Do You Experience Incontinence or Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Symptoms?

Pelvic floor disorders is a term applied to a broad collection of conditions affecting the pelvic organs. These include pelvic floor muscles dysfunction, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, bowel dysfunction and pelvic pain.

Aside from the urinary and bowel symptoms associated with pelvic floor disorders, women will often have sexual function complaints. While they affect both men and women, they are generally more prevalent in women.

Most of the causes of pelvic floor dysfunction are unknown. Traumatic injuries to the pelvic area, such as in an accident, and complications from vaginal childbirth can contribute to this condition.

Sexual function is an important dimension of adult life and there is a relationship between female sexuality and chronic health conditions, including pelvic floor disorders. hat pelvic floor symptoms are associated with low sexual arousal, infrequent orgasm, and dyspareunia in women over 40 years of age.

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), which are often caused by benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), and sexual dysfunction are common in men, with an overall prevalence of >50% in men aged ≥50 years. Men with LUTS have been reported to experience sexual dysfunction, including ejaculatory loss, painful ejaculation, and erectile dysfunction.

Sexual function is essential to good health and well-being in men. The relationship between male sexual function, pelvic floor function, and pelvic pain is complex and only beginning to be appreciated.

Sexual dysfunctions are multifactorial and can be caused by a variety of psychological and biologic issues. As it concerns male sexual dysfunctions has focused on hormonal, neurologic, and/or vascular issues.

We treat the symptoms and work with our patients to get to the underlying cause to lessen and eliminate both. Patients participate in every aspect of their physical therapy treatment which may include manual pelvic therapy, pelvic floor exercises programs, biofeedback, pelvic floor stimulation, magnetic stimulation during the one-on-one, hands-on sessions.

We hope you find this website helpful in your health care decision making.

Our Pelvic Health Services

Our multidisciplinary team offers care from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Features of our care include:

  • A collaborative approach: Our pelvic health team consists of highly trained specialists, including gynecologists, urologists, colorectal surgeons and physical therapists.
  • Nonsurgical therapies and minimally invasive treatment options: Our specialized teams tailor treatment to your unique symptoms. Our goal is to choose the least invasive, most effective options, including behavior and lifestyle changes, biofeedback, electrical stimulation, injection therapy and medications.
  • Accessible care: Our specialists see patients in different locations throughout the Paris metropolitan area.

Our services include:

  • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary care team of pelvic health experts, including specialists from gynecology, urology, colorectal surgery, physical therapy.
  • Innovative treatments for every pelvic floor disorder. Learn more about our pelvic floor disorder treatments and our research and clinical trials.
  • Easy patient referrals for patients in need of specialized care.

We assist women, men of all ages and stages with pelvic health issues, such as incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction. Our mission is simple: to improve the quality of life of those that we treat with professional, confidential and compassionate care.