MPFP physiotherapists manage a range of conditions specifically affecting women during all stages of life from childhood, adolescence, childbearing years, post menopause and seniors. A women’s health physiotherapist pays particular attention to preventing or assisting problems with the female pelvic organs. This includes continence and pelvic floor physiotherapy with a variety of conditions including;
- Bladder, bowel or pelvic floor dysfunction
- Incontinence of urine or faeces
- Urinary & bowel urgency and frequency
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Pre and post-Prolapse corrective surgery
- Painful sexual intercourse (dyspareunia or vaginismus)
- Inability to perform pelvic floor exercises
- Premenopausal or postmenopausal
- Pre-surgery education and strengthening programs
- Post-surgical rehabilitation
- Post-surgical scarring and pain
- Achieving optimal pelvic floor, bladder and bowel health
- Engage in safe and appropriate exercise to maintain health and protect the pelvic organs
- General health and fitness advice
How MPFP can help: A full assessment will be done to determine your pelvic floor requirements, and a management plan will be provided to achieve your goals in agreed time frames.
Step One: Assessment of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function
This may involve, with your consent a real time ultrasound or vaginal exam, if your condition involves the pelvic floor, with one of our female physiotherapists.
Step Two: Individualised Program
Based on your pelvic floor muscle assessment, we design an individualised program to assist you in gaining strength in the areas you need to achieve your goals.
Step Three: Progression of your Pelvic Floor Muscle Program
Join our small group physio classes, instructed by one of our physiotherapists to maintain your rehabilitation.