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Underactive Pelvic Floor Muscle (PFM)

If you’re experiencing poor bladder and bowel control as well as non-pleasurable or painful sexual intercourse, then it is a good idea to have yourself checked for underactive or weak pelvic floor muscles.

What are the symptoms of underactive pelvic floor muscles?

The most common symptoms of overactive pelvic floor muscles are:

  • Urinary/faecal incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Pain or reduced sensation during sexual intercourse

How are underactive pelvic floor muscles treated?

Our specialists here at Sydney Pelvic Clinic will first identify what’s causing the weakness in your pelvic floor muscles and recommend the appropriate treatments to help you build the strength you need to alleviate your symptoms.

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