Sexual dysfunctions and pelvic floor
Dysfunctioning of the pelvic floor often results in numerous sexual dysfunctions. Sexual health is important for the well-being of adults, so any dysfunctions can create problems in their everyday life. A large percentage of people experiencing sexual dysfunctions often experience great anxiety, loneliness, and isolation.
How will you know if you are experiencing sexual dysfunctions?If you notice any of the following symptoms, you are probably experiencing sexual dysfunction. Contact the experts at Athens Rehab to fix any hinder between you and your normal everyday life.
Let’s closely observe some facts related to sexual dysfunctions to better understand what is going on. One out of three women will experience painful sex at some point in their lives, sixty per cent (60%) of women experience painful sex during menopause, while 65% of women still have pain during sex even 18 months after childbirth.
An estimated 15-72% of men under the age of 40 may experience erectile dysfunction, while 52% of men aged 40-70 experience mild to moderate erectile dysfunction. A prostatectomy can cause erectile dysfunction in up to 80% of men.
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You don’t have to perpetuate the problem of sexual dysfunction you are facing. With the help of an Athens Rehab pelvic floor rehabilitation specialist, you can take back your life and pleasure!
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for Sexual Dysfunction
Sexual dysfunction is defined as a repeated experience of difficulty during sexual act, desire, orgasm or pain. The pelvic floor muscles are closely involved in sexual function. When there is a pelvic floor dysfunction, sexual pleasure is often replaced by pain. The symptoms are numerous and problematic for people. The good news is that pelvic floor physical therapy can help!
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Sexual dysfunction in women
Sexual dysfunction also occurs in women, especially during menopause or after childbirth. If you notice any of the following symptoms, contact the experts at Athens Rehab for evaluation and treatment:
The most common diagnoses by Athens Rehab specialists in these cases seem to be, among others, the following:
Sexual dysfunction in men
Sexual dysfunction in men manifests itself in various ways. If you notice any of the following symptoms, contact the specialized medical staff of Athens Rehab:
The most common diagnoses by Athens Rehab specialists in these cases seem to be, amongst others, the following:
Athens Rehab: We can help you!
An evaluation by a qualified pelvic floor therapist will determine the role your pelvic floor plays in your symptoms. In the assessment, your history and symptoms are reviewed. During the physical exam the therapist examines the muscles, tissues, joints, nerves and range of motion.
Once the exam is complete, it explains how your symptoms developed and creates short- and long-term goals for your treatment plan. Typically, the frequency of physical therapy is once to twice a week. If needed you are given a home exercise program and instructions. We are here to help you recover and live your life better.
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