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Unidad de Fisioterapia

PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIOTHERAPY

The integrity of the pelvic floor is key to the support of the pelvic viscera, the mechanisms of continence and sexuality.

Our Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Unit responds to all problems arising from the weakening of the pelvic floor:

  • Urinary or faecal incontinence, involuntary gas leaks
  • Prolapses (slipping out of place of pelvic organs: bladder, uterus and rectum)
  • Chronic pelvic pain, perineal pain
  • Sexual dysfunction, discomfort in sexual intercourse…

Free evaluation of pelvic floor and abdominal wall for all patients of the Unidad de la Mujer subject to appointment reservation.

Common pathologies in men after prostate cancer surgery and in women during menopause or after pregnancy and childbirth.

PHISIOTHERAPY DURING PREGNANCY

  • Strengthening the pelvic floor muscles to prevent urine leakage and other problems
  • Perineal massage accompanied by Epi-no to give elasticity to the perineum and reduce perineal trauma during childbirth (spontaneous lacerations or the need for episiotomy. Especially recommended in nulliparous or multiparous women with previous episiotomy
  • Manual lymphatic drainage and pressure therapy for swelled legs and circulatory problems (varicose veins)
  • Therapeutic massages, acupuncture or kinesio taping for back pain and other musculoskeletal problems

POSTNATAL PHYSIOTHERAPY

  • Rehabilitation of pelvic floor where necessary
  • Strengthening of the abdominal wall (flaccidity, diastasis of rectum or eventrations) through different techniques (electro-stimulation, electroacupuncture, radiofrequency, hypopression …)
  • Fibrous or adherent scars of cesarean section or episiotomy
  • Lumbrocitics, sacral pains due to dislocation of the coccyx at birth, tendinitis due to lactation and other musculoskeletal problems
  • Swollen legs and other venous disorders
  • Postpartum gymnastics: Hypopressive exercises and mummy fitness with or without baby

GENERAL PHYSIOTHERAPY

  • Treatment of contractures, sprains, back pain (cervical, lumbar and sciatica), costal and joint pains, tendinitis, sports injuries and other musculoskeletal problems
  • Acupuncture, manual therapy (massage), bandaging and kinesio taping
  • Lymphatic drainage: a manual physiotherapy technique that improves edematous pictures and fluid retention through a gentle and slow massage following the lymphatic flow
  • Pressure therapy: a controlled compression system that introduces air pressure upwards in a kind of boots that cover legs and buttocks, thereby eliminating liquids, fats and toxins. Indications: fluid retention, circulatory problems, lymphoedema, venous disorders and cellulitis

PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR CHILDREN

  • Rubio Method: Manual therapy that ensures the remission of infant colic safely and effectively.
  • Respiratory physiotherapy. Set of techniques that help eliminate mucus in colds and bronchiolitis

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