Pelvic Floor Therapy and Aging

Pelvic floor disorders occur when one is unable to relax and coordinate the muscles located on your pelvic floor. This can result in symptoms such as constipation, experiencing a frequent need to pee, and having urine or stool leakage. The three main types of pelvic floor disorders are:

– Lack of bowel control.

– Pelvic organ prolapse.

– Obstructive defecation.

Symptoms affect about 10% of women ages 20 to 39, 27% of women ages 40 to 59, 37% of women ages 60 to 79, and nearly 50% of women age 80 or older. can be critical in managing symptoms of a pelvic floor disorder.

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