What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?
Pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles that extend from the pubic bone to the tailbone. These muscles form a sling between the legs and are responsible for supporting the low back, hip joints and pelvic organs (bladder and rectum in men, bladder, uterus and rectum in women). They play a very important role in urination, bowel function and sexual function. Just like other muscles, they can become too weak, too tight or injured.
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About Katie Kelly PT
Katie’s interest in pelvic and core health began as a student in physiotherapy school. Following graduation she completed her first post-graduate pelvic health course in 2011 and has been treating patients internally since this time.
Katie has been trained to treat urinary/fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pain associated with pregnancy, post-natal recovery, post-operative rehabilitation and pelvic pain disorders. Katie works with a variety of patients; from children to those in their 90’s. She treats both women and men with pelvic floor and core muscle problems.