Bladder leakage (urinary incontinence) is not normal. Despite the marketing campaigns from sanitary pad companies, women and men can resolve their urinary leakage in most cases. They do not have to resort to using a pad for the rest of their lives. Research strongly recommends pelvic floor physiotherapy as a first-line treatment approach. There are .
For people whose bowels are regular, we don’t give much thought to our poo. However, for those who have challenges – such as diarrhoea, constipation or difficulty controlling wind – this can be embarrassing and distressing. The normal frequency for opening your bowels is between 3 times per week and 3 times per day. Conditions that pelvic floor physiotherapists see include: .