Women's Pelvic Health


Do you leak when you cough, sneeze or exercise?
Do you have trouble getting to the toilet on time?
Are you always going to the toilet?

Annoying and embarrassing bladder problems can have a huge impact on your life. You might find yourself avoiding enjoyable activities, arranging your daily routine around where the nearest toilets are or waking up exhausted because your bladder has interrupted your sleep.

Many women experience bladder leakage. No matter how light, it’s not normal. You don’t have to live with it or suffer in silence. In most cases, bladder problems can be cured or managed better.

Common Symptoms:

    Leaking urine when you cough, sneeze or exercise
    Rushing to the toilet with an overwhelming urge to go
    Leaking urine on the way to the toilet
    Going to the toilet frequently
    Having your sleep interrupted by the need to urinate
    Feeling like you haven’t emptied your bladder properly
•    Having to return to the toilet soon after urinating
•    Difficulty getting started or having to strain to empty your bladder

Possible Causes Of Bladder Problems:

    Pregnancy & childbirth
    Poor pelvic floor muscle function
•    Constipation
    Poor fluid & toileting habits
    Chronic cough
    Strenuous sports
    Ageing & menopause
    Neurological conditions

How We Can Help:

Evidence shows that you can successfully treat these bladder problems through a personalised pelvic health program designed and managed by a specifically trained Physiotherapist. At Women’s & Men’s Health Physiotherapy we specialise in designing a personalised pelvic health program exclusively for you.

What To Expect:

    A thorough assessment to establish your goals, pelvic floor requirements and treatment plan
    Design of a personalised pelvic floor muscle exercise program
    Progression of your program  and application to daily activities
    Instruction in good bladder habits, fluid intake and bladder training

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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.

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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



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