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Men's Pelvic Care

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As an essential, yet often overlooked aspect of men's health, pelvic floor physical therapy has seen a rise in popularity among men in recent years, providing a safe and effective way to address a variety of health concerns. From urinary and bowel incontinence to sexual dysfunction, pelvic floor therapy offers a holistic approach to healing and restoration. As with any type of physical therapy, the practice focuses on identifying and addressing the underlying issues that contribute to these symptoms. Utilizing exercises and techniques designed to strengthen and tone the pelvic floor muscles, men can experience improved bladder control, reduced pain, and enhanced sexual function. While the idea of pelvic floor therapy may be intimidating to some, this specialized form of physical therapy has proven to be a game-changer for men seeking to regain their quality of life.

 

The pelvic floor is a complex network of muscles that supports your bladder, bowel, and sexual organs. When these muscles become weakened or overactive, it can lead to a host of problems such as urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, and even sexual dysfunction.

 

Understanding Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for Men

A pelvic floor physical therapist is a professional who has undergone specialized training to understand and treat the unique aspects of male pelvic anatomy. These therapists provide education, exercises, and techniques designed to help men strengthen, relax, and stretch the pelvic floor muscles.

Pelvic rehabilitation often begins with a detailed assessment of the pelvic floor muscle layers. The physical therapist assess length, tension, and the ability to contract.

What We Treat with Pelvic Physical Therapy for Men

Our dedicated team of pelvic floor physical therapists is experienced in treating a wide range of male pelvic health issues, including:

  • Pelvic pain

  • Post-prostatectomy rehabilitation

  • Coccydynia (tailbone pain)

  • Urinary and fecal incontinence

  • Sexual dysfunction

  • Bowel control problems

Benefits of Men's Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Men's pelvic floor physical therapy offers numerous benefits. For instance, it can manage erectile dysfunction by improving blood flow, increasing muscle control, and reducing pelvic pain. It's also beneficial for men recovering from a prostatectomy, offering effective rehab solutions that aid in faster recovery.

 

In addition, pelvic floor PT can help men struggling with urinary or fecal incontinence by strengthening the muscles that control these functions, thereby improving quality of life.

What to Expect During Pelvic Rehabilitation

During your first visit to BeWhole Pelvic Physical Therapy, the physical therapist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation to understand your specific needs. The therapy often consists of a combination of exercises and techniques tailored to relieve your pain and discomfort.

Pelvic physical therapy for men is a journey, one that requires patience and commitment. But with the right guidance from a skilled pelvic floor physical therapist, men can reclaim control over their pelvic health, improve their daily functions, and enhance their overall quality of life.

At our clinic, we offer a comprehensive men's health physical therapy treatment program designed to address various conditions such as pelvic pain and incontinence. Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to helping you regain strength, comfort, and confidence. Contact us today to schedule your first appointment.

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