Introduction to Pelvic Physiotherapy
Pelvic Physiotherapy is a specialized form of physiotherapy which addresses various pelvic health concerns and can help clients achieve better overall pelvic health and ultimately lead a more meaningful life.
Our Pelvic Physiotherapy Erin Mills clinic will evaluate and assess your symptoms, medical history, and overall pelvic health. After the full assessment, they will discuss findings to you and the plan of treatment.
Common conditions our registered pelvic physiotherapists in Erin Mills help with:
- Pelvic and vaginal pain
- Prenatal and postpartum musculoskeletal pain
- Male and Female Sexual issues
- Interstitial cystitis
- Rectal Prolapse
- Pudendal neuralgia
- Interstitial cystitis
- Proctalgia Fugax
- Rectal pain
- Vestibulodynia and Vaginismus
- Anal fissures and fistulas
- SI (Sacroiliac) joint pain
- Pre and post-prostatectomy rehabilitation
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)
- Perineal Stretching
Tips for preparing for your pelvic physiotherapy appointment:
- It is a good idea to make a list of any questions you have for the therapist.
- Do not drink too much water before your appointment.
- Keep an open mind and try your best to be willing to try different exercises recommended by your pelvic physiotherapist.
- It is better not to eat heavy meals before your appointment.
- Make sure to complete the necessary online forms which will be sent to you upon booking.
- Do not forget to upload or bring a doctor’s note to your appointment if your extended health insurance needs it for billing purposes.
- Wear comfortable clothes that make it easy to assess your pelvic area.
- Let your pelvic physiotherapist if you are pregnant.
- Bring diagnostic reports and pertinent documentation to your appointment.
- We advise you not to drink too much water and try not to eat heavy meals before your appointment
How to find a pelvic physiotherapy service in Erin Mills
Triangle Physiotherapy Erin Mills is located at 2520 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga, unit 205 right across Credit Valley Hospital. We are in the white cruise ship shaped building at the corner of Erin Mills and Eglington.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Can my pelvic floor become too strong that it will interfere with labor?
Sometimes a very strong pelvic floor can make it hard for the dilation of cervix which then makes it hard for the baby to descend during labor and delivery. Seeing a registered pelvic physiotherapist can help ensure smoother delivery and prevent this issue.
2. Can prenatal pelvic floor rehabilitation prevent tearing?
Yes, seeing a pelvic physiotherapist during pregnancy can most definitely help prepare your pelvic floor muscles for delivery and reduce the risk for episiotomy or tearing.
3. Can I use a vaginal stimulator at home?
Yes, you may use it at home and our clinic have it available for sale. It’s crucial to be seen and fully assessed by one of our registered pelvic physiotherapist before to make sure it would be beneficial and safe for you as well as to ensure proper usage.
4. Can pelvic floor therapy help with painful intercourse?
Pelvic floor physiotherapy can be very beneficial in treating painful intercourse. Our registered pelvic floor physiotherapists will conduct a detailed assessment and create a treatment plan to address any muscle imbalances or tension as well that could be contributing to the pain.
5. What is an internal examination?
During an internal examination for pelvic physiotherapy, the physiotherapist will insert a gloved and lubricated finger into the vagina or rectum in order to assess the strength, tone of the pelvic floor muscles and tissues. You may feel some pressure or discomfort. The pelvic physiotherapist will explain the process to you in detail and will ensure you are comfortable with the process.