvic floor therapy has been long known for developing and maintaining pelvic muscle strength and function for improving men and women’s ability to control urinary incontinence. Still, recent research has shown that this knowledge goes far beyond urinary incontinence. Many think Pelvic floor physiotherapy (PFP) is a relatively new treatment option; however, it has been in existence for quite a long time. Pelvic exercises are traditionally recommended for women to improve urinary and bowel incontinence. However, men are also at risk of developing pelvic muscle problems, leading to pelvic pain, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, or pain during intercourse.
Pelvic floor physiotherapy focuses on treating pelvic disorders. Pelvic floor rehabilitation is a part of physiotherapy, using exercises at a low-level/low load to improve everyday function to a higher level for training athletes having pelvic floor problems. Pelvic floor muscle training helps restore function, improve strength and stability, and improve individuals’ quality of life with pelvic floor dysfunction.
Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specialized physical therapy treatment for a wide variety of conditions that aim to restore the pelvic floor’s normal function. Pelvic floor physical therapy has been an effective treatment option for patients with pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, stress or urgency urinary incontinence etc.
A pelvic physiotherapist can help with bladder training, which is an effective way to treat overactive bladder along with other medical treatment/procedures.
Pelvic floor physiotherapy is an invaluable treatment for both men and women with urinary incontinence and other pelvic dysfunction. This article explains the common questions and answers you might have regarding pelvic floor physiotherapy treatment to help improve your life quality.
Frequently Asked Questions on Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy:
We serve Pelvic physiotherapy clients in and around Langley BC, Langley Twp BC, Coquitlam BC, Surrey BC, Delta BC Richmond BC, Burnaby BC, Maple Ridge BC, White Rock BC and Abbotsford BC.