Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
In fact, studies show that one woman in four will have issues with urinary incontinence at some point during her life cycle! And your Physiotherapists with additional training in Women’s Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy may be able to help!
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What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists are specially trained to assess the external and internal structures of your pelvic floor that often lead to urinary or bowel incontinence, urgency, frequency and prolapse, dyspareunia, as well as being an integral contributor to low back, pelvic and hip pain. They may also help in your pre-natal journey with preparing the pelvic floor and body for labour and delivery or in your post-natal journey through a guided return to exercise and impact activity. They will assess the strength, relaxation and coordination of the muscles and connect them with the rest of your core, posture and movement patterns to get you functioning at your optimum capacity and achieving your personal goals.
What to expect at your Physiotherapy assessment?
Pelvic Floor Treatment will or may include:
If you would like to book a women’s health or pelvic floor treatment book an appointment with us at our St. Vital location (Meadowood), today!
*Internal pelvic examination is the gold standard for Pelvic Floor assessment and treatment. If you are uncomfortable with this or have any questions, please speak with your Physiotherapist regarding treatment options.
Mastitis/Clogged Milk Ducts Treatment and Therapeutic Ultrasound
1/3 breastfeeding mothers may suffer from mastitis (Foxman et al., 2002) during their first 6 weeks after delivery. Symptoms generally include; palpable lump in breast, pain, redness, warmth, tenderness or systemic effects such as flu-like symptoms (increased temperature, fever and malaise).
Your mastitis trained pelvic health physiotherapist may be able to help with treatment options such massage, taping, education and/or therapeutic ultrasound.
Due to the time sensitive nature of mastitis symptoms we will accommodate same or next day appointments to assist you.
If you are suffering from mastitis symptoms book an appointment or reach out to discuss with us today!
Recovery for all levels
Elite specializes in injury recovery for all sports and levels of athlete. Our team facilitates rapid access to complete recovery. Frequently, we see patients within a day or two of their physician exam when return to full function is critical. We immediately address acute swelling, pain and compensatory issues and initiate a home program to maintain strength and motion.
In order to ensure a successful treatment and speed recovery, you need to be fully committed to your treatment plan. Your time in the clinic is only part of the process. The exercises and perhaps changes in your own behavior are a crucial part of your plan. We know how your body works; we may identify an underlying weakness, poor posture, work habits, or other factors that contribute to the problem.