Many women suffer from pelvic health issues that they are told cannot be resolved. Luckily for the average woman, that is no longer true! And if you've found us then it looks like you're on the right track to better pelvic health.
While many people are told to do Kegel exercises to help with incontinence, pelvic pain or other issues related to your pelvic floor (see below), they are in fact not always the correct prescribed exercise. In fact, strengthening an already tight pelvic floor can actually make things worse - this is why working with someone trained in pelvic floor physiotherapy is so essential.
Weak pelvic floor muscles can be diagnosed by your physiotherapist trained in this specialization. Such issues with weak pelvic floors include:
- stress incontinence
- urge incontinence
- pelvic organ prolapse
Issues related to an overly tight pelvic floor include:
- urinary and fecal urgency
- urge incontinence
- chronic pelvic pain
- pain with intercourse
- pudendal neuralgia
- interstitial cystitis
Good pelvic floor health can also help prepare you for pregnancy, help you stay healthy and comfortable during pregnancy, and can help you after giving birth as well.
What Does a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Session Entail?
After filling out the proper form to register you as a patient, you'll meet with Amy Gildner, our pelvic floor physiotherapist. Amy will discuss with you the information you've provided, and will ask any pertinent questions that might help her develop the right plan to suggest. The treatment plan may involve dietary recommendations, exercise instruction, and other advice to help you modify your lifestyle in order to help with your concerns. Amy may also suggest manual (hands-on) techniques that she can perform on you. These techniques work on the muscles in your pelvis to help locate and treat tight or weak tissues.
If you suffer from any of the above issues or would simply like to improve your pelvic health, contact us for a free consult or click the button below to book your first session.
Meet Amy Gildner, our pelvic floor physiotherapist.
$120 Initial Session (45 minutes)
$95 Follow-up Session (30 minutes)
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