At our North West Physio Clinic, we have a team of experts specialized in pelvic floor physiotherapy. They provide the best treatment for women in order to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. We are proud to say that we are the only center located in North West Calgary to provide pelvic floor physiotherapy. Thus, you can visit our center if you face any problems related to the pelvic floor muscles.
Why North West Physio Calgary Clinic For Pelvic Physiotherapy?
At our Calgary center, you will get the best treatment for many conditions due to weakened pelvic floor muscles. To recondition the pelvic floor muscles, our therapists use a structured and effective approach to physical therapy. Since the pelvic floor muscles are crucial for many reasons such as
- Supporting the pelvic organs
- Assisting in bladder and bowel control
- Responsible for orgasm
Our therapists treat this chronic pain by improving the strength as well as the function of the pelvic floor muscles. The main objective of our therapists is to alleviate pain and prevent dysfunction of the pelvic floor muscles. During the initial assessment procedure, our skilled physical therapist will assess the condition of the muscles to improve their functionalities.
So, to improve the strength of the muscles, our therapists will either stretch the muscles if they are contracted or resist the muscles if they are weak. To achieve this, you need to follow the exercises and rehab programs for betterment.
What Can You Expect During Pelvic Physiotherapy At North West Calgary Clinic?
Soon after the delivery, women are suffering from a lot of problems due to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Thus, to help them, our therapists are providing both internal and external treatment according to the individuals. At first, you visit our therapists, they will assess and diagnose you and ask about the symptoms that you suffer from. Such symptoms include,
- Urinary incontinence like frequent urination
- Problems in bladder and bowel movements
- Painful urination
- Fecal incontinence
- Pain in the pelvis, hip, abdomen, thigh, or low back
- Menopause symptoms
- Testicular pain
- Rectal pain
- Postpartum issues
These are some of the symptoms that women are suffering from due to weakened pelvic floor muscles. After analyzing your symptoms, our therapists will decide the right treatment for you. Since most patients are not feeling good with the internal treatment, our therapists will go for external treatment in most cases. We will consider internal treatment only if the patient accepts.
Our therapists provide various external therapies for patients suffering from the above symptoms. Such therapies include
- Nerve Release
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Joint Mobilization
- Skin Rolling
- Deep Tissue Massage (Myofascial Release)
Coming to the internal therapy, our therapists will insert the finger either through the vagina or rectum to conduct a trigger point therapy. In such a therapy, our therapists apply pressure on some points.
In addition to the above treatment procedures, our therapists also recommend other customized techniques to recondition the pelvic floor muscles. Our therapists even teach pelvic floor exercises for patients to strengthen their muscles.
How Do We Provide Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?
At first, our therapists begin with your past medical history and ask if any surgeries are done. So, our therapists will examine you around the lumbar spine, hips, and posture. Finally, the assessment will come to an end after evaluating both internal and external muscles.
After evaluation, therapists will get some idea on how to provide appropriate care for patients. Using some tailored treatment plan, our therapists will manipulate the muscles to get back their strength. Additionally, we suggest our patients go for appropriate exercises according to their symptoms. So, for patients, we suggest relaxing and lengthening exercises of muscles while for others, we teach strengthening muscle exercises. Thus, one will get the right therapy based on his/her body condition.
Several factors are weakening the pelvic floor muscles of women like childbirth, weight lifting, menopause, surgery, etc. But our therapists help such women to rehabilitate their pelvic floor muscles for a better life.
Visit Our Calgary Center!
For getting pelvic floor physiotherapy, you don’t have to feel shy as our medical practitioners will make you feel comfortable with the treatment. Our therapists will first look for how to make patients feel comfortable about the treatment. Once they feel comfortable, we will start our treatment in a compassionate and friendly atmosphere. Thus, visit us today if you face any of the above-discussed symptoms.