FAQs on Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
What Are The Benefits Of Choosing Amped Physiotherapy Over Others?
When you come to us you can be confident that you are in good hands.
What Type Of Training And Education Do Our Physiotherapists Have?
We have taken and continue to take specialized courses from the leading experts in our field from across the globe.
What Are The Benefits Of Our Pelvic Floor Treatment Program?
We emphasize patient education and self-care: we are partners in your healthcare.
What Are The Treatment Options?
We provide best-evidence treatment plans to our patients using one or a combination of the following, depending on your unique condition:
✔ Therapeutic Exercise Programs
✔ Breathing pattern coordination exercises and relaxation techniques
✔ Myofascial release techniques
✔ Visceral manipulation
✔ Bowel retraining
✔ Pain management
✔ Manual therapy techniques
✔ Core stabilization exercises directed at improving pelvic floor function
✔ Modified “kegel exercises” to address muscle strength, speed, endurance, muscle awareness, and coordination
✔ Pelvic floor muscle training
What Are The Benefits Of Manual Biofeedback?
It is a form of biofeedback that permits greater client body awareness, while also being a successful tool for excellent pelvic physiotherapy care.
Manual/Mechanical Biofeedback Therapy: A single-user internal probe is used to monitor the pelvic floor muscle signals (by measuring electrical activity in the muscles) and then provide individualized feedback to the client about their specific condition.
How Is A Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Session Conducted?
Pelvic floor physiotherapy sessions are conducted in a quiet, comfortable private room, and a professional environment.
What Does A Pelvic Floor Assessment Include?
The pelvic floor exam may include an internal evaluation, via the vagina and/or rectum to assess the pelvic floor muscle function (remember the muscles are located inside the pelvic bowl). Furthermore, the assessment can include questions about your complete health history, bowel habits, symptoms, discomfort, etc.
What Ultimate Goals Can You Achieve Using Our Physio Services?
Our pelvic health physiotherapist will treat and guide you through different treatment approaches to improve your pelvic floor coordination and function and eliminate any unwanted symptoms or discomfort. We combine individualized treatment programs focusing on education, manual hands-on therapy, exercises, and lifestyle changes all based on your assessment findings.
What Causes Urinary Leakage?
Urinary leakage while coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercising can often be associated with weak or uncoordinated pelvic floor muscles.
What Causes Painful Intercourse?
Tightness in the pelvic floor muscles can be one of the common causes of painful intercourse.
What Are Some Common Pelvic Health Issues?
✔ Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction
✔ Fecal incontinence
✔ Soft tissue flexibility issues
✔ Repetitive strain injuries
✔ Poor posture resulting in increased pelvic pressure
✔ Urinary frequency Difficult bowel movements
✔ Sexual dysfunction
✔ Chronic prostatitis
✔ Post-prostatectomy incontinence
✔ Bladder pain syndrome
✔ Stress Incontinence and Urge
✔ Core muscles instability
✔ Loss of bladder control during pregnancy
✔ Diastasis rectus