Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in Calgary

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We are your trusted destination for Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. At Back to Motion, we have team members who specialize in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, helping you to restore and strengthen your pelvic floor muscles for optimal health and well-being. This therapy can effectively help to:
 

  • Relieve pelvic pain or pain in relation to the pelvic floor 
  • Address postpartum issues
  • Aid urinary incontinence
  • Address other pelvic floor conditions
  • Personalized treatments
  • Direct billing available
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Which conditions does Pelvic Floor Physio treat?

Pelvic Floor Physio treatments can benefit a wide number of conditions. Some include:

  • Alleviates pelvic pain
  • Improves bladder and bowel control
  • Enhances sexual health
  • Supports pre- and post-natal pelvic health
  • Reduces symptoms of urinary incontinence
  • Addresses prolapse concerns
  • Relieves dyspareunia (painful intercourse)
  • Aids in diastasis recti recovery
  • Manages chronic pelvic pain conditions
  • Supports bowel function and reduces bowel dysfunction
  • Provides relief for endometriosis-related symptoms
  • Enhances overall pelvic floor muscle strength and coordination
  • Alleviates pelvic pain
  • Improves bladder and bowel control
  • Enhances sexual health
  • Supports pre- and post-natal pelvic health
  • Reduces symptoms of urinary incontinence
  • Addresses prolapse concerns
  • Relieves dyspareunia (painful intercourse)
  • Aids in diastasis recti recovery
  • Manages chronic pelvic pain conditions
  • Supports bowel function and reduces bowel dysfunction
  • Provides relief for endometriosis-related symptoms
  • Enhances overall pelvic floor muscle strength and coordination

Our compassionate and highly trained Physiotherapists will work closely with you to understand your specific concerns, conduct a thorough assessment and develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.

Comprehensive Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

While your personalized plan will vary depending on your health, medical history and other factors, there are several techniques that may be used or combined to address your conditions.

Manual Therapy

Our Physiotherapists employ hands-on techniques to release tension, improve mobility and restore optimal function of the pelvic floor muscles and surrounding structures.

Therapeutic Exercises

We design targeted exercises to strengthen and stabilize the pelvic floor, improving muscle tone, coordination and endurance. These exercises can be tailored to accommodate your specific abilities and goals.

Biofeedback

Using specialized technology, biofeedback provides real-time feedback on muscle activity, helping you develop awareness and control over your pelvic floor muscles.

Education and Lifestyle Modifications

Our Physiotherapists provide valuable education on pelvic health, bladder and bowel habits, posture and body mechanics to empower you with knowledge and strategies for self-care and long-term wellness.

Relaxation Techniques

Stress and tension can contribute to pelvic floor dysfunction. Breathing exercises, mindfulness and relaxation training can help you manage stress and optimize your pelvic floor health.

Embark on your journey to wellness

We are committed to providing a compassionate and supportive environment for your pelvic floor health journey. Your wellness team combines their knowledge and experience with a patient-centered approach to ensure your comfort and progress throughout the rehabilitation process.

Schedule a consultation with our skilled Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists today. Regain control, alleviate symptoms and reclaim a life free from pelvic floor limitations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can benefit from Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy can benefit individuals of various ages and genders. It is commonly recommended for those experiencing pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, postpartum issues, dyspareunia (painful intercourse) and other pelvic floor conditions.

What conditions can Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy help with?

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy can help with a range of conditions, including pelvic pain, urinary incontinence (stress, urge, or mixed), pelvic organ prolapse, dyspareunia, pre- and post-natal pelvic floor concerns, diastasis recti, bowel dysfunction, endometriosis-related symptoms, chronic pelvic pain syndrome and more.

What happens during a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session?

During a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session, we will conduct a comprehensive assessment, which may include both internal and external examinations to evaluate the strength, coordination and function of the pelvic floor muscles. Based on the assessment, we will develop an individualized approach to your condition.

How many Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy sessions will I need?

The number of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy sessions needed varies depending on the individual and the specific condition being treated. Generally, multiple sessions are required to achieve optimal results. The frequency and duration of the sessions will be determined by your wellness team based on your needs.

Is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy painful?

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy should not be painful. Your Physiotherapist will use gentle techniques and exercises to address pelvic floor issues. You may experience mild discomfort or muscle fatigue during certain exercises, but the overall goal is to improve your comfort and function.

How long does each Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session last?

The duration of each Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session typically ranges from 30 to 60 minutes. The exact length may vary depending on the complexity of the condition and the treatment approach used.

Will I need to undress during a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session?

Depending on the assessment and treatment plan, you may be required to undress partially or fully during a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session. Your Physiotherapist will ensure your privacy and comfort throughout the process.

Can Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy help with postpartum recovery?

Yes, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy can be beneficial for postpartum recovery. It helps address issues such as pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, diastasis recti, urinary incontinence and perineal healing after childbirth.

Is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy suitable for men?

Absolutely, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy is suitable for men as well. Men can experience conditions such as pelvic pain, urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction that can be effectively addressed through Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation.

Can Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy help with pelvic organ prolapse?

Yes, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy can help with pelvic organ prolapse. The Physiotherapist can guide you in strengthening the pelvic floor muscles and provide education on lifestyle modifications to manage and reduce the symptoms associated with prolapse.

Can I continue with my regular exercise routine while undergoing Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

It is generally safe to continue with regular exercise during Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. However, it is important to communicate with your Physiotherapist and follow their guidance regarding modifications or precautions specific to your condition and exercise routine.

Are there any side effects of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

Side effects from Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy are typically minimal. You may experience mild muscle soreness, fatigue or temporary exacerbation of symptoms during the initial stages of treatment. These effects are usually transient and part of the healing process.

Can I undergo Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy during pregnancy?

Yes, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy can be beneficial during pregnancy. It can help with pelvic pain, prepare the pelvic floor muscles for labor and address bladder and bowel issues associated with pregnancy. However, it is important to consult with your healthcare provider and seek the guidance of a Physiotherapist experienced in prenatal care.

How do I prepare for a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session?

There is usually no specific preparation required for a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy session. It is advisable to wear comfortable clothing and come with any relevant medical history or information related to your condition.

Can Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy be combined with other treatments?

Yes, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy can be combined with other treatments or therapies, such as medication, surgery or complementary therapies. It is important to communicate with your healthcare provider and inform your Physiotherapist about any ongoing treatments or therapies you are receiving.

Is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy suitable for older adults?

Yes, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy is suitable for older adults. It can address age-related changes in pelvic floor function, such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain. Physiotherapy can be tailored to accommodate the specific needs and abilities of older adults.

Do you offer direct billing?

Yes, we offer direct billing services to most insurance providers. Our team will be happy to assist you in determining your coverage eligibility and handling the direct billing procedures during your appointment.

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Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in Calgary, Alberta

Welcome, we’re so glad to have you. Our Pelvic Floor Physiotheraphy clinic is in NW Calgary near Nose Hill and the Calgary neighbourhoods of North Haven, Huntington Hills, Beddington Heights, Highwood, Highland Park and NE Calgary.