Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherapists have specialized training in assessing and treating conditions resulting in the dysfunction of the pelvic floor muscles for both males and females. All assessment and treatment sessions are one on one and are conducted in a private and supportive environment. Our physiotherapists have training in performing internal and external pelvic floor assessment and management.

How Does Pelvic Floor Therapy Work?

Our Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy treatment may include specific exercises to strengthen or relax pelvic floor muscles, motor control and core muscle re-training, visceral and somatic mobilization techniques, education and lifestyle modifications.

What Happens During Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Session?

Protecting your privacy and confidentiality is important to us

Pelvic floor assessment often involves an internal vaginal/rectal examination which will help provide very useful information about your pelvic floor muscle tone and strength as well as to guide the right treatment, this will always be done only with your consent and are conducted in a private and supportive environment.

 If you are uncomfortable in any way, an alternate way of assessment and treatment can be discussed with you as well.

After the examination, your physiotherapist will discuss the results of the examination and can discuss treatment options tailored for you.

Is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Right For You?

Most people know about core muscle training and abdominal exercises when it comes to the pelvis, but few have heard of pelvic floor physiotherapy. Pelvic floor muscles are some of the strongest muscles in our body. They support the pelvic organs (maintain bladder and bowel function and control).

Pelvic floor physiotherapy has been long known for developing and maintaining pelvic muscle strength and function for improving men and women’s ability to control urinary incontinence. Still, recent research has shown that this knowledge goes far beyond urinary incontinence. Many think pelvic floor physiotherapy is a relatively new treatment option; however, it has been in existence for quite a long time. Pelvic exercises are traditionally recommended for women to improve urinary and bowel incontinence. However, men are also at risk of developing pelvic muscle problems, leading to pelvic pain, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, or pain during intercourse.

Pelvic floor physiotherapy focuses on treating pelvic disorders. Pelvic floor rehabilitation is a part of physiotherapy, using exercises at a low-level/low load to improve everyday function to a higher level for training athletes having pelvic floor problems. Pelvic floor muscle training helps restore function, improve strength and stability, and improve individuals’ quality of life with pelvic floor dysfunction.

Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specialized physical therapy treatment for a wide variety of conditions that aim to restore the pelvic floor’s normal function. Pelvic floor physical therapy has been an effective treatment option for patients with pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, stress or urgency urinary incontinence etc.

A pelvic floor therapist can help with bladder training, which is an effective way to treat overactive bladder along with other medical treatment/procedures.

Pelvic floor physiotherapy is an invaluable treatment for both men and women with urinary incontinence and other pelvic dysfunction. This article explains the common questions and answers you might have regarding pelvic floor therapy treatment to help improve your life quality.

Hanan Ibrahim, PT

Physiotherapist (Pelvic Floor, Acupuncture, Dry Needling, Physiotherapy)

With over 20 years experience in the field of Physiotherapy, Hanan not only works with traditional methods of Physiotherapy rehabilitation, but she has also completed many specialty courses in her field such as, Pelvic Physiotherapy (Certified Level 1, 2, and 3), Acupuncture and Dry Needling. Hanan is passionate about helping others and creates a welcoming environment for all of her patients.

Treatment Prices

Cancellation policy: We require 24 hours notice for appointment cancellations. If notice of cancellation is not provided at least 24 hours prior to an appointment, 50% of the appointment cost may be charged.

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