Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions

What the heck is a pelvic floor?

Have you heard of pelvic floor muscles but never understood what they are or what they do? Well….

The pelvic floor is a complex network of muscles, ligaments, and tissues that play a crucial role in supporting the organs in the pelvic region, including the bladder, uterus,and rectum. The pelvic floor also plays a major role in your pressure system, helping give you core support and keep you upright and balanced during the day.


1. Understanding Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions:

So what could issues with my pelvic floor present as?
– Pelvic organ prolapse
– Urinary incontinence
– Faecal incontinence
– Pelvic pain
– Sexual pain
These conditions can arise due to a variety of factors, such as pregnancy and childbirth, aging, hormonal changes, obesity, and certain medical conditions.
And… its not always from a weak pelvic floor there can be other causes and factors for these issues.

Sooo what do I do about this???

2. Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation:

Pelvic floor rehabilitation is more than just squeezing your pelvic floor. We want to look at the whole system and make sure everything is functioning well. This includes things such as:
– Pelvic alignment
– The way the pelvic floor works within your pressure system
– Your diaphragm function
– Your peritoneum and the way your urinary and digestive systems are working
– Your core and managing pressure changes
Recent research has shown that pelvic floor rehabilitation can be highly effective in reducing symptoms, improving quality of life, and avoiding or delaying the need for surgical interventions.

SOOO what do we do?

3. Personalized Treatment Plans:

Every individual experiencing pelvic floor dysfunctions is unique, which is why
personalized treatment plans are crucial. Recent evidence highlights the significance of tailoring interventions to each person’s specific needs, taking into account their symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, and goals. This personalized approach ensures that treatment is comprehensive, effective, and sustainable in addressing pelvic floor dysfunctions.

So come and see us to get a personalised treatment plan and start your journey to improve health and wellbeing.