Curezone physiotherapy provides Pelvic health services in Mississauga with multidisciplinary approach towards prevention, evaluation, and treatment of injuries. Their main goal is towards female athletes concerned about Pelvic muscle strength. 

What is pelvic floor rehabilitation?

The pelvic floor consists of nerves, fascia and three layers of muscles. These muscles start from the Pubic bone and go to the coccyx (tailbone). Pelvic floor rehabilitation is the physiotherapy treatment of the conditions related to the pelvic floor (Men or women), pelvic girdle dysfunction or SI joint dysfunction, Pregnancy related rehabilitation and pain related issues in and around the pelvic region. Pelvic floor physiotherapy helps in increasing the muscle strength of the weak pelvic floor or increasing the flexibility of the tight pelvic muscles.


What is hypertonic muscle in pelvic floor?

HYPERTONICITY is referred to the tight pelvic floor muscles. Our pelvic Health physiotherapist at Curezone Physiotherapy, Mississauga aims to treat various issues related to men and women health. It generally contributes to Urinary and Fecal Urgency, Urge Incontinence, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Dyspareunia, Vaginismus, Vulvodynia, Pudendal Neuralgia, Interstitial Cystitis and Chronic Prostatitis.


What treatment does a pelvic floor Physiotherapist do to strengthen my pelvic floor?

A physiotherapist will design an exercise program for the individuals’ specific problem, involving muscle re education, bladder retraining and strengthening of the pelvic floor muscles. If the muscles are very weak, a physiotherapist may use electrical stimulation of the pelvic floor muscles.  The can teach strengthening of the pelvic floor muscles, which can help to reverse the process.


What does a pelvic floor physiotherapist do?

Our Pelvic physiotherapist divides your assessment in 3 parts.

  1. Going through your intake form and discussing your subjective history
  2. External Examination to make sure if you have any underlying cause externally.
  3. Internal Examination with fully informed consent: Patient must understand what you are doing & why maintain your patients’ dignity at all times.Vaginal /rectal palpation is the recommended technique for Physiotherapist to understand, teach and give feedback to patients for Pelvic Floor Muscle (PFM) tone globally and assessing the ability  to do a pelvic floor contraction.


How long is usually the pelvic floor assessment?

It usually takes around 1 hour to 75 minutes and sometimes may need 2 sessions to complete the full assessment. In those cases, the physiotherapist discusses the issues to be treated followed by the education about the condition and the treatment required.  


Is any external examination required for pelvic floor physiotherapy?

Yes, the physiotherapist starts the assessment with the external examination after discussing and going through your detailed symptom monitor questionnaire which is given to be filled out before the appointment. It is generally recommended to come 20- 25 minutes earlier to fill up the questionnaire.