What can be treated and how?

Any trouble within your lumbo-pelvic region (between your belly button and your thighs!) can be assessed and then treated as necessary.  If you are in doubt at all then there is an individualised full case review or telephone consultation service available to discuss your symptoms in more depth.


Problems

We have experience treating and resolving a wide variety of problems including:

Post-surgical (pelvic & abdominal) rehab
Sexual dysfunction
Prolapse treatment and management
Any bowel / bladder problem
Other problems include:
  • Vestibulodynia
  • Pudendal nerve problems /neuralgia
  • Low back pain
  • Difficulty in using tampons
  • Difficulty having smear test completed
  • Trigger points
  • Groin/Hip pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Coccyx pain
  • Sacro-iliac joint problems
  • Vaginismus
  • Interstital cystitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Incontinence or fear of incontinence (leaking or fear of leaking from bladder and/or bowels)
  • Endometriosis
  • Neurogenic bladder & bowel dysfunction
  • Sensory or emptying abnormalities of the lower urinary tract
  • Defecation dysfunction
  • Pelvic floor pain syndromes
  • Symptoms of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility)
  • Labiaplasty
  • Hysterectomy
  • Recovery from ectopic pregnancy
  • Episiotomy
  • Birth injuries
  • Adhesions and scars
  • Prolapse repairs
  • Pelvic floor repairs
  • Hysterectomy (Vaginal or abdominal, Total or sub-total)
  • Mesh surgery
  • Hernia repairs
  • Laparoscopies
  • Myomectomy
  • Oophorectomy/salpingo-oophorectomy
  • Salpingectomy
  • Salpingotomy
  • Surgery for stress incontinence (slings, tapes, colposuspension)
  • Persistant genital arousal/Weiss/Restless genital syndromes
  • Fissures
  • Symptoms of lichen sclerosis and lichen planus
  • Anismus
  • Painful bladder syndrome
  • Cyclical pains (eg menstrual or ovulation)
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Obstructed defecation

Conditions can present separately or co-exist and my fluctuate over time.

Please note we treat men & women.

If you are unsure how pelvic health physiotherapy may be able to help you, there is the option of booking a telephone consultation – that way, if you prefer, we can discuss in detail your problem with you and discuss your treatment options available.


Treatments

We work to ensure a thoroughly holistic approach to your treatment plan – all individualised & tailored to your specific needs. All treatments are carried out in private rooms.

Individualised exercise programme
Pelvic floor muscle re-education
Trigger point release
Biomechanical re-education
Other treatments available
  • Manual therapy (internal & external)
  • Liason with other health care professionals involved in your care/treatment
  • Posture/alignment optimisation
  • Scar release / massage
  • Soft tissue mobilisation
  • Joint mobilisations
  • Biofeedback
  • Electrical stimulation (with own unit)
  • Acupuncture/Dry needling
  • Visceral mobilization
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)