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16-88 Duncan Avenue West
Penticton, BC, V2A 7J7
Phone: 250-490-8999

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3002 Orchard Drive
Keremeos, BC, V0X 1N0
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Strength - Mobility - Function

Pelvic Health

Rehabilitation before surgery.

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction can be caused by:

  • HYPOTONICITY (Weak pelvic floor muscles): contributing to stress incontinence, urge incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Incontinence is NOT a normal part of aging
     

  • HYPERTONICITY (Tight pelvic floor muscles): contributing to Urinary and Fecal Urgency, Urge Incontinence, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Dyspareunia, Vaginismus, Vulvodynia, Pudendal Neuralgia, Interstitial Cystitis and Chronic Prostatitis

These can be found in women and men of all ages and activity levels.  As well, it may play a important role in the comfort of women pre and postpartum.  

The Cochrane Collaboration 2010 concluded that Physiotherapists with specialized training in pelvic floor rehabilitation (using internal examination to teach the exercises) should be the first line of defense, before surgical consultation, for stress, urge and mixed incontinence in women.
 
Tracey and Jennifer have specialized training in this area and are looking forward to help you in these areas.