Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
What do we mean by Pelvic floor Physical Therapy
Using the principles of physical therapy, pelvic floor physical therapy offers a planned, efficient, and secure reconditioning of pelvic floor muscles. The purpose of treatment is to reduce pain, muscle weakness, and dysfunction while increasing the strength and efficiency of the pelvic floor muscles.
When do we need Pelvic floor physical therapy
Pelvic floor therapy focuses on the muscles, ligaments, and connective tissues of the pelvic floor, which support the pelvic organs, promote orgasm and sexual pleasure and help with bladder and bowel control.
Physical therapy for the pelvic floor and orthopedic rehabilitation can help with:
Urinary frequency, urgency, and incontinence
Bowel and bladder movements
Sexual discomfort or genital pain
Symptoms of menopause
Pain in the low back, hip, pelvic, stomach, thigh, or abdomen
Unknown ache in the rectum area
Pregnancy and Postpartum Health
Who needs Pelvic Floor Therapy
For many pelvic problems, pelvic floor physical therapy is advised as the primary line of treatment.
Exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and improve bladder and bowel control can be done by both men and women who have weak pelvic floor muscles.
In particular, a doctor will send a patient for therapy if it is thought that the aetiology of pelvic floor dysfunction is neuromuscular.
It's possible for the dysfunction to coexist with other genitourinary issues like
Constipation, or other diseases.
or other circumstances.
Treatment Plan may include
Activities for the legs, trunk, or pelvic muscles that stretch or strengthen them.
Exercises for pelvic muscles that are tight.
Education in prevention and self-management.
Exercises for coordination.
Biofeedback can be used to either relax or tone pelvic muscles.
Ice, heat, or electrical stimulation are examples of modalities
Do Pelvic Therapy shows positive results
Pelvic physical therapy is very successful despite sounding strange and invasive. Although effectiveness depends on the severity of the ailment being treated, patients experience a good success rate and an improved quality of life after treatment.