What does Pelvic Floor (PF) mean?

The pelvic floor consists of many muscles and bones that helps hold your pelvis in place.  There are 36 muscles, 3 ligaments, and 3 bones that make up the pelvis.  There is also 6 main arteries and 10 plus nerves of the pelvis to assist with the function of the pelvic floor.

The pelvic floor helps hold your bladder, vagina and rectum like a bowl.  If there is not enough or too much support, you could experience dysfunction.

Pelvic floor dysfunctions include, but are not limited to urinary or fecal incontinence, difficulty or pain with bowel, bladder, or sexual functions, painful scars after childbirth or surgery, persistent sacroiliac or low back pain, or pelvic pain conditions.

Trilogy Physical Therapy can help you determine if you are experiencing dysfunction and how to help your pelvic floor.

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