What is pelvic floor physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is in key role for recognizing and treating different kind of pelvic floor dysfunctions
There are pelvic floor problems in every age group. Pelvic floor problems are more common in females. Different kind of stress is put to especially womens pelvic floor. Biggest stress factors are pregnancy, birth and also hormonal changes. Common dysfunctions are incontinence, urinating problems etc.
Pelvic floor muscles are examined with EMG and palpation. Controlled exercises are best way for you to be aware of your pelvic floor function and it also motivates you. Exercises are always based on individual treatment plan. To help examination and/or exercises there can be used bio feedback EMG where you get instant feedback how your pelvic floor work.
Functional pelvic floor is important part of healthy body. Properly working pelvic floor is painless. Properly working pelvic floor muscles has all the basic elements – strength, endurance, speed and also they can relax. The direction of pelvic floor contraction is up and it can react on pressure that it faces during movement. Taking care of pelvic floor is important in all stages of life.
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