The pelvic floor is a set of muscles and ligaments that close the abdominal cavity in its lower part, and its main function is to keep the pelvic organs (bladder, uterus, vagina and rectum) in the correct. position.
MAINTAINING A GOOD STATE OF THE PELVIC FLOOR IS BASIC FOR WOMEN´S HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE. IN GINELUX WE HAVE A PHYSIOTHERAPIST SPECIALISED IN PELVIC FLOOR TO HELP YOU.
How can pelvic floor physiotherapy help you?
– If you are PREGNANT, the preparation for labour from the physiotherapy helps you to tone the muscles and prepare them for the moment of labour, through exercises, perineal massage, stretching, techniques and postures to control pain, physiological push training, etc., With the aim of reducing perineal damage during labour
– After BIRTH, the physiotherapy helps you recover the muscular tone of your pelvic floor and to reduce the pain of scars and contractures.
– In MENOPAUSE, where hormones cause weakness of the pelvic floor muscles, physiotherapy helps you tone it to prevent future problems or treat them if there were any.
-If you have URINE LOSSES, you feel that you do not get to the bathroom on time (urinary urgency) or you wake up many times at night to urinate, it is indicative of a pelvic floor dysfunction. Physical therapy can help you solve your problem
-If you have PAIN during intercourse it can be due to an increase of the tone of the muscles of your pelvic floor, or contractures, trigger points, scars, etc. Remember that they are muscles and as such, they can be injured if they are weak.
-If you feel a MASS or WEIGHT in the vagina.
-If you practice IMPACT SPORT and you want to assess the state of your pelvic floor and learn how to protect it during sports practice.