July 25, 2024

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What Is Pelvic Floor Therapy?

Pelvic floor physical therapy is a treatment approach where the principles of physiotherapy are used. This treatment helps one receive effective, structured, and safe reconditioning of their pelvic floor muscles. The main aim of this treatment is to help improve the functionality and strength of these muscles and remove the pain, dysfunction, and weakness in the muscles. 

Pelvic floor therapy is conducted by a skilled therapist who access the muscles through the vagina or rectum and manipulate them to improve their state. 

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When is this therapy recommended to you?

Pelvic floor therapy directly targets the pelvic floor muscles, tissues, and ligaments. All of this work together to protect the pelvic organs, help in sexual arousal and orgasms and help in bowel and bladder control. These tissues can be found attached and connected to the tailbone, pelvis, and sacrum and work in coordination to extend support to the urinary as well as the reproductive tract, which includes the prostate, uterus, bladder, urethra, sacrum, and vagina. These muscles provide pelvic stability and help to promote the function of the pelvic organs. If these muscles fail in any case, multiple pain and syndromes interfere with your normal body functioning.

This therapy will help you overcome the following problems:

  • Painful urination
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Bladder and bowel movements
  • Painful sex
  • Rectal pain
  • Pain in hips, abdomen, pelvis, thigh, or lower back
  • Menopause symptoms
  • Vaginismus
  • Constipation
  • Endometriosis
  • Postpartum
  • Pregnancy-related pain
  • Testicular pain
  • Interstitial cystitis

Who needs pelvic floor therapy?

Pelvic floor therapy is majorly recommended to people who are seeking first-line remedy for disorders related to the pelvic region. Both men and women can undergo this therapy. Usually people who are having weakness in their pelvic region and want to strengthen their muscles and have better bowel and bladder control opt for this treatment approach. 

Normally, it will be clinically recommended to an individual who is suffering from dysfunctions due to neuromuscular causes. Anybody having issues like chronic pelvic pain, painful intercourse, incontinence, difficult bowel movements, and urination can readily opt for this treatment. Issues like premature or painful ejaculation can also be treated through this.

Now you can get a ready cure for all of your pelvic problems with the help of Integral Performance Physio Pelvic floor therapyBook your appointment right away.