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Men's Pelvic Health

Men's Pelvic Health Problems We Can Help

Alt Prostate Surgery
Poor bladder control is expected after surgery for prostate cancer but learning how to exercise your pelvic floor muscles correctly will help you regain bladder control earlier. Pre and post prostatectomy physio can help... Read More

Alt Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic pelvic pain in men is more common than you think and is very distressing, both physically and emotionally.  We have many years of experience in helping men with this difficult and sensitive problem... Read More

Alt Bladder
Rushing to the toilet, going frequently, difficulty getting started and dribbling afterwards are not normal. We can help… Read More

Alt  Bowel
Constipation, difficulty emptying and loss of control are highly distressing and seldomly talked about. There is help available... Read More

Alt  Erectile Dysfunction
The inability to achieve or maintain an erection is common, especially as men age. Research has shown that men with strong pelvic floor muscles have better erectile function. Learn how to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles... Read More

Optimise Your Pelvic Health

•    At Women’s & Men’s Health Physiotherapy we lead the way in pelvic health ensuring you can enjoy life to the fullest
    We understand that bladder and bowel problems, prolapse and pelvic pain are distressing
    You are not alone – do not suffer in silence

Get Expert Help For Your Pelvic Floor

    The pelvic floor muscles support and control the bladder and bowel and assist sexual function
    A normal pelvic floor is able to contract and relax; yours may be weak or too tight
    At Women's & Men's Health Physiotherapy we specialise in assessing your pelvic floor and designing a personalised pelvic health program exclusively for you

 

What Is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

The pelvic floor muscles are at the base of the pelvis and attach from the pubic bone at the front to the tail bone at the back. They are like a hammock and support the bladder, uterus and bowel. They also help control the bladder and bowel and play a role in sexual function.

If the pelvic floor muscles are weak, they can contribute to poor bladder and bowel control and pelvic organ prolapse. If you are unable to relax your pelvic floor you may have problems with bladder and bowel emptying or sexual and pelvic pain.

Our specifically trained Physiotherapists will evaluate the function of your pelvic floor muscles and assess your ability to contract and relax these muscles. Pelvic floor muscle training under the guidance of a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist is recognised as an effective treatment for these problems.

 

Real Time Ultrasound – A Useful Tool

We’re up to date with the latest technology which includes Real Time Ultrasound. 
This is an imaging technology that shows contraction and relaxation of deep muscles in real time and allows us to give you a more accurate assessment if required.

 

Uses Of Real Time Ultrasound

•  Your Physiotherapist may make use of ultrasound as part of your pelvic floor and abdominal assessment to ensure you’re activating and relaxing your muscles correctly

•  It may be used as a teaching tool to provide you with immediate visual feedback to improve learning and performance

•  Real Time Ultrasound can be used as a bladder scanner to assess bladder emptying

 

Our Locations

Camberwell
549 Burke Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124
T: 03 8823 8300
F: 03 8823 8399
Hampton
170 Thomas St, Hampton VIC 3188
T: 03 9521 0444
F: 03 9521 0777 

Also consulting at:

Box Hill:  Epworth Eastern Hospital, Level 3, Suite 19, 1 Arnold Street
East Bentleigh: Southern Urology, 7 Chester Street
East Melbourne: Urology Consultants Victoria, Suite 102, Freemasons Hospital, 320 Victoria Parade
Malvern: Australian Urology Associates, Ground Floor, 322 Glenferrie Road
Malvern: Cabrini Mother and Baby Centre, Area E, Level 2, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Road

If you’d like to make an appointment for one of these locations please call our Camberwell rooms on 03 8823 8300