First, you should make an appointment with one of our physiotherapists. They will assess your current situation and give you a personalized treatment plan that includes pelvic floor exercises tailored just for you. They will also show you how to do the exercises properly so that you can get the most out of them. With their help, you can start making progress toward achieving your goals!
Pelvic floor therapy can help with various conditions related to the pelvic floor, including urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, dyspareunia (painful intercourse), postpartum recovery, pre-and post-surgical pelvic conditions, and musculoskeletal issues in the pelvic region.
A ligament is a band of tough, fibrous tissue that connects bones to other bones or to cartilage. Ligaments attach at one end to a bone and at the other end to another structure, such as a tendon or joint capsule. Ligaments prevent excessive movement and help stabilize joints.
Yes, physiotherapy can help improve balance and coordination through targeted exercises, proprioceptive training, and vestibular rehabilitation. Physiotherapists assess the underlying causes of balance and coordination issues and develop treatment plans to address them effectively.
Ideally, you should make an appointment with a physiotherapist as soon as you know there is a problem with your pelvic floor or if you are pregnant. When people have a problem with their pelvic floor muscles, they can experience issues with their pelvic organs (bladder, bowel, and reproductive organs). They often exhibit the following symptoms: incontinence, leaking bladder, prolapse of one or more of the pelvic organs, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and chronic pelvic discomfort. It is important to discuss this with your physiotherapist so they can help determine the root cause of your symptoms and ensure you receive the most appropriate treatment.
Pelvic floor therapy is highly effective, with the majority of patients reporting significant improvements in symptoms. Pelvic floor physiotherapy can help to:
If you are experiencing any of these problems, pelvic floor physiotherapy may be able to help. A pelvic floor physiotherapist can assess your individual needs and develop a treatment plan to help you achieve your goals.
Physiotherapy can improve the range of motion by using manual therapy, stretching, and strengthening exercises to reduce pain and inflammation, increase flexibility and strength, and correct muscle imbalances. A physiotherapist will also assess the individual case and create a personalized rehabilitation program to target the affected area and improve the range of motion.
Yes, you have the right to choose your own physiotherapist in Alberta. You can research and select a physiotherapy clinic or practitioner based on their qualifications, expertise, location, and other factors. However, it’s important to ensure that they are licensed and registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta.
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely. You may also need to wear shorts or a skirt depending on the type of assessment our physiotherapist will be conducting. Rest assured that all Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy sessions are conducted in a professional and respectful manner, so please don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have.
Yes, in most cases pelvic floor dysfunction is often curable. Pelvic floor physiotherapy can help you identify and treat the underlying causes of your pelvic floor dysfunction. A physiotherapist can help you learn exercises to improve the strength and function of your pelvic floor muscles.
An ankle sprain is a common injury that can occur when you fall or twist your ankle. Symptoms of an ankle sprain include pain, swelling, and stiffness. A sprained ankle occurs when the ligaments are forced beyond their normal range of motion and therefore are not able to properly stabilize the ankle.