Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy (also known as continence and pelvic floor physiotherapy) involves the assessment and treatment of bladder, bowel and pelvic floor problems in women, men and children. It is a specialised field of physiotherapy where advanced education is required.

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is based on a thorough evaluation of your history and a clinical examination to form a detailed diagnosis.  This is followed by a treatment program that is tailored your individual problems and goals.  There is a strong focus on education and empowerment.

What can Pelvic Health Physiotherapy help with?

If you have any of the following problems, a pelvic health physiotherapist may be able to help:

  •  Difficulty doing pelvic floor muscle exercises
  • Bladder control problems (leakage, difficulty holding on)
    • Bladder urgency or frequency
    • Stress incontinence (leaking with cough, sneeze or exercise)
    • Urge incontinence (can’t get to the toilet in time)
  • Bowel control problems
    • Faecal incontinence or soiling
    • Faecal urgency
    • Problems holding wind
  • Bowel emptying problems
    • Constipation
    • Incomplete emptying
  • Pelvic organ prolapse (dragging, heaviness, bulging)
  • Pelvic pain (men and women)
  • Conditions related to pelvic floor muscle tension
  • Vestibulodynia, vulvodynia, vaginismus, anismus,
    • Pudendal neuralgia, non-infective prostatitis
  • Sexual problems
    • Pain
    • Reduced sensation
    • Erectile dysfunction
  • Scheduled for surgery
    • Men prior to and after radical prostatectomy surgery
    • Women prior to and after gynaecological or urological surgery
  • Children with constipation or soiling
  • Children with day wetting
  • Children who wet the bed
Pelvic Health Physiotherapists can also help if you don’t have any problems but would like to prevent future problems.
New Patient Special Offer

$20 Off your Initial Physio Assessment

New Patient Special Offer

$20 Off your Initial Physio Assessment