Pelvic health physiotherapy is an important part of overall health and well-being for women of all ages There are many benefits to pelvic health physiotherapy, including improved bladder and bowel control, less pain during sex, and reduced risk of incontinence and prolapse. Pelvic health physiotherapy can also help to improve Read more
The pelvic floor has an essential role on various aspects in our body. By supporting pelvic organs, bladder and bowel, the pelvic floor helps maintain continence and avoid women’s health issues such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary leakage or incontinence. It also holds these organs in the best position so they can achieve their function.
So how can you recognise the signs of a weak pelvic floor and related issues?
A majority of women in France have roughly 10 appointments soon after they have given birth with their Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation physiotherapist. You may think why 10 sessions? This is because women need to look after themselves properly with the correct postnatal care and pelvic floor exercises. After 9 months of pregnancy, their body has been under important tensions and unbalances. Pelvic floor rehabilitation will assure you to avoid any future pelvic floor related conditions or conditions related to the pregnancy such as incontinence or diastasis recti (abdominal separation).
Women’s health telehealth can see you and treat you via physio video consultations if you find yourself in the impossibility to get postnatal treatment at the clinic or via home visits. Online women’s health physio sessions will have the same purposes and efficiency as usual clinical consultations, and will include an assessment, diagnosis and tailored treatment program to help you recover surely and safely with the guidance and follow ups from your physiotherapist specialised in pregnancy, postnatal and women’s health, Pilates and personal training.
Women’s body will go through a lot during pregnancy, experiencing issues and pain that could go on after childbirth. Which is why taking care of these conditions as soon as the first symptoms appear will help prevent any further complications and pain during your pregnancy. Then following your childbirth, Postnatal Physiotherapy will help avoid all undesirable consequences of the pregnancy such as incontinence, pelvic pain, prolapse, abdominal separation and more.
If you find yourself in the impossibility of going to a physio clinic or receiving home visit treatments, women’s health specialists can still see you and help you via online video physiotherapy sessions. With the same purposes and efficiency as clinical consultations, online physio sessions will bring you assessment, diagnosis and personalised treatment program to help you recover surely and safely, with the guidance and follow ups from your physiotherapist specialised in women’s health, pregnancy, postnatal, sexual dysfunction, menopause, Pilates or personal training.
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Postnatal rehabilitation is an important step in recovery after birth, pregnancy being one of the first causes of pelvic floor weakening. But the more you age and the more your muscles lose their tonus, including pelvic floor muscles. The arrival of menopause later in life brings hormonal and physical imbalance, which can worsen a pelvic floor already weak and lead to women’s health issues such as urinary incontinence, prolapse or sexual problems.
This is why pelvic floor and urinary rehabilitation will be useful not only after having a child, but also at all stage of a woman’s life.
The 9 months of pregnancy put women’s body through so many changes, whether it is physical or hormonal, which often lead to some kind of pain or discomfort that can be prevented or treated. As if it wasn’t enough, they also need to prepare themselves for delivery and rehabilitation after birth.
So how women should look after their body during pregnancy and think ahead about postnatal recovery?