Men's Health Physiotherapy
What is Men’s Health Physiotherapy?
Men’s health physiotherapy plays a vital role in the holistic care of male health and is backed by high-quality research to assist men with improving and recovering from many male-specific conditions.
Men’s Health Physiotherapy incorporates assessing and treating issues related to your bladder, and bowel and is able to optimise your recovery from prostate surgery.
Men’s Health Physiotherapy Treatment Options
Did you know that 1 in 10 Australian men suffer from urinary incontinence at some point in their life? And 1 in 6 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer before the age of 85, with high rates of associated bladder, bowel and erectile dysfunction? It’s no secret that men aren’t the best at asking for help, especially when it comes to their health. Fortunately, THERE IS HELP!
At PhysioWorks Ashgrove, our Physiotherapist Scott Schulte has additional training and extensive experience in helping male patients with a wide variety of conditions. He covers issues related to your bladder, and bowel and is able to optimise your recovery from the common side effects following prostate surgery. Areas that Scott can help you with include:
- Pre and post prostatectomy management
- Urinary incontinence, including urge and stress incontinence
- Urinary urgency, frequency or concerns with incomplete bladder emptying
- Pelvic floor muscle training using real-time ultrasound
- Bowel dysfunction, including constipation or incomplete emptying
- Fecal incontinence
- Erectile dysfunction
If you are experiencing men’s health issues, or you would like some more information, contact us at PhysioWorks Ashgrove.
- Pre & Post Prostatectomy Rehab – Highlights the importance of physiotherapy before and after prostate surgery, focusing on recovery and improving quality of life.
- Male Pelvic Floor Exercises: A Physiotherapist’s Insights – Offers valuable information on strengthening the male pelvic floor to improve bladder and bowel control, and sexual function. It explains the importance of these exercises, especially post-prostate surgery, and how to perform them correctly.
- Urinary Incontinence (Men) – Focuses on understanding urinary incontinence in men, its causes, and physiotherapy treatment options to manage and overcome this condition.
- Faecal Incontinence (Men) – Provides an overview of faecal incontinence, including causes, symptoms, and how men’s health physiotherapy can assist in managing this condition.
- Constipation (Men) – Discusses constipation as a common issue affecting men’s health, with tips on management through diet, lifestyle changes, and physiotherapy techniques.