What is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction? Muscles of pelvic floor are weak or tight.

Possible causes:

 

  • Aging
  • Pregnancy or child birth
  • Sport injuries
  • Low back issues
  • Infections
  • Poor posture
  • SI (Sacro Iliac) joint dysfunction
  • Trauma such as a bad fall
  • Result of surgery

 

Sign and symptoms may include:

 

  • Pelvic pain
  • Pain in the back, suprapubic area and /or abdomen
  • Pain before, during or after urination
  • Increase or decrease sensitivity
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary urgency
  • Night time urinary frequency
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapsed
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Chronic pain syndrome

 

Three most common conditions:

 

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Anal incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapsed

 

Treatment:

 

  • Pelvic floor muscle reeducation
  • Prevention of disuse atrophy
  • Relaxation of muscle spasm
  • Strengthening weak or injured muscles
  • Gently treating urinary incontinence

 

Pelvic floor stimulation and biofeedback can also be used to teach patients how to perform pelvic floor exercise correctly!

 

Over 25 million Americans suffer from urinary incontinence alone or involuntary loss of urine.

Pelvic Floor Pain & Dysfunction and Incontinence

Are you afraid to leave the house? Or afraid of leaking whenever you sneeze or laugh? By treating weak or injured pelvic muscles you will never to bother about how long a movie will last, how much you can drink, or whether there is a toilet nearby. You can get back your freedom to plan what you want to do.

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