What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?


Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specialized area in the field, and trained therapists perform both internal and external exams to evaluate the function of the pelvic floor. This includes a vaginal and/or rectal examination whereby the therapist can fully understand the function of the muscles, nerves, and organs that are causing problems.

Conditions treated:


Bladder Problems

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Urgency

  • Frequency

  • Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Ano-rectal Dirorders

  • Fecal Incontinence

  • Constipation

  • Rectal Pain

Pelvic Pain

  • Bladder Pain Syndrome (Interstitial cystitis)

  • Dyspareunia (painful intercourse)

  • Vaginismus

  • Vulvodynia / Vestibulodynia

Post-Surgical Management

Pre-natal and Post-partum

  • Pregnancy related aches and pain

  • Diastasis Recti (abdominal separation)


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