Patients can be self-referred or referred by their physician.

Anyone, female or male – should ask about pelvic floor therapy if they have the following symptoms:

  • Urinary frequency, urgency, hesitancy, stopping and starting of the urine stream, painful urination, or incomplete emptying
  • Constipation, straining, pain with bowel movements
  • Unexplained pain in low back, lower abdomen, pelvic region, hips, genital area, or rectum
  • Pain during or after intercourse, orgasm, or sexual stimulation
  • Pain during vaginal exams or when using a tampon (women)
  • Uncoordinated muscle contractions causing the pelvic floor muscles to spasm
  • Urinary and Fecal Urgency, Urge Incontinence, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Dyspareunia, Vaginismus, Vulvodynia, Pudendal Neuralgia, Interstitial Cystitis and Chronic Prostatitis, Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pain during urination or when the bladder is full
  • Urine leakage when coughing, sneezing or laughing
  • Chronic pain linked to endometriosis, irritable bowel syndrome or fibromyalgia

Pelvic floor therapy also has a number of applications for pregnant women and women who have recently given birth. It can help with everything from pregnancy discomfort to C-section healing and post-birth issues.

Please contact PhysioNorth if you are interested in pelvic floor physiotherapy or if you have any questions.