Pelvic floor rehabilitation can help patients with pelvic floor disease improve or relieve clinical symptoms, and help special populations prevent pelvic floor diseases such as urinary incontinence, vaginal relaxation, organ prolapse, and pain during intercourse. However, not everyone can do pelvic floor rehabilitation! Who can't do pelvic floor rehabilitation?
1. How much do you know about pelvic floor rehabilitation?
The pelvis is connected to the spine at the top and the lower limbs at the bottom. It plays an important role in posture stability, posture changes and daily life. The pelvis bears the pressure of pregnancy and the pulling during vaginal delivery. It will cause nerve or muscle damage due to pregnancy, childbirth, aging, bad habits and other reasons, leading to a series of pelvic floor diseases.
Pelvic floor rehabilitation can solve various pelvic floor diseases caused by the decline of pelvic floor function. It can repair pelvic floor damage and enhance pelvic floor function. It is a widely used non-surgical treatment method in clinical practice. Nowadays, with the development of technology, pelvic floor rehabilitation has developed rapidly. Electrical stimulation, magnetic stimulation, and biofeedback have all become important means of pelvic floor rehabilitation.
2. Who cannot do pelvic floor rehabilitation?
These 9 types of people cannot do pelvic floor rehabilitation, did you know?
Pelvic floor rehabilitation can stimulate muscle contraction and blood circulation in the pelvic region, which is unsafe for pregnant women, and there are risks such as uterine contractions and premature birth.
People with epilepsy
Abnormal discharge of brain neurons is the cause of epilepsy patients, and stimulation in pelvic floor rehabilitation may induce the patient's symptoms.
<3 weeks after operation (wound area)
After the operation, the body needs a period of recovery, and the pelvic floor rehabilitation is carried out in a short period of time after the operation, which may cause wound bleeding and infection.
Women with menstruation and vaginal bleeding
For women who have vaginal bleeding during menstruation or postpartum lochia, it is not suitable for pelvic floor rehabilitation. There is a risk of infection and may increase the amount of bleeding.
There are electronic or metal implants in the stimulation area
Electronic or metal implants are conductors, and electrical or magnetic stimulation may cause them to heat up and shift.
Patients with malignant tumors in the stimulation area
There is currently no evidence that electrical or magnetic stimulation can spread tumor cells. However, due to the possibility of tumor cell spreading, pelvic floor rehabilitation is not recommended for patients with malignant pelvic tumors.
Patients with a pacemaker or severe arrhythmia
Patients with acute genitourinary infections
When inflammation is present, the pelvic floor is in an abnormal state, and it is difficult to determine whether the patient’s symptoms are due to inflammation or pelvic floor damage, and rehabilitation treatment also has the risk of aggravating infection.
People with sensory or cognitive impairment
The process of pelvic floor rehabilitation requires the cooperation of patients. It is difficult for people with sensory or cognitive dysfunction to cooperate with treatment and cannot perform pelvic floor rehabilitation under the guidance of professionals.
The above are all contraindicated groups for pelvic floor rehabilitation. If you have pelvic floor problems but belong to the above-mentioned contraindicated groups, you should first communicate with the medical staff. If you have suffered from one or more pelvic floor diseases, but they are not in the above-mentioned taboo range, you should solve the pelvic floor problem through pelvic floor rehabilitation as soon as possible, and find a healthy pelvic floor as soon as possible.
3. If you have the following symptoms, please do it as soon as possible
The following are the symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction diseases. If these symptoms appear, it means that your pelvic floor may have a problem, and you need to solve it through pelvic floor rehabilitation.
When the pelvic floor is injured, urination problems such as frequent urination, urgency, and incomplete urination may occur. Urine leakage may also occur when laughing, running, jumping, sneezing, or climbing stairs.
When the pelvic floor muscles and nerve tissues are damaged, defecation problems such as constipation, difficulty in defecation, hard defecation, and incontinence may occur.
Female sexual dysfunction is also related to the pelvic floor. Pelvic floor problems such as painful intercourse and vaginal relaxation will affect women’s sexual satisfaction.
Pelvic organ prolapse
Pelvic organ prolapse includes cystocele, rectocele, uterine prolapse, intestinal hernia and vaginal vault. Pelvic organ prolapse may cause foreign body sensation in the vagina, varying degrees of pain or falling sensation in the lumbosacral area, and may also be accompanied by urination and defecation problems such as dysuria, leakage of urine, and constipation.
Chronic pelvic pain
The causes of chronic pelvic pain are complex and involve a wide range of areas. For chronic pelvic pain of myofascial origin, pelvic floor rehabilitation can effectively alleviate.
Finally, who cannot do pelvic floor rehabilitation? Who should do pelvic floor rehabilitation as soon as possible? Do you know everything now?