Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
With Taylored Training Kingston
Welcome to Pelvic Health with Taylored Training! We know that many people feel confused and often discouraged when it comes to issues surrounding pelvic health. Many of the topics are never talked about and you may feel that there is nothing that can be done.
This is NOT the case! Our pelvic health options are designed to help educate those who deal with a variety of pelvic health concerns and to help you explore what options are available to correct and improve those concerns.
What is Pelvic Health Physiotherapy?
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy (aka Pelvic Floor Physio) is a branch of physiotherapy that focuses on the assessment and treatment of any symptoms or conditions that involve the pelvis – including the muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, nerves and fascia of the pelvic girdle, low back, and hips. These structures all play a crucial role in providing support for our internal and genital organs. Recent literature has shown that this specialized form of physiotherapy is a non-invasive and effective form of treatment of incontinence, interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome.
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What is the Assessment and Treatment Process?
During assessment and treatment, we use both internal and external techniques to properly assess and treat the pelvic floor and associated structures. Treatment involves a combination of manual therapy, exercise, education and most importantly biofeedback. Your Taylored Training therapist will be with you throughout the process explaining each step to ensure you feel comfortable and confident in your treatment plan.
What Conditions can Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy treat?
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy can treat, improve, and oftentimes cure the following symptoms or conditions:
- Urgency, or a strong, compelling urge to urinate or defecate that may be difficult to control.
- Nocturia – waking frequently and repeatedly at night to urinate.
- Constipation – difficult passage of hard stools.
- Frequency – having to urinate so frequently that your normal routine is affected.
- Incontinence – leakage of urine or feces that cannot be controlled. (Can be situational - during a sneeze or jump rope - or at any time)
- Pelvic organ prolapse.
- Pelvic Pain (Dyspareunia) – pain within or around the pelvic region without any explanation.
- Painful intercourse.
- Burning sensation in or around the pelvic region.
- Heaviness or pressure in or around the pelvic region.
- Other Peri-Natal, or Post-Partum conditions.
Our Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
BPHE, MScPT, Lead Physiotherapist
“Pelvic floor dysfunctions are so incredibly common, but no one likes to talk about it. Most people simply accept that this will be their new normal, not knowing there is actually SO much we can do to improve and oftentimes cure any dysfunction.
This is why my mission as Pelvic Health Physiotherapist is educate and work with women (and men) so that they can live their best life. To improve their confidence, quality of life, and quite simply to help them do the things they love to do without the worry of pain or leaking.
I want to open up the dialogue, talk about these important issues that many may be nervous to talk about, and change lives!”
Facts You Should Know
- Every woman should be able to experience normal pelvic health regardless of age, number of pregnancies or any other issues.
- As pelvic health therapists we understand that it can be difficult, stressful, and sometimes embarrassing to talk about issues related to your pelvic health. We are here to make sure you are comfortable and to explain everything every step of the way.
- Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy can provide effective treatment for both men and women in all stages of life.
- As many as 45% of women suffer from urinary incontinence and this number tends to increase with age. If you think urinary incontinence only affects older women, think again. Bladder control issues also affect young, active women.
- Biofeedback is the best treatment protocol. It involves using sensors to track muscle contraction. Together with your therapist you can retrain the muscles to work effectively again.
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- 574 Princess St., Suite 100
- Kingston, ON, K7L 1C9