Incontinence is an involuntary leakage of urine or feces and is frequently caused by weakness or dysfunction in the muscles of the pelvic floor and trunk.
Pregnancy, surgery, trauma, aging, and many other factors can contribute to developing incontinence. Physical therapy is extremely important in re-training the right pelvic floor muscles whether or not surgery is needed.
Pelvic prolapse is the descent of the uterus, bladder or rectum into the vaginal canal.Pain may or may not be associated with prolapse.
Prolapse can be caused by weakness in the pelvic floor. It can occur with trauma, pregnancy, or surgery.
Your therapist will perform a thorough examination and discuss with you their findings and treatment options for pelvic floor dysfunction. You will be instructed in exercises, specific to your problem, and an appropriate plan of care.