Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Floor

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ISBN-13: 9783131610010
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 488
File size: 30 MB
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About the Author

Physical Therapist in Private Practice, Pasadena, CA, USA
formerly Clinical Program Coordinator, Rehabilitation Services, St. Lukes Hospital Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Table of Contents

1 Basics
Anatomy and physiology of the pelvic floor
The nervous system and motor learning
Chronic pelvic pain of musculoskeletal origin
Posture and the pelvic floor
Low back pain and the pelvic floor
Functional disorders and reflex incontinence
Psychosocial influences
Evidence-based physiotherapy with stress and urge incontinence

2 Treatment techniques
Manual therapy
Strain and Counterstrain with pain in the pelvic region
Connective tissue massage
Physical therapies
Visceral mobilization
Training and functional exercises for the pelvic floor muscles
Diagnostics and treatment of reflex incontinence
Lymph edema

3 Therapy for children
Incontinence in children

4 Therapy for women
Swinging and pushing – traditional childbearing behaviour as a gentle method for mother and child
Storage and voiding disorders of the bladder
Prolapse complaints
Treatment of sexual and pelvic floor dysfunctions

5 Therapy for men
Pelvic floor function in men
Prostata problems
Incontinence in men
Assessment of incontinence in men
Treatment of incontinence in men
Pain in the pelvic region
Erectile dysfunction
Conclusion

6 Therapy with rectal and anal dysfunctions
Anal dysfunction after delivery
Physiotherapy with anorectal disorders

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