Many conditions can be significantly improved and even cured with specialist Women’s Health Physiotherapy. Such conditions  incude:

  • Urinary frequency (needing to go to the toilet too often)
  • Urinary incontinence
    • Stress urinary incontinence (accidental loss of urine with sneezing/coughing/laughing/jumping etc)
    • Urgency urinary incontinence (accidental loss of urine associated with needing to go to the toilet)
    • Mixed urinary incontinence (a combination of both stress and urgency urinary incontinence)
  • Overactive bladder (needing to go to the toilet too often and in a hurry)
  • Prolapse (a dropping of your bladder, womb, top of the vagina or bowel into the vagina)
  • Pelvic floor muscle weakness (weak or overactive pelvic floor muscles often due to pregnancy, childbirth and the menopause)
  • Faecal urgency (needing to rush to open your bowels)
  • Faecal incontinence (accidental loss of faeces)
  • Flatal incontinence (accidental passing of wind)
  • Dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse)
  • Vulvodynia/Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (pain in and around the genitals/vagina/anus)
  • Perineal pain (pain in the area between your vagina and anus, often following tears/episiotomy in childbirth or surgery)

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, or if you would like a postnatal check up to assess your pelvic floor muscles and your stomach muscles, please book an appointment for an initial assessment and advice.

For more information about some of the above symptoms, visit www.bladderandbowel.org