© 2015 by Lisa Yates, Continence & Women's Health Physiotherapy

We can help if you are experiencing:

 

  • leakage of urine when you cough, laugh, sneeze (stress incontinence)

  • difficulty controlling your bladder on the way to the toilet (urgency and urge incontinence)

  • needing to visit the toilet frequently throughout the day and/or several times at night (frequency and nocturia)

  • difficulty controlling wind (flatus incontinence) or sometimes have soiling or accidents from your bowel (faecal incontinence)

  • a heavy or dragging sensation in your vagina or notice a bulge (pelvic organ prolapse)

  • straining or difficulty in emptying your bowel (constipation and obstructed defecation)

  •  pain or difficulty with intercourse (can be due to tight muscles or scar tissue)

  • decreased sensation during sex after having a baby

  • difficulty keeping a tampon in during your period (pelvic floor laxity)

  •  persistent pain in your pelvis or bladder

  • pregnancy related back, neck, pelvic or groin pain

  • you have separation of your abdominal muscles (rectus abdominis diastasis)

  •  blocked ducts or inflammation of your breasts during breast-feeding

 

We can also help you if:

  • You have had a baby and want expert advice & guidance getting fit and strong again

  • Have had surgery for prolapse or incontinence and would like advice on preventing future problems

  • Are planning surgery for incontinence and/or prolapse and want to prepare your body and enhance your recovery

  • Have prostate cancer and would like advice on pelvic floor strengthening before or after surgery

  • Have a pelvic floor problem and want to get fit/lose weight but you’re unsure where to start