Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession dealing with rehabilitation of patients after severe accidents or illnesses. Physiotherapists deal with physiotherapy treatment in the form of exercise, manual therapy and devices used to aid recovery. They are the best persons to advise upon which physiotherapy treatment would be most beneficial for an individual in overcoming a particular problem. A physiotherapist has to follow strict rules and regulations set forth by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) and provincial colleges of physiotherapy.
In Which Way Our Physiotherapy Services Can Help You?
Our physiotherapy services in Burlington focus on:
- Restoring physical function
- Reduction of pain in your daily activities
- Maximizing strength, flexibility, and movement
- Building an exercise and treatment plan that helps you rehabilitate
- Faster recovery and rehabilitation that helps prevent other injuries
Remember, everyone is different and comes with a different lifestyle, genetics and response to treatment. An assessment is a key element to design your treatment plan.
Manual therapy is a non-invasive technique based on a disciplined routine of soft tissue manipulation and exercise that has been found very effective in the management of many musculoskeletal and neurological orthopedic injuries. This type of treatment is widely used in Canada as being extremely beneficial for patients suffering from many types of injuries. Manual therapy combined with therapeutic exercise movements helps also to provide relief from pain and improve motor function.
Manual therapy has proven to help many people suffering from (not confined to):
- Soft tissue injuries
- Back problems
- Muscle injuries
- Nerve damage
- Musculoskeletal issues.
Manual therapy also provides patients with the motivation and skills they need to strengthen their muscles, rebuild muscle tone and become more mobile, increasing fitness and mobility.
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a form of physiotherapy which focuses on correcting the strength, shape, and tone of the pelvic floor muscles. The term comes from the fact that these muscles play an important role in women’s pelvic health and pelvic floor muscles strength.
One of the most common treatment options is to perform exercises that strengthen the muscles around the pelvis, rectum, vagina, and other pelvic organs. Some of these exercises can also help in the prevention of further problems such as:
- Loss of Bladder and/or Bowel Control
- Urinary Urgency and Frequency
- Chronic Constipation
- Bed-wetting/ Daytime Wetting
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Painful Sex
- Mummy Tummy
- Pain in the Pelvic area
Neuro physiotherapy is a branch of physiotherapy that mainly treat motor impairments resulting from brain damage, spinal cord injuries, stroke and multiple sclerosis (MS).
Neuro physiotherapy can also be used for neurological diseases, such as Parkinson and Bell’s Palsy. Neuro physiotherapy treatments aim at improving motor function, and preventing permanent disabilities caused by these diseases through focused rehabilitation.
What Are The Goals Of Neuro Physiotherapy Rehabilitation?
- Improve balance, walking gait, and pattern
- Strengthen the body through exercise
- Develop better endurance and activity tolerance
- Address orthopedic issues related to the person’s condition
Pediatric physiotherapy is an area of physiotherapy to treat children, specifically infants, and toddlers with different conditions or injuries. Pediatric physiotherapy helps to identify physical limitations, develop preventive care, increase motor skill development, address mobility concerns, and increase emotional well-being.
Part of the service is to undertake a pediatric assessment and evaluation to assess the child medical history, obtain information about the child’s development, perform physical exams, and provide a plan of care if needed, then monitor the progress.
Treatment from our pediatric physiotherapy can provide relief to a variety of conditions (congenital and acquired) that can face children and adolescents, such as:
- Cerebral palsy
- Down syndrome
- Developmental delay
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Postural issues: torticollis, and scoliosis
- Idiopathic toe walking
- Muscular dystrophy
- Sports and recreation injuries
- Muscle and ligament injuries/tears
- Joint stiffness and pain
- Post-fracture treatment