Physiotherapy in Women’s Health

In this month’s physiotherapy post we look at special conditions affecting women and how physiotherapy can help in both prevention, treatment and recovery.

Physiotherapy in Women's Health refers to the therapeutic treatment of all dysfunctions affecting the pelvis and pelvic floor. Pelvic Floor: a complex structure composed of a group of muscles that support the pelvic organs and form the uterine canal and a passage for urine and faeces. These muscles not only need to contract in order to keep a woman continent, but they also need to relax to allow for the passage of urine and bowel movements, natural birth and sexual relations. Problems with the pelvic floor may arise when its muscles are either very weak (hypotonia) or very tense (hypertonia). A combination Read more

Gynaecological examination – an appointment you must not overlook

Although some women find it difficult to go to the gynaecologist due to a variety of reasons (embarrassment, discomfort, etc.), the truth is that from a health point of view, this appointment is a must, as it will enable you to prevent the risks of cancer and different STDs, as well as to review fertility options for future pregnancies.

The importance of an annual check up At Best Doctors we believe in prevention as an essential tool in the fight against health problems. Therefore, a yearly visit to the gynaecologist is recommended when a woman’s sex life begins. It is a routine gynaecological examination primarily based on the Pap smear test, which allows the gynaecologist to find possible injury to the cervix or detect early stages of cervical cancer. In either of these eventualities, we have the possibility of keeping the health problem under control, by way of specific medical follow-ups or surgery. What is a Pap smear? It is carried out for further Read more