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Pelvic Health Physiotherapy COCHC – RKB


Pelvic physiotherapy services provided at the City of Coventry Health Centre by UHCW

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About the Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Service

Conditions Treated;
  • Women’s and men’s musculoskeletal pelvic health conditions
  • Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain and back pain.
  • Postnatal diastasis rectus abdominus
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Bladder Urgency/frequency/urge incontinence  (Over Active Bladder)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Pelvic pain of musculoskeletal origin
  • Sexual dysfunction – may include dyspareunia, vestibulodynia and vulvodynia.
  • Erectile dysfunction post surgery
  • Bowel incontinence/dysfunction – after excluding serious pathology
  • Post surgery – gynaecological , urological or colorectal.
  • Post cancer treatment – breast cancer, gynaecological, urological or colorectal cancers.
  • Neurological problems affecting the bladder eg  Cauda equina consequences, MS, Parkinson’s  and spinal cord injury
  • Post prostatectomy urinary incontinence.
Procedures Performed;
  • Vaginal examination
  • Anorectal examination
  • Musculoskeletal assessment  and treatment as indicated
  • Urinalysis
  • Bladder and bowel diary interpretation
  • Bladder training
  • Pelvic floor muscle exercise training
  • Exercise based rehabilitation and manual therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Neuromuscular stimulation (if patient has their own device)
  • Patients registered with GPs outside Coventry
  • Patients requiring surgical assessment
  • Patients requiring pessary fitting
  • Patients who are housebound
  • If the patient requires pads please refer to the Community Continence Service
  • Under 18 years old
  • Patients requiring investigation by secondary care services
Waiting times

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Service waiting time is currently 11 weeks

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