The Women Health and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Care

The pelvic floor is made up of muscles in the lower abdomen, pelvis and perineum. These muscles form a sling and assist in supporting the abdominal and pelvic organs, as well as help bladder and bowel control and sexual activity.

Pelvic floor dysfunction refers to a wide range of problems that occur when the muscles of the pelvic floor fail to work properly.Symptoms may include:

  • Frequent need to urinate or presence of leakage

  • Feeling of being unable to have a complete bowel movement or several bowel movements in a short period of time

  • Constipation or straining

  • Pain during urination or intercourse

  • Pain in your low back, sacroiliac joint or coccyx

  • Fecal incontinence

In many cases, the exact cause of pelvic floor dysfunction is unknown but some common causes are:

  • Low back or SI dysfunction

  • Postural or muscular imbalance

  • Normal aging process

  • Post-surgical treatment

  • Pelvic Pain (Dysparuenia, Vaginismus)

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Urinary Frequency & Urgency

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

  • Fecal Incontinence‚Äč

  • Pre-Op/Post-Op Pelvic Floor Disorders

  • Sexual Dysfunction