Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – Impact of Physical Therapy
What is Pelvic Floor Disorder?
In common cases, pelvic floor is discussed with reference to women’s health. the concerned area is the layer of muscles, organs, nerves and connective tissues that sit at the bottom of the pelvis. The Pelvic organs are the bladder, uterus and bowel. The pelvic becomes weak after childbirth, surgery, disease or injury however the most common cause of pelvic floor disorders among women is childbirth which leads to pain, sexual dysfunction and incontinence.
Many women are embarrassed to discus pelvic disorders with doctors or health care professionals. the role of physical therapists is very important in Treating such Disorders, However most often they are forgotten. Physical therapists specialise in rehabilitation using various techniques that focus on internal and external pain reduction. They can suggest and curate manual therapy, pelvic floor exercises, core stability exercises, relaxation exercises, etc.
There are many available treatment for Those suffering from pelvic disorders.
How can you identify pelvic disorders ? What are the indications?
- Pelvic dysfunction
- Pelvic pain
- Fecal incontinence
- Urinary incontinence etc.
Though it commonly occurs with women, this can also affect men. So incontinence, inability to urinate, bladder pain, pelvic pain, constipation etc. are common symptoms, which men show..
The treatment for pelvic floor has various techniques but the one that is most Effective, is rehabilitation with physical therapy. Key points to remember:
- The treatment is non-invasive and painless
- It has no side effects
- It has high success rate
- most insurance plans cover it
How can we help?
At SV Proactive, our physical Therapists, perform a complete diagnosis. based on the diagnosis, The individuals get a care plan. Initially the focus remains on improving neuro muscular awareness. but Once the pelvic girdle is stable, appropriate exercises comes into to address individual concerns and needs.