Pelvic floor dysfunction is a condition that affects many people, particularly women. Pelvic floor dysfunction can result in a variety of conditions, including:
- Pelvic pain and/or pressure
- Pain during sex and sexual dysfunction
- Urinary and fecal incontinence
- Pelvic organ prolapse
At Bristol Rehab, our experienced practitioners and physiotherapists employ researched techniques to relieve tension and alleviate pelvic floor dysfunction. A variety of techniques may be employed at our physiotherapy clinic in Mississauga, suited to your specific needs. Our physiotherapists work with each client individually to develop the ideal treatment plan to suit your needs. A combination of physiotherapy treatments and specialized exercises will help to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. Physiotherapy will result in the alleviation of symptoms related to pelvic floor dysfunction. Our physiotherapists will assist clients in stretching and relaxing the pelvic floor muscles, resulting in reduced pain levels. Regular physiotherapy will also help to address incontinence issues and organ prolapse caused by pelvic floor dysfunction.
At Bristol Rehab Clinic in Mississauga, our pelvic floor therapy practitioners work with you to determine the right treatment plan. Internal massage and manipulation of the pelvic floor muscles may also be employed by the physiotherapist. This myofascial release will relax the connective tissues in the pelvic area to help reduce pain. In certain situations, your physiotherapy team may choose to use electrical therapy as necessary. Pelvic floor treatment typically lasts several months with regular physiotherapy, with occasional check-ins once the issue has been stabilized.