Pelvic Health

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What is pelvic physiotherapy?

Pelvic physiotherapy includes interventions and treatments for dysfunctions associated with the pelvic area. It is also known as the pelvic rehabilitation program. The pelvic area is the region between your belly button and the thighs. This region comprises of muscles and tissues that play an important role in urination, parturition and defecation.

At Alleviate Physiotherapy, we will assess the cause of your pain and discomfort, test the strength and endurance of the pelvic floor muscles, check the flexibility of your back, pelvis and hips and design a customized protocol that fits your needs. Depending on your symptoms, Interventions may include a sequential bladder training, strengthening of the abdominal muscles and a popular group of exercises known as the Kegel’s. Reducing your pain and achieving a better quality of life is what we put at the core of our pelvic physiotherapy practice. Pelvic health is of paramount concern and our therapists at Alleviate Physiotherapy can help you achieve that.

Various derangements related to the pelvic region are

· Urinary incontinence (inability to control urination),
· Pelvic organ prolapse (dropping down of organs),
· Constipation and weak abdominal muscles; in both males and females.

Nearly 3.3 million inhabitants of Canada are affected by the same.

  • 1 in 4 women are Incontinent
  • 1 in 9 Male are Incontinent
  • 1 in 6 children under the age of 16 suffer from Incontinent

The common signs and symptoms of these problems are:

Pelvic pain

Strain during passing stools

Leakage of urine while coughing, laughing or sneezing

Irritable, painful urination


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