Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pelvic floor disorders include incontinence (both bladder and bowel), pelvic organ prolapse, chronic pelvic pain, issues with sexual intercourse and difficulties emptying the bladder and bowel. It is estimated to affect 1.1 million New Zealanders.
Could you be suffering from a pelvic floor condition?
Some of the common symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction include:
Leaking urine when you cough, laugh, sneeze or exercise
Having to rush to the toilet and leaking before you can get there
Getting up to go to the toilet in the night often
Difficulties emptying the bladder and/or a sensation of incomplete emptying
A feeling of heaviness, or dragging in the pelvis or vagina
Pain or discomfort felt in the lower abdomen, groin
Constipation and difficulty emptying the bowels
Pelvic girdle, buttock or coccyx (tail bone) pain.
There is no need to suffer in silence. Physiotherapy can be very effective in helping you manage pelvic floor problems.
In fact research has shown physiotherapy is effective in treating stress incontinence in up to 80% of cases.
We can help you exercise safely through your pregnancy and regain your fitness following delivery. Research identifies regaining your pre pregnancy weight is one of the main factors in regaining continence post partum.
We can help call 07 575 4080