The group that most commonly requires pelvic floor therapy is women after childbirth. Symptoms like pelvic pain and incontinence frequently develop after going through labor. Pelvic floor therapy is highly effective in relieving these symptoms.
Other widely affected groups include women who have gone through menopause and anyone who has recently had abdominal or pelvic surgery. While less common, men also develop issues that can be resolved with pelvic floor physiotherapy.
The most common signs that you may need pelvic floor therapy are incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and pain in the lower back and pelvis. If you start to develop any of these symptoms, our team can carry out a full assessment to determine if pelvic floor therapy is the right option for you.
It is best to address these symptoms early as they may become worse if left untreated.
Part of every physiotherapy treatment plan involves carefully managing discomfort and pain. Our specialists are highly experienced and deliver compassionate care for our patients, working within the appropriate boundaries.
You might experience some pain when it is necessary to assess the extent of your condition and gauge the range of your motion. In general, there can be some discomfort during exercise and other therapies, but not lasting pain following treatments.